in Digital Depression
September 2014; p ublished online April 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 3468 words.
This chapter focuses on the Obama Administration's International Strategy for Cyberspace which, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declared, constituted nothing less than “a new foreign...
in The Spectacle of Japanese American Trauma
July 2008; p ublished online November 2016 .
Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 17030 words.
This chapter traces how a theatricalizing discourse about the Japanese became ingrained in U.S. foreign policy and entrenched in the Western imagination, starting with Commodore Matthew C....
in The Changing Dynamic of Cuban Civil Society
March 2008; p ublished online September 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 8779 words.
This chapter examines the removal of religious intolerance in Cuba during the 1990s. This removal was the result of a rethinking of the Cuban revolutionary project that followed the...
“A Sponge Soaking up All the Money”: Alcohol, Taverns, Vinaterías, and the Bourbon Reforms in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Santiago de los Caballeros, Guatemala
in Distilling the Influence of Alcohol
October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 9798 words.
When the Royal Monopoly on Alcohol was established in 1755 in the Kingdom of Guatemala, a subunit of the Viceroyalty of New Spain, it was the Town Council of the capital city, Antigua,...
in Weather by the Numbers
August 2008; p ublished online August 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 14420 words.
This chapter describes the stagnant state of meteorological services during the interwar period. The US Weather Bureau was the agency responsible for the nation’s weather. Operating on a...
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in Asian Americans in Dixie
October 2013; p ublished online April 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 9332 words.
This chapter looks at the comedy and figure of Southern and Asian American entertainer Henry Cho. Cho's representation of his racial subjectivity reveals how he carefully manages others'...
‘A Very Highly Political Job’: Human Rights Practice, ‘The Political’, and Practitioners' Dilemmas in Sri Lanka
in Journal of Human Rights Practice
November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 10094 words.
This article focuses on narratives of dilemmas and tensions arising from the relationship between human rights practice in Sri Lanka and what we broadly term ‘the political’: a) human...
in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism
P ublished online December 2012 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 19 words.
Airlines for America. Formerly the Air Transport Association of America (*ATA). http://www.airlines.org Website of Airlines for America.