CyberAsia

The Internet And Society in Asia

Author: Zaheer Baber

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004146253

Category: Social Science

Page: 241

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This book provides a critical analysis of the social consequences of the Internet in Asia. The papers discuss a wide variety of issues and domains, ranging from the economy and politics to interpersonal relations.
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Introduction to Homeland Defense and Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA)

The U.S. Military’s Role to Support and Defend

Author: Bert B. Tussing,Robert McCreight

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466595698

Category: Political Science

Page: 222

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The application of our Armed Forces within the states and territories of the United States is far from intuitive. The challenges of defending the country against assaults within the homeland are much more complex than engaging our enemies on foreign soil. Likewise, the introduction of the military’s appreciable capabilities in response to disasters, be they natural or manmade, comes with authorities and restrictions reflective of an American ethos that will always hold those forces as the servants of the people, never their overseers. Introduction to Homeland Defense and Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA): The U.S. Military’s Role to Support and Defend examines the requirements and regulations that guide the utilization of our forces in the domestic environment. Topics include: The importance of the distinctions between homeland security, homeland defense, and Defense Support of Civil Authorities as they pertain to both authorities and responsibilities The deliberately subservient position of the military to civil authorities when engaged in response and recovery operations following a disaster The unique relationship between the United States Navy and the United States Coast Guard in a mutually supportive effort that bridges requirements between defense on the high seas and law enforcement in territorial waters The air defense mission over the United States, orchestrating manned aircraft, unmanned aircraft, and cruise missiles against threats of the same nature The exceptional challenges that would be associated with the application of land forces in a defense mission on American soil The development of the CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear) Enterprise as a function of the nation’s focus on preventing, responding to and recovering from a Weapons of Mass Destruction attack New challenges emerging in the domestic environment that will call for the application of military resources, to include the Arctic, complex catastrophes, and cybersecurity issues
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Media, Politics And The Network Society

Author: Hassan, Robert

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335213154

Category: Social Science

Page: 158

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What is the network society? What effects does it have upon media, culture and politics? What are the competing forces in the network society, and how are they reshaping the world? The rise of the network society - the suffusion of much of the economy, culture and society with digital interconnectivity - is a development of immense significance. In this innovative book, Robert Hassan unpacks the dynamics of this new information order and shows how they have affected both the way media and politics are 'played', and how these are set to reshape and reorder our world. Using many of the current ideas in media theory, cultural studies and the politics of the newly evolving 'networked civil society', Hassan argues that the network society is steeped with contradictions and in a state of deep flux. This is a key text for undergraduate students in media studies, politics, cultural studies and sociology, and will be of interest to anyone who wishes to understand the network society and play a part in shaping it.
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Easternization of the West

A Thematic Account of Cultural Change in the Modern Era

Author: Colin Campbell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317260902

Category: Social Science

Page: 448

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In this provocative and groundbreaking book, Colin Campbell shows that the civilization of the West is undergoing a revolutionary process of change, one in which features that have characterized the West for two thousand years are in the process of being marginalized, to be replaced by those more often associated with the civilizations of the East. Moving far beyond popular trends, Campbell assembles a powerful range of evidence to show how "Easternization" has been building throughout the last century, especially since the 1960s. Campbell demonstrates how it was largely in the 1960s that new interpretations in theology, political thought, and science were widely adopted by a new generation of young "culture carriers." This highly original and wide-ranging book advances a thesis that will be of interest to scholars in many disciplines in the humanities and social sciences.
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Secularism, Communalism And The Intellectuals

Author: Zaheer Baber

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Communalism

Page: 99

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These essays focus on the role of fashionable critiques and smug dismissals of secularism and modernity, and the unqualified defense of so-called indigenous traditions in providing intellectual support for the discourse of Hindutva. "Zaheer Baber's stern indictment of anti-secular intellectuals should promote a revival of genuine Indian sociology rather than their unimaginative Indology. Baber takes T.N. Madan, Ashis Nandy and Veena Das to task, he offers us a theory of communalism, and he advises us to consider a comparative 'race' framework for the oppressions meted out to the socially suppressed within India: all this in a very short, readable and insightful book." -- Vijay Prashad
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The Science of Empire

Scientific Knowledge, Civilization, and Colonial Rule in India

Author: Zaheer Baber

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791429204

Category: History

Page: 298

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Investigates the complex social processes involved in the introduction and institutionalization of Western science in colonial India.
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The sojourner community [electronic resource]

Japanese migration and residency in Australia

Author: Tetsuo Mizukami

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004154795

Category: Social Science

Page: 202

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This book refines the concept of the sojourner vis-a-vis settler which demonstrates the growing significance in contemporary migration issues. It also illustrates the characteristic patterns of contemporary migration by analysing statistical as well as empirical data on Japanese residency in Australia.
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The Monk and the Demon

Contemporary Chinese Art

Author: Freng Boyl,Qui Zhijie

Publisher: 5Continents

ISBN: 9788874391516

Category: Art

Page: 184

View: 9954

Published to provide an insight into transformations that have contributed to the present day situation
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A Fierce Domain

Conflict in Cyberspace, 1986 to 2012

Author: Jason Healey,Karl Grindal

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780989327404

Category: Cyberspace

Page: 356

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A Fierce Domain: Conflict in Cyberspace, 1986-2012 is the first book of its kind- a comprehensive, accessible history of cyber conflict. A Fierce Domain reaches back to look at the major "wake-up calls," the major conflicts that have forced the realization that cyberspace is a harsh place where nations and others contest for superiority. The book identifies the key lessons for policymakers, and, most importantly, where these lessons greatly differ from popular myths common in military and political circles.
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Ropewalking and Safety Nets

Local Ways of Managing Insecurities in Indonesia

Author: Juliette Koning,Frans Hüsken

Publisher: Brill Academic Pub

ISBN: 9789004154872

Category: Political Science

Page: 224

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In this volume, anthropologists and sociologists address the issue of changing forms of local social security in Indonesia, pointing to increasingly exclusivist tendencies that leave the poor and weak out. It provides rich data from cases studies in urban and rural Java.
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Digital sublime

new masters of universe

Author: Suzhen Xie,Taibei dang dai yi shu guan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789572895764

Category: Art

Page: 191

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Artists: Mathieu Briand, Jose Carlos Casado, Cody Choi, Catherine Ikam, InsertSilence (Amit Pitaru & James Paterson), Astuhiro Ito, Young-Hoon Jeong, Knowbotic Research, Kyong-Ho Ko, Michael Kunze, Kyung-Ho Lee, Yong-Beck Lee, Zilla Leutenegger, Golan Levin, Lin Jiun-Ting, Miltos Manetas, Joseph Nechvatal, Rafael Rozendaal, Jhon F. Simon, Eva Stenram, Yasuhiro Suzuki, John Tonkin, Wang Fujui.
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Publish!

the how-to magazine of desktop publishing

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Desktop publishing

Page: N.A

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Here? or there?

Author: Gongxin Wang,Tianmiao Lin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 143

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Here? Or There?is the lucky culmination of many factors, a happy illustration of structural changes in the development of contemporary art in China after 2000. Wang Gongxin and Lin Tianmiao's cooperation evolved from a common interest in the body and in landscape: Lin Tianmiao's complex patchworks of body parts and other apparatuses turned out to be a perfect match for Wang Gongxin's video work, which brings the bodies and apparatuses alive, makes them appear on the street, in a wasteland, and in the changing, disappearing urban landscape. Here (or Here or There) the body and landscape share a context and virtuosic representation.
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Preparing for Electronic Commerce in Asia

Author: Douglas Bullis

Publisher: Quorum Books

ISBN: 9781567202069

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 275

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A nontechnical examination of how decision makers (and their upcoming successors) in the Asian marketplace are seeing the rise of information technology and how it and IT-related services will benefit their economies.
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Kunapipi

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literature, Modern

Page: N.A

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Korean studies in the world

democracy, peace, prosperity, and culture

Author: Sŭng-ham Yang,Chong-gŏn Chʻoe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Democracy

Page: 196

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Where heaven and earth meet

Xu Bing & Cai Guo-Qiang

Author: Zhaohui Zhang

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 110

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This book documents an exhibition entitled Where Heaven Meets Earth, comprising works by atists Xu Bing and Cai Guo-Qiang. Bing is known for his bold, calligraphic, teasing, thought-provoking pieces that challenge preconceptions about written communication; while Guo-Qiang's approach draws on a wide variety of symbols, narratives, traditions and materials such as Feng Shui, Chinese medicine, dragons, roller coasters, computers, vending machines and gunpowder. Curated by Zhang Zhaohui, the exhibition was staged in the Art Museum of the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College. Also included here are recent pieces by the two artists, and an essay on their careers. A critical look at the works of two of the most internationally important and prominent artists from China.
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