Aspiration And Ambivalence

Author: Vanda Felbab-Brown
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 0815724411
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Aspiration and Ambivalence analyzes the U.S. and international efforts in Afghanistan and offers detailed recommendations for dealing with the precarious situation leading up to the 2014 transition to Afghan control and beyond.

Identity Neoliberalism And Aspiration

Author: Garth Stahl
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131768558X
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Valuing. earning,. trade. work. and. ambivalence. The boys in my study exhibit a
wide range of ambitions, some very realistic and some very unrealistic (Stahl,
2012). Within the cohort, 18 out of 23 mentioned the importance of a job or career
in terms of their future plans and what they wanted out of life. Such articulations
were infused with ...

The Burdens Of Aspiration

Author: Elsa Davidson
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814720897
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Ambivalence. toward. a. New. Social. Order. A key element of this investigation
involves consideration of the effects of lived experience and social contradiction
on the internalization of ideals of selfhood. The speech of established,
professional middle-class adults—many ...

What We Won

Author: Bruce Riedel
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
ISBN: 081572585X
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Vanda Felbab-Brown, Aspiration and Ambivalence: Strategies and Realities of
Counterinsurgency and State Building in Afghanistan (Brookings, 2013), p. 126.
10. DeNeufville, “Ahmad Shah Massoud and the Genesis of the Nationalist Anti-
Communist Movement,” pp. 4–16. 11. Steve Coll, Ghost Wars: The Secret History
of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10
, 2001 (New York: Penguin, 2004), p. 117. 12. Gordon Corera, The Art of Betrayal
: ...

Comparative Law As Transnational Law

Author: Russell A. Miller
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199795207
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The field of public international law has forever been marked by a high degree of
contestation, aspiration, and ambivalence. Heralded by some as the beacon of
hope for a peaceful world,1 it is dismissed by others as ideological and
powerless.2 Such tensions have made the field the subject of frequent, heated
disputes over the role of law in a largely unruly world. Time and again, these
quarrels have highlighted the intricate connections between international and
national legal issues ...

Passion And Ambivalence

Author: Nathaniel Berman
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
ISBN: 9004210253
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Though emerging in interwar crisis-locales such as Morocco, Upper Silesia, and
Ethiopia, these frameworks endured, ever-transformed, in more recent venues
like Somalia, Kosovo, and East Timor. The essays in this volume were written
over the course of a decade and a half, from the early 1990s to the mid-2000s.
My work was animated by a double aspiration: a pursuit of the deeper meaning of
the interwar transformations of internationalism and a quest to grasp the post-
Cold War ...

The Turn To Ethics

Author: Marjorie Garber
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135205264
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I've worried that the return to ethics has constituted an escape from politics, and I'
ve also worried that it has meant a certain heightening of moralism and this has
made me cry out, as Nietzsche cried out about Hegel, “Bad air! Bad air!” I
suppose that looking for a space in which to breathe is not the highest ethical
aspiration, but it is there, etymologically embedded in aspiration itself, and does
seem to constitute something of a precondition for any. 15 2. Ethical Ambivalence
.

The Supreme Court And The Decline Of Constitutional Aspiration

Author: Gary J. Jacobsohn
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780847676071
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... American ambivalence: we tend to regard bad laws as unconstitutional, yet we
also tend to regard judicial discretion as undemocratic and hence illicit.3 He
refers to Making Sense of the "Unwritten Constitution" \ 75 I. Justice,
Constitutionality, and James Wilson.

The Routledge Research Companion To Popular Music And Gender

Author: Stan Hawkins
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317042042
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My point in this section is to highlight the tensions and dilemmas; the
opportunities, achievements and enduring constraints that confront boys and girls
, and women and men, wishing to make music from the earliest days prior to any
formal commercial negotiations and deals. Aspiration, ambivalence and industry
The activities of amateur musicians are not outside or independent of the
networked webs of the music industry. Musicians acquire their skills from
industrially manufactured ...

Narco Noir

Author: Vanda Felbab-brown
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780815728184
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Crime and security expert Vanda Felbab-Brown conducted more than eight years of fieldwork across Mexico analyzing policy interventions in key crime and violence hotspots, as well as in control cases.