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Young Men, Masculinities and Spirituality: An Introduction to a Special Issue of JMMS  [cached]
Yasemin Besen
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality , 2007,
Abstract: An Introduction to a Special Issue of JMMS.
Introduction to the Rural Development Special Issue  [cached]
László J. Kulcsár,Theresa Selfa
Online Journal of Rural Research & Policy , 2009, DOI: 10.4148/ojrrp.v4i1.60
Abstract: The Online Journal of Rural Research and Policy has taken the initiative to publish a Rural Development Special Issue. This initiative corresponds with the interdisciplinary perspective of rural studies and is reflected in the collection of papers. Each paper addresses one or more central themes of rural studies, many of which are interrelated.
Special Issue: Guest Editors' Introduction  [cached]
James Goodman,Christina Ho
PORTAL : Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies , 2006,
Abstract: PORTAL opens 2006 with a special selection of papers focusing on the transformative power of social movements. In an age of globalisation and of ideologies of globalism, we debate sources and potential for alternative scenarios, for ‘other worlds.’ Many commentators have proclaimed this the global age, where humanity lives under one world power, one world market, and one world order. Yet many other worlds find new and fertile ground in this age, flourishing against the norm. Social movements set new agendas, inspire participation and crystalise solidarity. At the centre of contestation, they can create emancipatory knowledges—knowledges for change. In this issue of PORTAL we ask how social movements generate new ways of being, new subjectivities, or new modes of existence. We debate the role of affective meaning, of symbolic action and collective conscience, and discuss the place of reflective action. Contributors debate the dialectics between power and counter-power, and the role of strategic conflict and dialogue. They analyse sources of revolutionary and transformative change, discussing the praxis of counter-globalism.
[Special Issue on SEA Demographics] Editor's Introduction  [cached]
Wayne E. Wright
Journal of Southeast Asian American Education and Advancement , 2008,
Abstract: Introduction to special isssue on Southeast Asian American Demographics
Introduction - AABFJ Financial Planning Special Issue 2009
Ciorstan J. Smark,Brian Murphy Murphy,Sharon Taylor
Australasian Accounting Business and Finance Journal , 2009,
Abstract: This special issue draws on recent work of financial planning specialists, finance specialists and economists todocument some of the trends, perception and challenges of financial planning in 2009. This diversity ofcontributors reflects the diversity and the multiplicity of influences that impact on financial planning.
Introduction to the 26th International Conference on Logic Programming Special Issue  [PDF]
Manuel Hermenegildo,Torsten Schaub
Computer Science , 2010,
Abstract: This is the preface to the 26th International Conference on Logic Programming Special Issue
Introduction to the 28th International Conference on Logic Programming Special Issue  [PDF]
Agostino Dovier,Vítor Santos Costa
Computer Science , 2012, DOI: 10.1017/S1471068412000300
Abstract: We are proud to introduce this special issue of the Journal of Theory and Practice of Logic Programming (TPLP), dedicated to the full papers accepted for the 28th International Conference on Logic Programming (ICLP). The ICLP meetings started in Marseille in 1982 and since then constitute the main venue for presenting and discussing work in the area of logic programming.
The Politics of Immigration: Introduction to a Special Issue on US Immigration  [cached]
Jonathon W. Moses
European Journal of American Studies , 2009, DOI: 10.4000/ejas.7715
Abstract: In reading this special issue we gain a remarkably insightful glimpse of the important role that immigration policy has played, and will continue to play, in several important aspects of contemporary American life. After eight years of the Bush Administration, a new immigration policy is poised to rise again from the ashes of the infamous Sensenbrenner Bill.1 A fresh political and economic context ensures this.
Introduction to the Social Transformations from the Mobile Internet Special Issue  [PDF]
Jason Farman
Future Internet , 2012, DOI: 10.3390/fi4020545
Abstract: The social transformations brought about by the mobile internet are extensive. In discussing the broad range of these transformations—positioned as a shift from personal computing to pervasive computing—this editorial elaborates on the key contributions addressed by the articles in this special issue of Future Internet. These articles touch on topics such as the digital divide, the role of the mobile internet in revolutions like the Arab Spring and the Occupy Wall Street movement, the development of site-specific and context-aware news, the incorporation of the internet into existing technologies like the automobile, and the utilization of the mobile internet to transform everyday spaces into game spaces.
An Introduction to the RCETJ Special Issue on Multimedia, Media Convergence, and Digital Storytelling  [cached]
Gordon J. Murray
Journal of the Research Center for Educational Technology , 2008,
Abstract: Individual scholars have always been among the first to experiment with particular technologies if they hold promise for a practical or theoretical application. In short, researchers are not waiting. In this special edition of the journal, you will meet a few of these individuals and glimpse some of the ways multimedia, media convergence, and digital storytelling processes are beginning to shape the way we think.
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