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The Politics Of Truth
In 1784, the German newspaper Berlinische Monatsschrift asked its audience to reply to the question "What is Enlightenment?" Immanuel Kant took the opportunity to investigate the purported truths andExpand
Facing Gaia: Eight Lectures on the New Climatic Regime
The book primarily covers religious, philosophical, and linguistic analyses of human reactions to nature and climate changes. It is heavily influenced by the Gaia theory, originally put forward byExpand
Politics of Nature: How to Bring the Sciences into Democracy
Introduction: What Is to Be Done with Political Ecology? 1. Why Political Ecology Has to Let Go of Nature First, Get Out of the Cave Ecological Crisis or Crisis of Objectivity? The End of Nature TheExpand
Shocks, Consumption and Income Diversification in Rural Ethiopia
Abstract We present new evidence that households are unable to protect themselves from rainfall failure that occurs on average every five years in rural Ethiopia. However, other less extreme rainfallExpand
On human diversity : nationalism, racism, and exoticism in French thought
How can we think about people and cultures unlike our own? In the early modern period, the fact of human diversity presented Europeans with little cause for anxiety: they simply assumed theExpand
Social protection for all ages? Impacts of Ethiopia's Productive Safety Net Program on child nutrition.
We investigate the impact of a large-scale social protection scheme, the Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) in Ethiopia, on child nutritional outcomes. Children living in households that receiveExpand
The Middle East under Rome
* Preface to the English-Language Edition * Acknowledgments * Translators' Note * Introduction 1. The Hellenistic Legacy * The Creation of New States * Syria between Parthians, Romans, and ArmeniansExpand
Know Your Place: Ethiopian Children’s Contributions to the Household Economy
Analysis of quantitative and qualitative data of a pro-poor sample of Ethiopian children provides a more nuanced understanding of the role of children in the household economy. Children’s work isExpand