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Review Of Space, Oil And Capital By Mazen Labban. Routledge Press, 2008. Economic Geography 86(1): 113-114, Paul K. Gellert 2010 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Review Of Space, Oil And Capital By Mazen Labban. Routledge Press, 2008. Economic Geography 86(1): 113-114, Paul K. Gellert

Paul K. Gellert

[Extract] Conventional geopolitical perspectives on oil posit that the world's total oil supplies have been depleted to such an extent that we are past the peak, and confiict and rising prices are to be expected. Political economy perspectives often reject such neo- Malthusian ideas and stress the importance of oil as a strategic commodity for the perpetuation of hegemonic power, in this case by the United States. Mazen Labban's insightful, dense, and short book (roughly 150 pages) applies a Marxian geographic analysis to the subject of oil with a focus on the Soviet Union, Russia, and Iran. In doing so, …


Review Of Space, Oil And Capital By Mazen Labban. Routledge Press, 2008. Economic Geography 86(1): 113-114, Paul K. Gellert 2010 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Review Of Space, Oil And Capital By Mazen Labban. Routledge Press, 2008. Economic Geography 86(1): 113-114, Paul K. Gellert

Sociology Publications and Other Works

[Extract] Conventional geopolitical perspectives on oil posit that the world's total oil supplies have been depleted to such an extent that we are past the peak, and confiict and rising prices are to be expected. Political economy perspectives often reject such neo- Malthusian ideas and stress the importance of oil as a strategic commodity for the perpetuation of hegemonic power, in this case by the United States. Mazen Labban's insightful, dense, and short book (roughly 150 pages) applies a Marxian geographic analysis to the subject of oil with a focus on the Soviet Union, Russia, and Iran. In doing so, …


Traitor In Our Midst: Cultural Variations In Japanese Vs. Oklahoman Public Discourse On Domestic Terrorism In The Spring Of 1995, Carl W. Roberts, Yong Wang 2010 Iowa State University

Traitor In Our Midst: Cultural Variations In Japanese Vs. Oklahoman Public Discourse On Domestic Terrorism In The Spring Of 1995, Carl W. Roberts, Yong Wang

Department of Sociology Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

When “one of our own” commits mass murder, mechanisms that sustain our social order are opened to question. Based on two samples of newspaper editorials written in 1995 ‐ either after the poison gas attack in the Tokyo subway or after the Oklahoma City bombing ‐ evidence is provided that Japanese editorialists advised strategies for retaining order, whereas Oklahoman authors endorsed ones for reestablishing it. In accordance with Simmel’s distinction between faithfulness and gratitude as social forms, Japanese advised faithful continuation of wholesome interactions with their terrorists, whereas Oklahomans expressed gratitude for rescue workers’ assistance. We apply modality analysis to …


Media Representation Of The European Union: Comparing Newspaper Coverage In France, Spain, And The United Kingdom, Antonio V. Menéndez Alarcón 2010 Butler University

Media Representation Of The European Union: Comparing Newspaper Coverage In France, Spain, And The United Kingdom, Antonio V. Menéndez Alarcón

Scholarship and Professional Work - LAS

Based on content analysis of newspapers and in-depth interviews of journalists, this article analyzes the role of the media in defining the European Union and, therefore, in contributing to the production and reproduction of social representations of the EU in the public. The research concentrated on three EU member countries: France, Spain, and the United Kingdom. The study is theoretically informed by news production theory. Results demonstrate that there are major differences among the newspapers analyzed here in terms of how they represented the EU in the news, according to their nationality and political orientation. Furthermore, many of the principles …


Education In The New Latino Diaspora, Edmund T. Hamann, Linda Harklau 2010 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Education In The New Latino Diaspora, Edmund T. Hamann, Linda Harklau

Faculty Publications: Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education

In 2002 Hamann, Wortham, and Murillo noted that many U.S. states were hosting significant and often rapidly growing Latino populations for the first time and that these changes had multiple implications for formal schooling as well as out-of-school learning processes. They speculated about whether Latinos were encountering the same, often disappointing, educational fates in communities where their presence was unprecedented as in areas with a longstanding Latino presence. Only tentative conclusions could be provided at that time since the dynamics referenced were frequently novel and in flux.

In this chapter we revisit their inquiry in light of six subsequent years …


Thank-You Card To Rodney Hurst From Florida Humanities Council Program Attendees., 2010 University of North Florida

Thank-You Card To Rodney Hurst From Florida Humanities Council Program Attendees.

Textual material from the Rodney Lawrence Hurst, Sr. Papers

No abstract provided.


Civil Society Sector And Political Change: An Interview With Catherine Lim, Lien Centre for Social Innovation 2010 Singapore Management University

Civil Society Sector And Political Change: An Interview With Catherine Lim, Lien Centre For Social Innovation

Social Space

Singapore is a society undergoing transitions. With a burgeoning migrant community, the advent of integrated resorts with casinos and an arguably increasingly effervescent non-profit, civil society sector, Singapore looks to be a society that is rapidly opening up. Yet, as writer and political commentator Catherine Lim controversially proposes, civil society and non-profit activists cannot create change without getting their voices heard and actively participating in the political process. She shares with Social Space, her thoughts on the indispensable ingredients for openness and political engagement in a society that wants to be truly global.


Goonj: Turning City Waste Into Useful Materials, Lien Centre for Social Innovation 2010 Singapore Management University

Goonj: Turning City Waste Into Useful Materials, Lien Centre For Social Innovation

Social Space

GOONJ hopes to advance an ownership model in which the masses are involved in development work, so that the villagers become more resourceful and practical solutions can pave the way for education.


Citizenship, In The Immigration Context, Matthew J. Lister 2010 University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

Citizenship, In The Immigration Context, Matthew J. Lister

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Carey Law

Many international law scholars have begun to argue that the modern world is experiencing a “decline of citizenship,” and that citizenship is no longer an important normative category. On the contrary, this paper argues that citizenship remains an important category and, consequently, one that implicates considerations of justice. I articulate and defend a “civic” notion of citizenship, one based explicitly on political values rather than shared demographic features like nationality, race, or culture. I use this premise to argue that a just citizenship policy requires some form of both the jus soli (citizenship based on location of birth) and the …


Event Flyer: Eve Awards 2010, 2010 University of North Florida

Event Flyer: Eve Awards 2010

Saffy Collection - All Textual Materials

Flyer for the Eve Awards, 2010. Box 4, Folder 22


Thank-You Card: To Rodney Hurst From University Of North Florida Continuing Education., 2010 University of North Florida

Thank-You Card: To Rodney Hurst From University Of North Florida Continuing Education.

Textual material from the Rodney Lawrence Hurst, Sr. Papers

No abstract provided.


Name Tags: Badges At Northeast Florida Book Festivals. 2008-2010., 2010 University of North Florida

Name Tags: Badges At Northeast Florida Book Festivals. 2008-2010.

Textual material from the Rodney Lawrence Hurst, Sr. Papers

This file includes name tags from the Florida Historical Society Annual Meeting with Rodney Hurst, Stetson Kennedy Award winner 2009. The Much Ado About Books Festival. Featured speaker Rodney Hurst at the Amelia Island Book Festival, and the Florida Heritage Book Festival in St. Augustine, Florida. September 12-13, 2008. Folder 2.


Program: "Stony The Road We Trod." A Look Back At Ax Handle Saturday., 2010 University of North Florida

Program: "Stony The Road We Trod." A Look Back At Ax Handle Saturday.

Textual material from the Rodney Lawrence Hurst, Sr. Papers

A look back at Ax Handle Saturday. Ritz Theatre and Museum exhibit, 2010


Speech: Martin Luther King Breakfast., Rodney Lawrence Hurst Sr 2010 University of North Florida

Speech: Martin Luther King Breakfast., Rodney Lawrence Hurst Sr

Textual material from the Rodney Lawrence Hurst, Sr. Papers

A speech commemorating Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement in 2010


The Pacto De Sangre In The Late Nineteenth-Century Nationalist Emplotment Of Philippine History, Filomeno V. Aguilar Jr 2010 Ateneo de Manila University

The Pacto De Sangre In The Late Nineteenth-Century Nationalist Emplotment Of Philippine History, Filomeno V. Aguilar Jr

History Department Faculty Publications

The Pacto de Sangre (Blood Compact), despite its crucial significance in Filipino conceptions of history, is seldom interrogated in Philippine historiography. The event that happened in Bohol in 1565, involving Sikatuna and Legazpi, was narrativized in the late nineteenth century and became integral to the nationalist emplotment of the past. However, the two principal narrative strands of Marcelo del Pilar and Andres Bonifacio differed owing to divergent political projects. This article revisits the making of a founding myth of Filipino nationhood in light of scholarship on ancient blood oaths and the historical account of the encounter of Sikatuna and Legazpi.


Laboratory Rodent Welfare: Thinking Outside The Cage, Jonathan P. Balcombe 2010 Independent Scientist and Author

Laboratory Rodent Welfare: Thinking Outside The Cage, Jonathan P. Balcombe

Laboratory Experiments Collection

This commentary presents the case against housing rats and mice in laboratory cages; the commentary bases its case on their sentience, natural history, and the varied detriments of laboratory conditions. The commentary gives 5 arguments to support this position: (a) rats and mice have a high degree of sentience and can suffer, (b) laboratory environments cause suffering, (c) rats and mice in the wild have discrete behavioral needs, (d) rats and mice bred for many generations in the laboratory retain these needs, and (e) these needs are not met in laboratory cages.


Torch (January 2010), Brandon Baldwin, Civil Rights Team Project 2010 University of Southern Maine

Torch (January 2010), Brandon Baldwin, Civil Rights Team Project

Torch: The Civil Rights Team Project Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Moral Foundation Theory And The Law, Colin Prince 2010 Seattle University School of Law

Moral Foundation Theory And The Law, Colin Prince

Seattle University Law Review

Moral foundation theory argues that there are five basic moral foundations: (1) harm/care, (2) fairness/reciprocity, (3) ingroup/loyalty, (4) authority/respect, and (5) purity/sanctity. These five foundations comprise the building blocks of morality, regardless of the culture. In other words, while every society constructs its own morality, it is the varying weights that each society allots to these five universal foundations that create the variety. Haidt likens moral foundation theory to an “audio equalizer,” with each culture adjusting the sliders differently. The researchers, however, were not content to simply categorize moral foundations—they have tied the foundations to political leanings. And it is …


Should Bush Administration Lawyers Be Prosecuted For Authorizing Torture?, Claire Oakes Finkelstein, Michael Lewis 2010 University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

Should Bush Administration Lawyers Be Prosecuted For Authorizing Torture?, Claire Oakes Finkelstein, Michael Lewis

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Carey Law

No abstract provided.


Review Of “Sisters Outside: Radical Activists Working For Women Prisoners, By Jodie Michelle Lawston”, Lisa A. Leitz 2010 Chapman University

Review Of “Sisters Outside: Radical Activists Working For Women Prisoners, By Jodie Michelle Lawston”, Lisa A. Leitz

Peace Studies Faculty Articles and Research

Book review of Jodie Michelle Lawston's "Sisters Outside: Radical Activists Working for Women Prisoners".


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