Download Adbusters, Issue 103: #OCCUPYMAINSTREET PDF

(September/October 2012)

Featured during this issue:

Reversing the disaster of mounted meaning
upload – American Dream Disorder
Piecing jointly the worldwide insurrectionary puzzle.
The heretical methods of Nigeria’s Boko Haram
Europe’s anarchic nihilism
Cory Sine on Latin America’s political renaissance
city farming and the fissure of modernity via Darren Fleet
“The Key to Power” by means of Michael Hardt & Antonio Negri

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Download Wish You Were Here: An Essential Guide to Your Favorite by Leslie Simon PDF

By Leslie Simon

A snarky, fact-filled examine the folks and areas that made the indie/punk scene what it's today.

The American underground track scene is exploding everywhere—not simply in ny urban and L.A. (although we've bought these towns lined too!):

In Washington, D.C. . . . Ian MacKaye and Fugazi encouraged the straightedge tradition, which had young ones far and wide drawing black X's on their palms in magic marker.

In Omaha, Nebraska . . . a tender Conor Oberst, aka vibrant Eyes, began writing and appearing gut-wrenching love songs on the soft age of thirteen.

On new york, long island . . . Taking again Sunday and fresh battled for emo supremacy and the delicate hearts of 1000000 teenage girls.

From the coauthor of the cult-worthy Everybody Hurts: an important advisor to Emo Culture comes Wish You have been Here—a mix commute advisor and tortured historical past protecting every little thing from what constitutes right rock critic etiquette in Minneapolis to why pop-punk bands in Chicago have lots suburban angst, to how freegans within the Bay sector can feed themselves on the cheap that will make frugal Rachael Ray's face blush.

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Download The Mirror Effect: How Celebrity Narcissism Is Endangering by S. Mark Young, Drew Pinsky PDF

By S. Mark Young, Drew Pinsky

The face of leisure has replaced significantly over the past decade—and dangerously so. Stars like Britney, Paris, Lindsay, Amy Winehouse—and their media enablers—have altered what we think about "normal" habit. in line with dependancy professional Dr. Drew Pinsky and company and leisure professional Dr. S. Mark younger, a excessive percentage of celebrities be afflicted by characteristics linked to scientific narcissism—vanity, exhibitionism, entitlement, exploitativeness—and the remainder of us, specially youngsters, are mirroring what we witness nightly on our television and machine monitors.

A provocative, eye-opening learn, The reflect Effect sounds a well timed caution, elevating very important questions on our altering culture—and offers insights for folks, adolescents, and an individual who wonders what the cult of star is de facto doing to America.

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Download Korea - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Culture & by James Hoare PDF

By James Hoare

Tradition shrewdpermanent! offers crucial details on attitudes, ideals and behaviour in numerous international locations, making sure that you simply arrive at your vacation spot conscious of uncomplicated manners, universal courtesies, and delicate matters. those concise publications inform you what to anticipate, tips to behave, and the way to set up a rapport along with your hosts. This inside of wisdom will enable you keep away from embarrassing gaffes and blunders, think convinced in unusual events, and advance belief, friendships, and winning enterprise relationships.

Culture shrewdpermanent! deals illuminating insights into the tradition and society of a selected state. it's going to assist you to show your visit-whether on company or for pleasure-into a memorable and enriching event. Contents include

customs, values, and traditions
historical, spiritual, and political background
life at home
leisure, social, and cultural life
eating and drinking
do's, don'ts, and taboos
business practices
communication, spoken and unspoken

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Download Handbook of Advances in Culture and Psychology, Volume 5 by Michele J. Gelfand, Chi-yue Chiu, Ying-yi Hong PDF

By Michele J. Gelfand, Chi-yue Chiu, Ying-yi Hong

With purposes through the social sciences, tradition and psychology is a swiftly growing to be box that has skilled a surge in guides during the last decade. From this proliferation of books, chapters, and magazine articles, intriguing advancements have emerged within the dating of tradition to cognitive tactics, human improvement, psychopathology, social habit, organizational habit, neuroscience, language, advertising and marketing, and different themes. In popularity of this exponential development, Advances in tradition and Psychology is the 1st annual sequence to provide state of the art reports of scholarly learn within the growing to be box of tradition and psychology.
The Advances in tradition and Psychology sequence is:
* constructing an highbrow domestic for tradition and psychology examine programs
* Fostering bridges and connections between cultural students from around the discipline
* making a greatest outlet for tradition and psychology research
* Publishing articles that mirror the theoretical, methodological, and epistemological variety within the learn of tradition and psychology
* bettering the collective identification of the tradition and psychology field
Comprising chapters from the world over popular tradition students and representing variety within the conception and research of tradition inside of psychology, Advances in tradition and Psychology is a perfect source for learn courses and teachers in the course of the psychology neighborhood.

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Download London's Royal Parks (Shire Library, Volume 793) by Paul Rabbitts PDF

By Paul Rabbitts

This publication tells the background of London's royal parks and the way they've got advanced from deepest looking grounds and gardens into public areas and venues for excellent occasions. from time to time, the parks have been royally owned as in the past because the Norman conquest, and a number of other of them have been received by means of Henry VIII throughout the Reformation. at present they have been saved deepest and there has been no public entry, yet through the eighteenth century many of the parks have been opened to the general public. Landscaping paintings used to be undertaken to maintain with developments, and the parks grew to become stylish areas to be obvious out and approximately - witness Rotten Row in Hyde Park. The parks, Hyde Park specifically, has been used to host significant occasions corresponding to the nice Exhibition and numerous jubilee and leisure occasions. It tells the tale of every of the 9 royal parks from their acquisition via the monarchy via to the current day, outlining their use and administration and the key ancient moments linked to them.

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Download Western Music and Its Others: Difference, Representation, PDF

This leading edge number of articles deals an important finished evaluate of recent advancements in cultural thought as utilized to Western tune. Addressing a wide variety of basically twentieth-century song, the authors learn similar phenomena: musical borrowings or appropriations, and the way song has been used to build, evoke, or characterize distinction of a musical or a sociocultural style.

The essays scrutinize a various physique of tune and talk about more than a few major examples, between them musical modernism's idealizing or ambivalent family members with renowned, ethnic, and non-Western track; exoticism and orientalism within the experimental song culture; the illustration of others in Hollywood movie track; music's position within the formation and contestation of collective identities, just about Jewish and Turkish well known tune; and problems with illustration and distinction in jazz, international song, hip hop, and digital dance music.

Written via best students from disciplines together with ancient musicology, sociology, ethnomusicology, anthropology, well known tune reports, and movie reviews, the essays supply unheard of insights into how cultural identities and changes are developed in tune.

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Download The End of Greek Athletics in Late Antiquity (Greek Culture by Sofie Remijsen PDF

By Sofie Remijsen

This ebook offers the 1st entire research of the way and why athletic contests, a attribute point of Greek tradition for over a millennium, disappeared in overdue antiquity. unlike past discussions, which concentrate on the traditional Olympics, the top of the main well-known video games is analysed the following within the context of the cave in of the full foreign agonistic circuit, which encompassed numerous hundred contests. the 1st a part of the booklet describes this cave in by way of a close research of the fourth- and fifth-century historical past of the athletic video games in every one quarter of the Mediterranean: Greece, Asia Minor, Syria, Egypt, Italy, Gaul and northern Africa. the second one part maintains by way of explaining those advancements, hard conventional theories (especially the ban by way of the Christian emperor Theodosius I) and discussing intimately either the overdue old socio-economic context and the past due vintage perceptions of athletics

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