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British Virgin Islands: at home on Virgin Gorda territory - Telegraph

British Virgin Islands: at home on Virgin Gorda territory - Telegraph | Cultural Studies | Scoop.it
Chris Paling visits Virgin Gorda, BVI's third-largest and second most populous island, where everyone gets a warm welcome – even those with hippie hairstyles.
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Hour Grows Late to Act on Climate Change, Caribbean Warns

Hour Grows Late to Act on Climate Change, Caribbean Warns | Cultural Studies | Scoop.it
Their speeches did not grab international headlines like that delivered by U.S. President Barack Obama, nor did other delegates walk out as they spoke, as was the case for Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
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anthropologyworks » It’s all on your head

anthropologyworks » It’s all on your head | Cultural Studies | Scoop.it

EXCERPT: In many rural and urban areas in countries in Africa, the Indian subcontinent, Latin America and elsewhere, loads are routinely carried on the head. If a young person has learned the technique well from their elders and is well-practiced, head porterage is a very efficient method of transportation.

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#Philanthropy - Measuring the Impact of Impact Investing - Wealth Matters

#Philanthropy - Measuring the Impact of Impact Investing - Wealth Matters | Cultural Studies | Scoop.it
“Impact investing,” which treats philanthropy as an investment, has brought an interest in determining whether the money is having the effect the philanthropists intended.
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Sponging boomers

Sponging boomers | Cultural Studies | Scoop.it
ANOTHER economic mess looms on the horizon—one with a great wrinkled visage. The struggle to digest the swollen generation of ageing baby-boomers threatens to...
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World’s biggest cruise ships drop anchor in Caribbean, but ship-to-shore feud brews over cash

World’s biggest cruise ships drop anchor in Caribbean, but ship-to-shore feud brews over cash | Cultural Studies | Scoop.it
This report form the Associated Press appeared in The Cape Breton Post. Follow link below to original report. Tourists emerge by the hundreds from a towering, 16-deck megaship docked at the Caribbe...
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Revealed: what the Queen really thinks about the big issues

Revealed: what the Queen really thinks about the big issues | Cultural Studies | Scoop.it
David Mitchell: The Queen has been on the throne 60 years, but all we know is that she loves corgis and hates Abu Hamza.
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Read-Along #Ethnography: Struggling to Keep Up From Afar

Read-Along #Ethnography: Struggling to Keep Up From Afar | Cultural Studies | Scoop.it
Living with and witnessing first hand the culture / society you are interested in, the ethnographic imperative to immerse yourself in the field is a real logistical challenge. As the 18-months-in-t...
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Empowerment Through Numbers? Biomedicalization 2.0 and the Quantified Self » Cyborgology

Empowerment Through Numbers? Biomedicalization 2.0 and the Quantified Self » Cyborgology | Cultural Studies | Scoop.it

Via Deborah Lupton
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