By Eveline Dürr,Philipp Schorch
This quantity explores cultural, social and fiscal connections among the Americas and the South Pacific. It reaches past Sino-American collaborations to target quite ignored, and occasionally invisible, Southern linkages, asking how those connections originated and feature constructed through the years, which neighborhood responses they've got generated, and what effect those procedures have within the sector when it comes to representational kinds and methods, new cultural practices, and empowerment of people in (post)colonial contexts. the amount additionally compares and contrasts interesting parallels of politics and identification formation. by means of extending the focal point past East Asia to the Southern Pacific quarter, together with Island connections with the Americas, the quantity presents a extra complete realizing of contemporary dynamics and transferring family members around the Pacific. by way of coming near near the Transpacific Americas as an assemblage or relational house, that's created and turns into significant via a number of localities and their translocal connections, the e-book complicates the Euro-American contrast among "centre" and "rim". whereas the gathering bargains a particular geographical concentration, it at the same time emphasizes the translocal traits of particular destinations via their entanglements in transpacific assemblages inside and throughout cultural, social and fiscal spheres. moreover, with no neglecting the inextricable, ancient measurement of anthropological views, the focal point is at the diversified and unforeseen modern types of cultural, social and financial encounters and engagements, and on (re)emerging Indigenous networks. based on empirical learn, the amount explores face-to-face encounters, kin "from below," and transcultural interactions and relationships in, in addition to rules and conceptualizations of, cultural areas throughout localities that experience lengthy been perceived as separate, yet are certainly heavily interconnected.
By Ali Mozaffari
By Dominique Moran,Anna K. Schliehe
By Paul, Assoc Prof Kingsbury,Gavin J, Professor Andrews,Robin, Professor Kearns
Unearthing the messy and sprawling interrelationships of position, wellness, and well known tune, this ebook explores musical soundscapes of wellbeing and fitness, starting from activism to foreign charity, to healing remedies and the way well being is sought and attained in contexts of song. Drawing on severe social theories of the construction, flow, and intake of well known song, the booklet gathers jointly assorted insights from geographers and musicologists.
Popular song has turn into more and more embedded in complicated and infrequently contradictory discourses of well being. for example, a few new genres and sub-cultures of renowned track are linked to violence, drug-use, and the angst of dwelling, but concurrently outline the hopes and desires of hundreds of thousands of youth. At a carrier point, renowned track is more and more used as a healing modality in holistic medication, in addition to in traditional future health care and public well-being perform. The style of well known song, then, is prime to human wellness as an energetic and important a part of people’s emotional lives. via conceptually and empirically foregrounding position, this booklet demonstrates how - song even if from specific areas, approximately specific areas, or performed specifically locations — is an important component to overall healthiness and wellbeing.
By Roger Mac Ginty,Jenny H Peterson
The Companion will be of use to these a variety of humanitarian programmes starting from emergency clinical assistance, army interventions, coping with refugee flows and the implementation of foreign humanitarian law. rather than addressing particular programmes, it is going to discover 5 issues noticeable as suitable to realizing and fascinating in all modes of humanitarian action. the 1st part explores various interpretations of humanitarianism, together with severe old and political-economic causes in addition to extra perform established explorations all in favour of notions wishes checks and evaluation. Following this, readers might be uncovered to the most recent debates on quite a number humanitarian rules together with neutrality and sovereignty, sooner than exploring the main concerns confronted through the most actors fascinated about humanitarian hindrance (from foreign NGOs to local people established organizations). the ultimate sections handle what are visible as key dilemmas with regard to humanitarian motion and rising traits within the humanitarian process, together with the expanding position of social media in responding to crises.
Whilst now not a ‘how to guide’, the Companion includes many useful insights for coverage makers and reduction staff, when additionally delivering analytical insights for college students of humanitarian action. certainly, in the course of the e-book, readers will come to the conclusion that knowing and enhancing humanitarian motion concurrently calls for either energetic severe mirrored image and an popularity of the urgency and timeliness of motion that's required for humanitarian information to impact important human needs. Exploring a region that's faraway from homogenous, either practitioners and students alike will locate the contributions of this ebook deals them a deeper figuring out of the motivations and mechanics of present interventions, but in addition perception into present alterations and growth happening within the box of humanitarian practice.
By Maggie Roe,Ken Taylor
While ancient and guarded landscapes were good studied for years, the cultural importance of standard landscapes is now more and more recognized. This groundbreaking booklet discusses how modern cultural landscapes will be, and are, created and recognised.
The ebook demanding situations universal strategies of cultural landscapes as secure or ‘special’ landscapes that come with major structures or positive aspects. utilizing case stories from world wide it questions the standard measures of judgement on the topic of cultural landscapes and in its place specializes in landscapes which are created, deliberate or just evolve because of altering human cultures, administration coverage and perform.
Each contribution analyses the geographical and human heritage of the panorama, and guidelines and administration recommendations that influence upon it, and defines the meanings of 'cultural panorama' in its specific context. Taken jointly they identify a brand new paradigm within the research of landscapes in all forms.
By John Logan
- Offers a multi-dimensional research of city lifestyles in China
- Highlights a range of traits within the components of migration, legal victimization, gated groups, and the prestige of ladies, suburbanization, and neighbourhood associations
- Each bankruptcy contains enter from either a professional on city existence in China and an 'outside' specialist from the fields of sociology, geography, economics, making plans, political technological know-how, heritage, demography, structure, or anthropology
- An substitute theoretical viewpoint evaluating the chinese language event with different city settings within the usa, Poland, Russia, Vietnam, East and South East Asia, and South America
By Manuel Wibbeke
By Christian Bouquet
By Hong-Key Yoon