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Fault LinesViews across Haiti's Divide

Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Beverly Bell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, killing more than a quarter-million people and leaving another two million Haitians homeless. This book is a searing account of the first ... More

The Life InformaticNewsmaking in the Digital Era

The Life Informatic: Newsmaking in the Digital Era

Dominic Boyer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451881
eISBN:
9780801467356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451881.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

News journalism is in the midst of radical transformation brought about by the spread of digital information and communication technology and the rise of neoliberalism. What does it look like, ... More

Rituals of CareKarmic Politics in an Aging Thailand

Rituals of Care: Karmic Politics in an Aging Thailand

Felicity Aulino

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501739729
eISBN:
9781501739743
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739729.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

End-of-life issues are increasingly central to discussions within medical anthropology, the anthropology of political action, and the study of Buddhist philosophy and practice. This book speaks ... More

Sentiment, Reason, and LawPolicing in the Republic of China on Taiwan

Sentiment, Reason, and Law: Policing in the Republic of China on Taiwan

Jeffrey T. Martin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740046
eISBN:
9781501740060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740046.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

What if the job of police was to cultivate the political will of a community to live with itself (rather than enforce law, keep order, or fight crime)? This book describes a world where that is the ... More

Violence and VengeanceReligious Conflict and Its Aftermath in Eastern Indonesia

Violence and Vengeance: Religious Conflict and Its Aftermath in Eastern Indonesia

Christopher R. Duncan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451584
eISBN:
9780801469107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451584.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Between 1999 and 2000, sectarian fighting fanned across the eastern Indonesian province of North Maluku, leaving thousands dead and hundreds of thousands displaced. What began as local conflicts ... More

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