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This is a show for Chamber professionals (Chamber Champions) to learn about ideas so they can better serve their members and community by understanding the role of their influence. Think of it as a weekly show to deliver the kind of ideas that you would get from you your regional, state, or national association conferences.
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Business Is Booming

Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce

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With a thriving industrial base and a revitalized historic downtown, business in booming in Fort Payne, Alabama. Join Jennifer McCurdy, executive director of the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce, as she visits with the people who are moving this progressive city forward.
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Business Inspires

Tri-Village Chamber Partnership

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To run a successful business, you need resources, valuable connections and community recognition. Business Inspires will provide you with the tools, resources, and examples to inspire you to create the business you are envisioning. With more than 60 years as an integral part of the Grandview, Upper Arlington and Marble Cliff communities, the TriVillage Chamber Partnership is dedicated to a singular purpose - the success of the business community. Thank you for downloading, listening and subs ...
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The Whole Note: Voices of Chamber

Amy Baskurt & Heather Wang

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Narrative interview podcast that investigates how culture and diversity impact the world of chamber music. The Whole Note: Voices of Chamber podcast wishes to explore more about chamber groups’ stories, unique experiences, heritages, struggles, and their accomplishments, all of which connect to the importance of education and community.
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It's Happenin' In the Haven

Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce

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Each episode we get the privilege to speak to the amazing people taking Winter Haven, FL and its surrounding Central Florida area to the next level. We’re future-focused, celebrating our entrepreneurial history and leveraging it for our bright future ahead. This podcast is produced by the Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce and is meant to generate pride in and knowledge of our community to residents and visitors alike.
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Out of Athens, Georgia, the Mission: TimPossible podcast includes conversations with newsmakers locally, statewide, and nationally, with Tim Bryant's own occasionally misguided opinions, observations, and insights, as gleaned from Classic City Today, 6-10am M-F on 98.7 FM and AM 1340 Fox News WGAU.
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Welcome to the The Nothing Owed Podcast hosted by Brian Hannah and Ben Woodbury of MA DEUCE NATION.. In each episode, we bring you the tools, resources, and conversations that help you take charge of your life. We have in depth conversations with people from all backgrounds. They tell their stories of how they made the decision, and the steps they took to take control of their futures.
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Uniting the body of Christ through song and podcasts. Khristian Dentley interviews professionals of all types who are at the top of their game and discovers how they have kept Jesus in their daily lives. Come and listen to these resurrectional conversations and let them give you hope, joy and inspiration for your daily life!
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Page Break is a collection of casual conversations between epic fantasy author Brian McClellan and fellow creative professionals—like two friends sitting down over lunch to discuss career, craft, family, and hobbies. Authorhood is a quiet sort of minor fame where the person behind the words is often obscured by the works they’ve created. Brian aims to use this podcast to find out more about his friends and colleagues. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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"Oh...You Didn’t Know" with Road Dogg Brian James and Casio Kid is more than a weekly podcast, it’s an entertainment extravaganza featuring one of the most outspoken, enthusiastic, entertainers in wrestling history, WWE Hall of Famer “BG” Brian James. Bringing his three decades of crowd popping, championship winning, Smackdown writing, and NXT producing experience to the microphone, James continues to do what he does best, speak with a voice that fans want to hear. Together, Dogg & Casio bri ...
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Keep the Flame Alive

Jill Jaracz & Alison Brown

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Keep the Flame Alive® is the podcast for fans of the Olympics and Paralympics. Each week co-hosts Jill Jaracz and Alison Brown keep you up-to-date on the worlds of the Olympics and Paralympics through interviews with athletes, Gamesmakers, historians and more. We're the cure to your case of Olympic Fever. Give us a call: 208-FLAME-IT.
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Uncommon Sense

Society of G.K. Chesterton

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The Podcast of the Society of Gilbert Keith Chesterton, where we talk about everything under the sun with a Chestertonian perspective, as well as the writings and legacy of G.K. Chesterton himself. The podcast is hosted by Grettelyn Darkey and Joe Grabowski. Want to give us feedback? Email podcast@chesterton.org.
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The JAX Current

JAXUSA Partnership - Economic Development

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Every day members of the Jacksonville, Florida region work to build our economy. The JAX Current is a monthly podcast hosted by leaders of the JAXUSA Partnership, the economic development arm of the JAX Chamber. Tune in each month to hear from company executives, civic leaders and national location consultants as they discuss everything from 'Why JAX' to emerging economic trends and how Jacksonville is positioning itself in the global marketplace.
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Great stories from blue-collar business owners around the world. You'll hear tales of great success, phenomenal failure, and everything in between. To learn more about how the Blue Collar Business School is helping hard-working business owners visit us at www.bluecollar.business.
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Fad or Future

Joey Thurman

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Everyday consumers are being bombarded with the next “big thing” in health, wellness, and fitness. What’s the future of keeping ourselves healthy and what’s just a passing fad? Along with some of the best experts in the field, Joey will tackle diet fads, medicinal, fitness fads, bio-hacking and food fads. He’ll also experience the topic first hand, whether that’s jumping into a Cryo Chamber, completing a 5-day water fast, or going on a 30-day hot-new-diet. Fad or Future aims to provide clari ...
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A train pulls into the station - it's the end of the line. A Hobo jumps from a freight car, hoping for a fresh start in a new city. Instead, he finds himself trapped in an urban hell. This is a world where criminals rule the streets and Drake, the city's crime boss, reigns supreme alongside his sadistic murderous sons, Slick and Ivan. Amidst the chaos, the Hobo comes across a pawn shop window displaying a second hand lawn mower. He dreams of making the city a beautiful place and starting a n ...
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THE DJ BE EXPERIENCE DJ BE (Diversifiedsound / ATL House Notes / Pop Up House Headz / 4Deep) Home Base: Atlanta, GA Styles: Deep Soulful Afro House + Lounge & Soul. Much can be said of a DJ that plays to win. A DJ, much like a point guard running his team’s offense on the court, brings their A game to any environment, home court advantage or not. This is the playing field for one of Atlanta’s “hardest working house music DJs.” DJ BE, AKA BEasy, electrocutes the atmosphere with pulsating char ...
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Author: Robin Peguero Book: ONE IN THE CHAMBER: A Novel Publishing: Grand Central Publishing (March 26, 2024) Click HERE to buy the book! https://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/06/Robin_Peguero_to_air.mp3 Synopsis (from the Publisher): On Capitol Hill, they work you to death. Cameron Leann is new to Washington, D.C. An Iowa farm boy without a pen…
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🔍 In this TL;DR episode, Dr Elisa Giomi, Associate Professor at the Roma Tre University and Commissioner of the Italian Communications Regulatory Authority (AGCOM), discusses her recent contribution on Intermedia, the journal of the International Institute of Communications (IIC), titled “The (almost) unacknowledged revolution of AI in the media an…
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Chinese philanthropic foundations navigate a uniquely challenging terrain shaped by authoritarian governance. The Governance of Philanthropic Foundations in Authoritarian China: A Power Perspective (Routledge, 2022) examines these complexities, delivering a novel multilevel analysis of the power dynamics that underpin the governance of nonprofit or…
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In the second episode of Publish My Book, Avi Staiman explores how to determine if your research is best suited for a commercial or university press and why the distinction between the two categories is key to increasing your chances of publication success. Avi shares some important differences between these two publishing types by posing a series …
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For a brief moment in the history of Acre, there was a Hebrew community that linked old and new settlements. It had a national-Zionist orientation and consisted of Jews of local and Mizrachic origin. This community is no longer visible in the cityscape, and its history has disappeared from the collective Zionist memory - but it played a role in bui…
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With the ever-greater shift of the balance of global power towards the Pacific region, what does this have implications for the geopolitics of the region? How should the rest of the world, especially Europe, address the growing power and influence of the Pacific region? How does the complex interplay of cultural, civilizational, economic, legal, en…
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Joanna Lowell is known for her witty historical romances set in late Victorian England, a period both undergoing and resisting dramatic social change. Her previous novels in this series pair a young artist from the East End with her tortured muse, a duke; a runaway duchess with an admirably calm young man convinced she is a plant lover like himself…
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If you’ve ever worked with dementia patients before, you know how unique and bizarre the experience can be, and how little the stereotypes actually hold up to the experience. Even knowing about the diagnosis often does little to help us in caring for people, and many caregivers find themselves getting sucked into behavioral loops of their own. This…
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Is involuntary psychiatric treatment the solution to the intertwined crises of untreated mental illness, homelessness, and addiction? In recent years, politicians and advocates have sought to expand the use of conservatorships, a legal tool used to force someone deemed “gravely disabled,” or unable to meet their needs for food, clothing, or shelter…
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Nietzsche Now! Now? Really, you might ask. Isn’t he dead already? The Great Immoralist on the vital issues of our time. Hmm, how is that you might ask. Find out in this conversation with Glenn Wallis, returning guest and author of Nietzsche Now! We discuss the role Nietzsche might play today in helping all of us exit the culture war bubble and star…
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The 2020 Presidential Election in the United States marked, for many, a return to "compassionate politics." Joe Biden had run on a platform of empathy, emphasising his personal history as a means of connecting with everyone from American workers who had lost jobs to military families who had lost loved ones. Although perceptions of candidate compas…
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Ali Rauch shares the two programs that the Opelika Chamber submitted on their Chamber of the Year application. Full show notes are at: chamberchatpodcast.com/episode282 Please support this podcast by supporting our sponsors. Community Matters, Inc. chamberchatpodcast.com/podcast App My Community appmycommunity.com/chamberchat Chamber Nation chamber…
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Team USA Wheelchair Basketball player Brian Bell joins us to talk about the ins and outs of this Paralympic sport. Brian has been part of Team USA for the Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, both of which were gold-medal-winning performances. Brian and Team USA will be looking for the three-peat at Paris 2024. Follow Brian on social! He's on Insta…
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Author: Joanna Ho (Illustrated by Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya) Book: WE WHO PRODUCE PEARLS: An Anthem for Asian America Publishing: Orchard Books (April 16, 2024) https://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/06/Joanna_Ho_to_air.mp3 Synopsis (from the Publisher): From the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author, Joanna Ho, comes an uplifting ca…
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Khristian interviews Brian Dawkins. Brian was inducted into the NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2018. He played for the Philadelphia Eagles as a safety. He also played for the Denver Broncos and Clemson Tigers in College. He is regarded as one of the greatest safeties of all time. Come and listen to Khristian and Brian as they delve into being a N…
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Scholars working in archaeology, education, history, geography, and politics tell a nuanced story about the people and dynamics that reshaped this region and determined who would control it. The Ohio Valley possesses some of the most resource-rich terrain in the world. Its settlement by humans was thus consequential not only for shaping the geograp…
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In China's Galaxy Empire: Wealth, Power, War, and Peace in the New Chinese Century (Oxford University Press, 2024), authors Dr. John Keane and Dr. Baogang He, target a development of enormous significance: China's return, after two centuries of decline and subjugation, to a position of prominence in world affairs. The daring thesis is that China is…
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Season Two erupts in our ears with a film-noir soundscape—an eerie voice utters strange and disjointed phrases and echoing footsteps lead to sirens and gunshots. What on Earth are we listening to? We unravel the mystery with NYU media professor Mara Mills who studies the historical relationship between disability and media technologies. In Episode …
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States are holding primaries. The Democrats and Republicans will convene in July and August but it has already been decided that the presidential race will be a rematch. Former President Donald Trump will challenge President Joe Biden. To take stock of where the race stands five months out, we have two experts on the presidency. Dr. Meena Bose is t…
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Peoples & Things host Lee Vinsel talks with danah boyd, Partner Researcher at Microsoft Research, founder of the Data & Society Research Institute, and a distinguished visiting professor at Georgetown University, about her career and work. The pair discuss boyd's the genesis and intellectual background of boyd's now classic text, It's Complicated: …
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Khristian interviews Brian Dawkins. Brian was inducted into the NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2018. He played for the Philadelphia Eagles as a safety. He also played for the Denver Broncos and Clemson Tigers in College. He is regarded as one of the greatest safeties of all time. Come and listen to Khristian and Brian as they delve into being a N…
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Real Americans (Knopf, 2024) begins on the precipice of Y2K in New York City, when twenty-two-year-old Lily Chen, an unpaid intern at a slick media company, meets Matthew. Matthew is everything Lily is not: easygoing and effortlessly attractive, a native East Coaster, and, most notably, heir to a vast pharmaceutical empire. Lily couldn't be more di…
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Boy Actors in Early Modern England: Skill and Stagecraft in the Theatre (Cambridge University Press, 2022) by Dr. Harry McCarthy provides a new approach to the study of early modern boy actors, offering a historical re-appraisal of these performers' physical skills in order to reassess their wide-reaching contribution to early modern theatrical cul…
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In the first episode of Publish My Book, Avi Staiman offers strategic tips for identifying your target publisher, including: understanding where other titles in your research field have been published and how your research angle fits into existing series, using platforms such as the Association of University Presses and New Books Network to your ad…
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What is the proper—or most effective—response to a barrage of horror and pain? The closest that screenwriter Paul Schrader ever came to a comedy (albeit a very dark one), Bringing Out the Dead (1999) is low on special effects depicting medical emergencies but high on drama. Join us for a conversation about one of Scorsese’s sleepers, a movie about …
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Cosmopolitan Elites: Indian Diplomats and the Social Hierarchies of Global Order (Oxford University Press, 2023) by Dr. Kira Huju narrates the birth, everyday life, and fracturing of a Western-dominated global order from its margins. It offers a critical sociological examination of the elite Indian Foreign Service and its members, many of whom were…
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Budhaditya Chattopadhyay’s book Sound in Indian Film and Audiovisual Media: History, Practices and Production (Amsterdam UP, 2023) is an exhaustive attempt to study film sound in the Indian subcontinent through artistic research. It aims to fill a significant scholarly void by addressing issues of sound and listening within the cultural contexts of…
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Nahj al-Balagha is among the most powerful, consequential, and linguistically brilliant masterpieces of Arabic and of Islamic thought and literature. Based on the orations, letters, and sayings of wisdom of ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib (d. 661), the first Imam or successor to Prophet Muhammad in Shi‘i Islam and the fourth caliph in Sunni Islam, this oral tre…
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Bananas, the most frequently consumed fresh fruit in the United States, have been linked to Miss Chiquita and Carmen Miranda, "banana republics," and Banana Republic clothing stores—everything from exotic kitsch, to Third World dictatorships, to middle-class fashion. But how did the rise in banana consumption in the United States affect the banana-…
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Virtue Capitalists: The Rise and Fall of the Professional Class in the Anglophone World, 1870–2008 (Cambridge UP, 2023) explores the rise of the professional middle class across the Anglophone world from c. 1870 to 2008. With a focus on British settler colonies - Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United States - Hannah Forsyth argues that the …
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Red Secularism: Socialism and Secularist Culture in Germany 1890 to 1933 (Cambridge UP, 2023) is the first substantive investigation into one of the key sources of radicalism in modern German, the subculture that arose at the intersection of secularism and socialism in the late nineteenth-century. It explores the organizations that promoted their h…
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In the early modern era, seemingly impossible stories of levitation, bilocation, and witchcraft were common and believable. The important question of the time was not if these things happened, but why. This was particularly true as the rise of Protestantism began to challenge Catholic beliefs in miracles and continued to be the case even after scie…
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People before Markets:: An Alternative Casebook (Cambridge UP, 2022) presents twenty comparative case studies of important global questions, such as 'Where should our food come from?' 'What should we do about climate change?' and 'Where should innovation come from?' A variety of solutions are proposed and compared, including market-based, economic,…
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Although we live in a globalised world, territorially embedded factors are highly relevant in such domains as security, economy, energy, environment, politics & diplomacy. Today's analysts of world affairs are often loosely referring to 'geopolitics', but do not always clearly define it. Geopolitics and International Relations: Grounding World Poli…
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Composed within the first Christian century by a Roman named Hermas, the Shepherd remains a mysterious and underestimated book to scholars and laypeople alike. In The Shepherd of Hermas As Scriptura Non Grata: From Popularity in Early Christianity to Exclusion from the New Testament Canon (Rowman & Littlefield, 2023), Robert D. Heaton argues that e…
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Women working in the sciences face obstacles at virtually every step along their career paths. From subtle slights to blatant biases, deep systemic problems block women from advancing or push them out of science and technology entirely. Women in Science Now: Stories and Strategies for Achieving Equity (Columbia UP, 2023) examines solutions to this …
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The unintended consequences of youth empowerment programs for Latino boys Educational research has long documented the politics of punishment for boys and young men of color in schools—but what about the politics of empowerment and inclusion? In Good Boys, Bad Hombres: The Racial Politics of Mentoring Latino Boys in Schools (U Minnesota Press, 2024…
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Did Woodrow Wilson's daddy issues cause World War II? And what might this teach us about our contemporary political plight? Jordan Osserman talks with psychoanalyst Jamieson Webster and historian Patrick Weil about The Madman in the White House: Sigmund Freud, Ambassador Bullitt, and the Lost Psychobiography of Woodrow Wilson (Harvard UP, 2023). Wh…
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Pivoting from studies that emphasize the dominance of progressivism on American college campuses during the late sixties and early seventies, Lauren Lassabe Shepherd positions conservative critiques of, and agendas in, American colleges and universities as an essential dimension of a broader conversation of conservative backlash against liberal edu…
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Artist Eric Fischl was born in 1948 in New York City and grew up in the Long Island suburbs. His paintings first received critical attention for depicting the dark, disturbing undercurrents of mainstream American life. In 1972 he received a B.F.A. from the California Institute for the Arts. In February 2012, Fischl spoke to the Institute about his …
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Award winning author and short fiction writer, C. J. Spataro's debut novel, More Strange Than True (Sagging Meniscus Press, 2024) takes us in to a world of faeries and what happens when wishes do come true. After an epically shitty day, Jewell Jamieson unknowingly eats a magic-spiked meal and happens also to make a certain wish-and that's why she a…
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In this interview, he discusses his new book The Land War in Ireland: Famine, Philanthropy and Moonlighting (Cork UP, 2023), a collection of interconnected essays on different aspects of agrarian agitation in 1870s and 1880s Ireland. The Land War in Ireland addresses perceived lacunae in the historiography of the Land War in late nineteenth-century…
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How do unequal societies function? In Holding It Together: How Women Became America's Safety Net (Portfolio, 2024), Jesscia Calarco, an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, examines how America’s DIY society depends on the labour of mothers and excludes the sorts of social supports present in other countries. Thi…
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As Andrew M. Gardner explains in The Fragmentary City: Migration, Modernity, and Difference in the Urban Landscape of Doha, Qatar (Cornell UP, 2024) in Qatar and elsewhere on the Arabian Peninsula, nearly nine out of every ten residents are foreign noncitizens. Many of these foreigners reside in the cities that have arisen in Qatar and neighboring …
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With the rapid development of artificial intelligence and labor-saving technologies like self-checkouts and automated factories, the future of work has never been more uncertain, and even jobs requiring high levels of human interaction are no longer safe. The Last Human Job: The Work of Connecting in a Disconnected World (Princeton UP, 2024) explor…
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Politicians in Southeast Asia, as in many other regions, win elections by distributing cash, goods, jobs, projects, and other benefits to supporters, but the ways in which they do this vary tremendously, both across and within countries. Mobilizing for Elections: Patronage and Political Machines in Southeast Asia (Cambridge UP, 2022) presents a new…
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