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YMG fitness band, which wouldn’t recharge, to Amazon when I started thinking about the world of retail and the role it plays in my life and in the everyday lives of Americans. On Thanksgiving, the newspapers all had an enormous number of brochures listing their “deals” for Black Friday. We had a

In: Brill Research Perspectives in Popular Culture
Author: Joel West

conventional gangster, not a clown, and aside from his clown face, greenish hair, his poison and odd modus operandi , there was nothing, as Peaslee and Weiner note, to distinguish him from any other hoodlum; his crimes appeared to be motivated by money (Peaslee and Weiner, 2015). He was a not a clown, in the

In: Brill Research Perspectives in Popular Culture

-anthropocentric cosmologies. A given worldview no more motivates environmentally responsible behavior than any other. There is no denying that values (and the beliefs which stem therefrom) help to motivate action. But to presume that values are all that are invested with the power to motivate agents is to neglect other

In: Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology
Author: Monika Baár

emblematic advocate of the rights of those living in extreme poverty, it was attended by over 100,000 people and its highlight was the unveiling of a commemorative stone. Further ilo -supported observances include the Day Against Child Labour (June 12) and the International Day of Happiness (March 20), the

In: Diplomatica

enhance bodily awareness and to foster “a sense of focus and clarity, which is said to support not only the meditation process … but also everyday life and interactions” (Persson 2007: 48). Regardless of the amount of time spent in meditation and meditational relaxation, all yoga practitioners that were

In: Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology
Author: Ampere A. Tseng

life cycle analyses, a United Nations ( UN ) study indicated that livestock-related activities are responsible for 18 % of total anthropogenic GHGE  s (Steinfeld et al. 2006: 112). Fiala (2008: 412) stated that the emission from meat production accounts between 15 % and 24 % of the total GHGE  s

In: Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology
Author: Anita Sinner

Morningside many decades ago. I recall this rather poetic phrase was in reference to a Japanese colloquialism that described those with jobs for life, but who did not actually do any work, instead sitting by windows all day. This serves as an analogy to living academically, despite the continuous push for

In: Identity Landscapes

’s father’s family has direct ties to the Métis Red River community in Manitoba, she grew up in a settler home in Saskatchewan, knowing she was Indigenous, but unable to claim a nation. Despite having lived on the BC Coast for more than half her life, she still considers herself a prairie girl. We note that

In: Identity Landscapes

that provide connections to nature for her students and produce for the local community. Brad is a high-school teacher living in an urban area of Newfoundland & Labrador. In the spring of the year, he can see open ocean and icebergs from his schoolground. Similar to Carissa, Brad focused on building a

In: Identity Landscapes

different resultant identities. Life, whether the material life of a rock, or the social life of a person, is always about learning and learning does not occur in a vacuum. We become only with our worlds. Our relationships with the countless aspects of our worlds constituting “differences that make a

In: Identity Landscapes