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Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

An option strategy involving either a purchased call and a written put or a written call and a purchased put for the same expiry date (cf. conversion; reverse conversion). Also known as a c...

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Liberalism on the Fence

Dace Dzenovska.

in School of Europeanness

April 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 3213 words.

In September 2015, Latvia announced a plan to build a 2.7-meter-high fence along especially vulnerable sections of its 276-kilometer-long border with Russia, amounting to 90 kilometers of...

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The Daily Dacha Soap Opera

Melissa L. Caldwell.

in Dacha Idylls

October 2010; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 5595 words.

This chapter discusses the recent developments in the dacha lifestyle and provides thoughts on the impact of these changes, not just for Russia's ongoing social transformation, but also for...

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Technologies for Intuition

Alaina Lemon.

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Anthropology. 344 pages.

Cold War paranoia can only partly describe or explain the twentieth-century dreams of telepathy. The nightmare shades of mind control and crowd frenzy have long alternated with the pastels...

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Display and Disguise

Julie Soleil Archambault.

in Mobile Secrets

May 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 12306 words.

This chapter offers a historical overview of the political economy of display and disguise in the region and shows how the city’s particular historical geographies inform the stakes and...

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Philip Carl Salzman.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Anthropology

Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural Anthropology. 289 words.

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Please check back later for the full article.


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