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actor-network theory

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

(ANT),

insists that researchers should refute all pre-given distinction between classes of possible actors, rejecting artificial divides such as local/global, agency/structure,...

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affect

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.

A non-conscious, but intense, experience. Shouse (2005) MC J. 8, 6 explains that ‘feelings are personal and biographical, emotions are social, and affects are prepersonal’—in other words,...

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GOULD, Stephen Jay (1941 - 2002), Professor of Geology, and Curator of Invertebrate Palaeontology, Museum of Comparative Geology, since 1973, and Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology, since 1982, Harvard University

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Intellectual History; Literature; History of Science and Technology; Biological Sciences; Natural History; Earth Sciences and Geography. 387 words.

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Jovian

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — Earth Sciences and Geography.

Adjective derived from Jupiter and used in descriptions of the planet. In planetary geology it is not usual to spell the adjective with an initial capital letter.

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William Branwhite Clarke

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Literature.

(1798–1878),

born Suffolk, England, was an Anglican clergy-man, schoolteacher, experienced geologist and published poet before he arrived in Australia in 1839. He was headmaster of...

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