Culture Jamming: Activism And The Art Of Cultural Resistance By Marilyn Delaure And Moritz Fink, 2018 University of North Florida
Culture Jamming: Activism And The Art Of Cultural Resistance By Marilyn Delaure And Moritz Fink, Bart H. Welling
Review of Marilyn DeLaure and Moritz Fink's Culture Jamming: Activism and the Art of Cultural Resistance.
Caribou Run By Richard Kelly Kemick, 2018 York University
Caribou Run By Richard Kelly Kemick, Emily Mcgiffin
Review of Richard Kelly Kemick's Caribou Run.
The Wolf Is Back By Robert Priest, 2018 Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
The Wolf Is Back By Robert Priest, Kelly Shepherd
Review of Robert Priest's The Wolf is Back.
Excerpts From The Novel, Bear War-Den, 2018 writer
Excerpts From The Novel, Bear War-Den, Vivian Demuth
A woman park warden who works in Rocky Mountain National Park spends her time on such tasks as bear patrol, locating tourists who are lost or in other physical danger, and policing park rules. She has a particular affinity for grizzly bears, largely stemming from an experience she had in a Neolithic cave in Spain. During her work and her travels, she observes various ways in which bears are mistreated in parks, sometimes even by researchers with seemingly good intentions. While an out-of-control fire rages through the national park, the woman park warden, with two grizzly bear skulls in hand ...
The Production Of Space: Indigenous Resistance Movements In The Peruvian Amazon, 2018 The Graduate Center, City University of New York
The Production Of Space: Indigenous Resistance Movements In The Peruvian Amazon, Christian Calienes
All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects
The resistance movement that resulted in the Baguazo in the northern Peruvian Amazon in 2009 was the culmination of a series of social, economic, political and spatial processes that reflected the Peruvian nation’s engagement with global capitalism and democratic consolidation after decades of crippling instability and chaos. The recently discovered oil and natural gas reserves that occupy the subsoil of much the Peruvian Amazon provide the latest natural resource upon which the national project can continue to be implemented. In a context of neo-imperialism and neo-extractivism where through accumulation by dispossession, new markets are introduced into global capitalist structures ...
Ipfw Collaboration With Blackford County Concerned Citizens, 2018 Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
Ipfw Collaboration With Blackford County Concerned Citizens, Sherrie M. Steiner
Engagement & Service-Learning Summit: Reciprocal & Sustainable Partnerships
This presentation describes a collaboration between IPFW and Blackford County Concerned Citizens (BCCC) that spans multiple courses over a two year timeframe. BCCC is concerned about improving public health. Residents have higher rates of colon, thyroid and bladder cancers than other counties in the state of Indiana. BCCC has been investigating possible pollution in soil, water and now air in relation to the industrial history in the county. Students helped map the industrial history, and assisted BCCC with testing water and soil for industrial contaminants. Students are now assisting with testing moss samples as a surrogate for air contaminants in ...
Temporal Statistical Analysis Of Urban Heat Islands At The Microclimate Level, 2018 University of Hong Kong
Temporal Statistical Analysis Of Urban Heat Islands At The Microclimate Level, Pui Yun, Paulina Wong, Poh Chin Lai, Melissa Hart
Prof. WONG, Pui Yun, Paulina
Urban Heat Islands (UHI) represent the air temperature difference between urban and rural areas. This study deployed a network of miniature sensors to capture road-side microclimate data in both summer and winter. Temporal variations indicated UHI were evident for all time scales, with daily highest and lowest UHI at around midnight and noon/early afternoon respectively. Meteorological and environmental factors influencing UHI were also statistically analyzed by automatic linear regression models. Regression results suggested solar radiation and greenery density were the most important factors with a negative association with UHI intensities in both seasons.
Water Scarcity: Sudan, 2018 Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois
Water Scarcity: Sudan, Catherine Priebe
Global Issues in Public Health
Water scarcity is an environmental global problem that will only become more pressing as time goes on. It is a public health issue that affects every continent, although certain areas of the world are facing more serious water scarcity than others such as Sudan. Populations that are more vulnerable to the effects of water scarcity are the poor, women, children, and those living in areas of political unrest. For example, South Sudan’s urban water systems have been damaged during recent warfare. Water scarcity is also an issue that disproportionately affects women who are forced from a young age to ...
Public Perceptions Of Homelessness In Humboldt County, 2018 Humboldt State University
Public Perceptions Of Homelessness In Humboldt County, John Thomas Krapf
Theses and projects
Homelessness is a social and political issue of great importance in the United States. For every 10,000 people in the U.S. 17 are experiencing homelessness (Bishop et al. 2017). Despite being a consequence of structural factors in the economy such as a lack of affordable housing and livable wages, the news media often frames the issue as an outcome of individualistic factors such as deviant characteristics, criminality, and personal flaws like drug addiction and mental illness. This study examines public perceptions of homelessness in Humboldt County. To explore this question, I conducted a content analysis of 94 articles ...
Pour Une Géographie Littéraire De Michel Collot, 2018 Université Laval
Pour Une Géographie Littéraire De Michel Collot, Hans-Jürgen Greif
À la fois poète, écrivain et professeur de littérature française, Michel Collot s’intéresse depuis longtemps au domaine de la géographie humaine, discipline, faut-il le rappeler, qui appartient aux sciences humaines et qui analyse, grosso modo, les effets des activités de l’homme sur l’environnement. Le recueil d’essais que voici réunit des textes inédits et publiés dans des ouvrages collectifs, des conférences, des interventions lors de colloques.
The Sylvan Blindspot: The Archaeological Value Of Surface Vegetation And A Critique Of Its Documentation, 2018 The University Of Montana
The Sylvan Blindspot: The Archaeological Value Of Surface Vegetation And A Critique Of Its Documentation, John S. Harris
Graduate Student Theses, Dissertations, & Professional Papers
Surface vegetation at archaeological sites is a resource overlooked in cultural resource management. Drawing upon comparative documentary surveys of site forms and human surveys of 161 archaeologists in 12 U.S. states, this thesis explores why surface vegetation offers archaeological data potential; how archaeological documentation is an artifact of archaeologists, shaped by various subjectivities; and how improvements can be made for vegetal description in cultural inventory site forms. The surveys offer a critique on how the site form records are a product of disciplinary training oversights, differing work background experience, cultural bias, limitations in botanical knowledge, regional differences in U ...
Reconciling The Divide: A Chat With Bill Drayton On Social Inclusion, 2018 Singapore Management University
Reconciling The Divide: A Chat With Bill Drayton On Social Inclusion, Tamara Prabhakar, Bill Drayton
Within the confi nes of day-to-day routines, it is often diffi cult to cognitively grasp the exponential rate at which the social and industrial sectors are changing. In recent years, the rising prominence of social entrepreneurship is trending as an evolved, levelling collaborative model for solving social problems more effectively than traditionally rigid hierarchical structures of management. Social entrepreneurs hold the distinct ability to innovate and form novel solutions based on their fi rst-hand cultural knowledge and experiences rather than from popular generalised perceptions or indirect comprehension of situations from diffused information.
Lessons Learned In The Superfund Process: A Guide For Community Advisory Groups, 2018 University of Montana, Missoula
Lessons Learned In The Superfund Process: A Guide For Community Advisory Groups, Terri Nichols
Graduate Student Theses, Dissertations, & Professional Papers
Superfund Community Advisory Groups (CAGs) and Technical Advisory Groups, also known as Technical Assistance Groups, (TAGs) can influence the clean-up of hazardous wastes in their communities by providing a forum for diverse community interests and concerns in the federal Superfund clean-up process. These volunteer groups may increase local input and engagement in remediation of hazardous wastes, as well as in the ultimate future of their community, through collaboration with community members, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency staff, and parties responsible for contamination. Yet most CAGs and TAGs struggle within the complex, multi-phase Superfund process. Forming a Superfund advisory group is ...
Restoration Of Mauri (Life-Force) To Okahu Bay: Investigation Of The Cultural, Social, And Environmental Restoration, Emily Freilich
Pomona Senior Theses
This thesis investigated the restoration of mauri (life-force) to Ōkahu Bay, Auckland New Zealand. Ōkahu Bay is part of the land and waters of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei, a Māori hapū (sub-tribe). Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei has been driving the restoration, restoring Ōkahu Bay based on their worldview, visions, and concerns. This vision and control of the restoration process allows them to bring in the hapū in sustainable engagement and have the long-term vision and commitment necessary for self-determination. However, while there has been progress with projects and improved decision-making authority, hapū members are still not seeing their whānau (family) swimming in ...
(Un)Packing The Natural: Exploring Tactics Of Empowerment For Girls Through Outdoor Education, Avalon Blue Qian
Senior Projects Spring 2018
Senior Project submitted to The Division of Social Studies of Bard College
South Side, World Wide: The Fusion Of History And Literature In Richard Wright And James T. Farrell's Chicago, Malachi Zachary Hayes
Senior Projects Spring 2018
Senior Project submitted to The Division of Social Studies and The Division of Languages and Literature of Bard College.
Evolving Environmentalism: Contentious Partnerships And Transformational Relationships Between The Environmental Justice Movement And The Mainstream Environmental Movement, Xaver Chaim Kandler
Senior Projects Spring 2018
Senior Project submitted to The Division of Social Studies of Bard College.
Indigenous-Led Resistance To Environmental Destruction: Methods Of Anishinaabe Land Defense Against Enbridge's Line 3, Charlotte Degener Hughes
Pitzer Senior Theses
Enbridge has proposed the Line 3 “Replacement” Project, a new pipeline project taking a new route strait through Anishinaabe treaty territory in what is known as northern Minnesota. In the middle of the regulation process, the future remains unclear of how the State of Minnesota will move forward with the permitting process, but Anishinaabe communities, a range of non-profit organizations, and local landowners remain firmly against the line. Rooted in varied frameworks of Native sovereignty, the land, and Indigenous feminism, Anishinaabe communities lead the resistance against a product of ongoing settler colonialism, racial capitalism, and environmental racism. This thesis contextualizes ...
European Spaces And The Roma: Denaturalizing The Naturalized In Online Reader Comments, 2018 University of Nebraska-Lincoln
European Spaces And The Roma: Denaturalizing The Naturalized In Online Reader Comments, Theresa Catalano, Grace E. Fielder
Faculty Publications: Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education
With the entry of several Eastern European nations into the European Union (EU), a “third” space has developed in the discourse for nations perceived as not fully integrated “inside” the EU system. This article investigates the construction of this “third space” in the resultant “moral panic” about undesired immigration from other EU countries and its potential drain on the social services of the United Kingdom and links it to Euroskeptic discourse in British media. The article uses construal operations from cognitive linguistics combined with critical discourse studies as a way of denaturalizing the discourse in online comments that focus on ...
“The Problem With The Haitians Is Their Language”: Language As Color-Blind Racism, 2018 South Dakota State University
“The Problem With The Haitians Is Their Language”: Language As Color-Blind Racism, Ruthie Wienk
Electronic Theses and Dissertations
This project explores the mechanisms of exclusion and oppression of a Haitian population in a rural community in South West Florida. The analytical approach taken is an analysis of the social field and habitus as dispositions and embodied culture. Language has been identified as a tool to marginalize the population in the general social order. Through this process, language operates as a form of color-blind racism which justifies the exclusion of the Haitian community but is insufficient in explaining their overall social outcomes. Qualitative data were collected for this project in the form of unstructured interviews, focus groups, photographs of ...