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Anthropology in Climate Change

by Yijing Zhang

Barnes (2013) strongly suggests that natural scientists cannot solve the climate issue alone even if they have understood every scientific aspect of it. 391 more words

Climate Change

What I Learned In Japan

Overview

This year is the seventieth anniversary of the atomic bomb, which was used in war the first time against the Japanese city of Hiroshima by US President Harry Truman.  1,461 more words

Sociology Of Empire

Beyond Belief: My Secret Life Inside Scientology and My Harrowing Escape, by Jenna Miscavige Hill

As much as I had thought I knew about Scientology, it turns out it’s much worse than I had imagined. This is a great look from the inside by one of those closest to the inner circles of Scientology. 52 more words

Book Review

What???

A male who identifies himself as a woman, who happens to be incarcerated for committing crimes, and his team of lawyers from a trans-gender law office, has convinced a federal judge to order the California Department of Corrections to pay for his ‘gender reassignment’ surgery because a doctor said it was medically needed. 205 more words

Writing

Green Letters

New on ejournals@cambridge A-Z : GREEN LETTERS: STUDIES IN ECOCRITICISM.

From the Taylor & Francis website for the journal:

“Green Letters: Studies in Ecocriticism explores the relationship between literary, artistic and popular culture and the various conceptions of the environment articulated by scientific ecology, philosophy, sociology and literary and cultural theory.

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Basis and Significance of Reservation

Basis and Significance of Reservation
Prof. Vivek Kumar, JNU

In the recent debates on reservation some people have suggested that let us now give reservation to so-called upper castes according to percentage of their population. 452 more words

Sociology

Humankind and the hive mind- Our collective future?

The largest ant colony on planet Earth was found in Hokkaido Japan, in 2009. The estimated population of the colony was a whopping 306 million ants, all existing in total harmony and working towards the same goal: the continued survival of the colony. 1,493 more words

Politics