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Achieving AccessProfessional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism

Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of Health Universalism

Joseph Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709968
eISBN:
9781501714832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709968.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Why do resource-constrained countries make costly commitments to universal health coverage and AIDS treatment after transitioning to democracy? At a time when the world’s wealthiest nations struggle ... More

The Authority TrapStrategic Choices of International NGOs

The Authority Trap: Strategic Choices of International NGOs

Sarah S. Stroup and Wendy H. Wong

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501702143
eISBN:
9781501709777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702143.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Despite public favorability towards international non-governmental organizations (INGOs), most of these groups toil in total obscurity. A very few INGOs, active in human rights promotion, ... More

Banished to the Great Northern WildernessPolitical Exile and Re-education in Mao's China

Banished to the Great Northern Wilderness: Political Exile and Re-education in Mao's China

Ning Wang

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713187
eISBN:
9781501714016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713187.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

After Mao Zedong's Anti-Rightist Campaign of 1957–58, Chinese intellectuals were subjected to “re-education” by the state. This book draws on labor farm archives, interviews, and memoirs to provide a ... More

Building Power from BelowChilean Workers Take On Walmart

Building Power from Below: Chilean Workers Take On Walmart

Carolina Bank Muñoz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501712883
eISBN:
9781501714771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501712883.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Building Power from Below analyzes the success of Walmart workers in Chile. Retail and warehouse workers have achieved the seemingly unachievable. They have organized Walmart. How do we explain ... More

Cities for ProfitThe Real Estate Turn in Asia's Urban Politics

Cities for Profit: The Real Estate Turn in Asia's Urban Politics

Gavin Shatkin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709906
eISBN:
9781501709715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709906.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In the past three decades, urban real estate megaprojects—massive, master planned, for profit urban developments—have captured the imagination of politicians and policy-makers across Asia. This book ... More

City of Forests, City of FarmsSustainability Planning for New York City's Nature

City of Forests, City of Farms: Sustainability Planning for New York City's Nature

Lindsay K. Campbell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707506
eISBN:
9781501714795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707506.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book begins with the question of why PlaNYC2030—New York City’s municipal, long-term sustainability plan, launched during the Mayor Michael Bloomberg administration—had a robust urban forestry ... More

A Colonial AffairCommerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India

A Colonial Affair: Commerce, Conversion, and Scandal in French India

Danna Agmon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709937
eISBN:
9781501713071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709937.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Early in the eighteenth century, in the French colony of Pondichéry, India, a man’s life was thrust into turmoil. A Tamil commercial broker named Nayiniyappa, the colony’s most powerful local man, ... More

Deaf in the USSRMarginality, Community, and Soviet Identity, 1917-1991

Deaf in the USSR: Marginality, Community, and Soviet Identity, 1917-1991

Claire L. Shaw

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713668
eISBN:
9781501713798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713668.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

Deaf in the USSR explores the history of the deaf community in the Soviet Union from the February Revolution of 1917 until the collapse of the Soviet state in 1991, situating the experience of deaf ... More

The Development DanceHow Donors and Recipients Negotiate the Delivery of Foreign Aid

The Development Dance: How Donors and Recipients Negotiate the Delivery of Foreign Aid

Haley J. Swedlund

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501712876
eISBN:
9781501709784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501712876.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The Development Dance is about how donor countries and recipient governments negotiate the delivery of foreign aid. The book provides a conceptual framework for understanding donor-government ... More

The East CountryAlmanac Tales of Valley and Shore

The East Country: Almanac Tales of Valley and Shore

Jules Pretty

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709333
eISBN:
9781501709340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709333.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book is a work of creative nonfiction in which the acclaimed author integrates memoir, natural history, cultural critique, and spiritual reflection into a single compelling narrative. The book ... More

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