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The Outburst

Climate Change, Gender Relations, and Situational Analysis

Jonas Østergaard Nielsen

Since the major Sahelian droughts and famines of the early 1970s and 1980s, international development and aid organizations have played a large role in the small village of Biidi 2, located in northern Burkina Faso. This article explores how a visit by a development 'expert' to the village can be analyzed as a social situation in which normal social control is suspended and negotiated. Focusing on gender relations, the analysis shows how the women of Biidi 2 involved in the event were relatively free to construct alternative definitions of their identity and social position vis-à-vis the men.

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Jeppe Nevers

In the literature on European history, World War I and the interwar years are often portrayed as the end of the age of liberalism. The crisis of liberalism dates back to the nineteenth century, but a er the Great War, criticism of liberalism intensified. But the interwar period also saw a number of attempts to redefine the concept. This article focuses on the Danish case of this European phenomenon. It shows how a profound crisis of bourgeois liberalism in the late nineteenth century le the concept of liberalism almost deserted in the first decades of the twentieth century, and how strong state regulation of the Danish economy during World War I was crucial for an ideologization of the rural population and their subsequent orientation toward the concept of liberalism.

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Gabriela Kiliánová

War. Under the influence of urbanisation and modernisation, the needs, tastes and lifestyles of the rural population changed. Along with the urbanisation of traditional clothing, the use of blueprint in clothing and in the interiors of rural

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Public Health in Eastern Europe

Visible Modernization and Elusive Gender Transformation

Evguenia Davidova

; eating habits and alcoholism; specific illnesses that afflicted the rural population (pellagra); and racial degeneration. It was the latter that coalesced anxieties of depopulation with nationalism, racism, and anti-Semitism. Within this amalgam

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Spaces for Transdisciplinary Dialogues on the Relationship between Local Communities and Their Environment

The Case of a Rural Community in the Calchaquí Valley (Salta, Argentina)

Marta Crivos, María Rosa Martínez, Laura Teves, and Carolina Remorini

university extension resources to address parasitic infections and their impact on the quality of life and sanitary conditions of rural populations in the northeastern region of Argentina. 6 Based on our experiences, we assert that it is necessary to

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Reclaiming the lake

Citizenship and environment-as-common-property in highland Peru

Mattias Borg Rasmussen

legal proprietor of the underground, and the territoriality and moral economy of water of the rural populations. I argue that the struggle between, on the one hand, the state and the mining company and, on the other, the participants (first peasants and

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The Devil’s Money

A Multi-level Approach to Acceleration and Turbulence in Oil-Producing Southern Chad

Andrea Behrends and Remadji Hoinathy

farmers. Thus, the burdens of oil production were laid first and foremost on the backs of the rural population. As Hoinathy (2013: 232) maintains, one of the reasons why the World Bank’s oil model was originally applauded was the fact that it provided an

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Azim Malikov

population of South Kazakhstan province were Kazakhs, while the second largest population group was Uzbeks, who made up 16.8 per cent of the population. More than 20 per cent of the overall rural population live in South Kazakhstan province alone. All four

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Administering Vaccination in Interwar Algeria

Medical Auxiliaries, Smallpox, and the Colonial State in the Communes mixtes

Hannah-Louise Clark

that the colonial state had made no attempt to engage rural populations in medical or sanitary initiatives prior to this point because French propaganda policies during the Algerian War said it was so, in order to undermine the notion that Algeria

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The Other House

The Secondary Residence in Postwar France

Sarah Farmer

expressed in 1970s France took on unprecedented urgency. It now appeared that peasant civilization was not just eroding; the massive acceleration of modernization after the Second World War and the out-migration of the rural population had brought the French