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Two Failures of Left Internationalism

Political Mimesis at French University Counter-Summits, 2010–2011

Eli Thorkelson

counter-summits, which sought to appropriate the gravitas of international summits like the European Council or the G20, and to acquire political recognition by imitating the official performance of discursive authority. The Brussels counter-summit, for

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DIY, im Eigenverlag

East German Tamizdat LPs

Seth Howes

sanctioned performances in a variety of venues, and to the band’s work with the East German music industry, came many performances at unlicensed concerts and the release of self-produced audio-cassettes into the then-burgeoning tape-trading circuit, dubbed

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An Exogenous Path of Development

Explaining the Rise of Corporate Social Responsibility in China

Ka Lin, Dan Banik, and Longfei Yi

notion as a “profit-maximizing corporate strategy” that can be viewed as socially responsible. For this reason, some studies have revealed a significant relationship between CSR performance and corporate financial performance, although the reasons behind

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Humanosphere Potentiality Index

Appraising Existing Indicators from a Long-term Perspective

Takahiro Sato, Mario Ivan López, Taizo Wada, Shiro Sato, Makoto Nishi, and Kazuo Watanabe

to measure human development, there has also been intensive work on developing environmental indicators, such as the Ecological Footprint (EF) ( Wackenagel and Rees 1996 ), the Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ( Esty et al. 2006 ), and the

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Decoupling Seascapes

An Anthropology of Marine Stock Enhancement Science in Japan

Shingo Hamada

; Lien and Law 2011 ). “Performance,” then, refers to the embodiment of an idea of fish but not the fish or a thing in itself. The practice of italicizing Clupea pallasii means the words themselves look more sacred than secular, inferring on science an

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Student engagement in the management of accelerated change

Anthropological reflections on ‘Project 2012’ and The Offer

Anselma Gallinat

accountability, which was to be practised as a monitoring of performance according to key indicators, throughout institutions. The aim of this monitoring was to increase the efficiency of universities, as they were expected to support national economic

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’s organizational gambit to wrest local political control from the mainstream parties. This article analyzes the FN’s performance in these elections from the standpoint of political demand and supply. First, it elaborates the social, economic, and partisan

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Erick White

life but also documented (although less prominently) within the ethnographic literature ( White 2014: 35–132 ). Thus, there exists possession as playful entertainment. This type of possession is characterized by collective, public performances of

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Eli Thorkelson, Guy Redden, Christopher Newfield, Brigitte Bönisch-Brednich, and Marie-Pierre Moreau

with parallel issues around the use of metrics to evaluate performance and outcomes in higher education. Chapters examine a range of aspects and contexts through a number of methods. The real strength of the volume is the embedding of each in a thought

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Investing in Early Crisis Relief or Reelection?

Comparing German Party Responses to the Euro Crisis

Alexandra Hennessy

literatures on economic voting and party performance ratings by highlighting the role of party leaders as strategic crisis managers. I offer a microlevel account of how parties shape the range of policy alternatives for the future, in light of their past