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Identity as Resistance 》》 Innovation Excellence | Disruptive Innovation Theory Revisited: Christensen, Hatkoff & Kula

Identity as Resistance 》》 Innovation Excellence | Disruptive Innovation Theory Revisited: Christensen, Hatkoff & Kula | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
Professor Clayton M. Christensen, Craig Hatkoff and Rabbi Irwin Kula launch the Off-White Papers
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Strategic poverty: How social and cultural capital shapes low-income life

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(1) “transitional bourgeoisie,” graduate students and artists who frame their economic deprivation as a temporary means to prospective identities, such as a professorship or success in art; (2) “embedded activists,” committed adults rooted in political and religious organizations who see low income as a permanent strategy to bolster their anti-consumerist desires.

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The wrong kind of Caucasian

The wrong kind of Caucasian | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
Despite the Boston bombers having little to do with Chechnya, the media were quick to demonise an entire ethnicity.
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What's Wrong With the Term 'Person of Color'

What's Wrong With the Term 'Person of Color' | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
...or at least how it's used.

by Janani

My tension with the term 'person of color' begins in high
school. It begins at a stay-away anti-oppression camp in Jefferson City,
Missouri.
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The Vocation of Sociology – A Pragmatic View

The Vocation of Sociology – A Pragmatic View | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
by André Béteille, Delhi University, India André Béteille has been called the “wisest man” in India, and with good reason.
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Monkeys Stay Away from Mean People: Scientific American

Monkeys Stay Away from Mean People: Scientific American | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
Capuchin monkeys show biases against humans who deny help to others. This finding suggests that being able to identify undesirable social partners has ancient evolutionary roots
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Marching to an African Beat #Brazil #Inequality

Marching to an African Beat #Brazil #Inequality | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
Advocates of an effort to create a parade ground for Salvador’s Afro-Brazilian drum groups say it would help the city’s carnaval reclaim its soul.
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Rethinking Discrimination | HR Examiner with John Sumser

Rethinking Discrimination | HR Examiner with John Sumser | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
“As accessibility to information and data about everyone become ubiquitous, we need to rethink our approaches to equal opportunity, diversity, and discrimination.” – Heather Bussing

Via Marylene Delbourg-Delphis
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Ready to Reenergize: Community Unveiling of the Custom Mayan to Spanish Translation System - Microsoft Translator (and Bing Translator) Official Team Blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

Ready to Reenergize: Community Unveiling of the Custom Mayan to Spanish Translation System - Microsoft Translator (and Bing Translator) Official Team Blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
Microsoft Translator (and Bing Translator) official team blog.
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bia @indigenoustweet

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How Power Corrupts the Mind

How Power Corrupts the Mind | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
Pity the despot.
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Ruth Obadia's curator insight, August 24, 2013 2:17 AM

If we realize, when in power, what it might be doing to our minds, perhaps we can correct ourselves. Perhaps.

 
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Songs of town & country: the experience of migrant men and women from the Northern Transvaal - LSE Research Online

Songs of town & country: the experience of migrant men and women from the Northern Transvaal - LSE Research Online | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
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From Eastern Congo to Cape Town: African Women, We Salute You!

From Eastern Congo to Cape Town: African Women, We Salute You! | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
In his latest Ceasefire column, JJ Bola pays tribute, on the occasion of Women's History Month, to the prominent role played by African women throughout history.
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Crimes on Congo, Part 1: From Destruction to Destroyed Independence

Crimes on Congo, Part 1: From Destruction to Destroyed Independence | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
There is a big tragedy going on in Africa! Almost all of Africa is affected but the biggest particular tragedy is affecting the Democratic Republic of the Congo (in the article furthermore referred...
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Oscar Pistorius: Salvaging the Super Crip Narrative

Oscar Pistorius: Salvaging the Super Crip Narrative | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
That prosecutors have charged double-amputee track athlete Oscar Pistorius with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp has made headlines throughout the world.
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“Transcending Blackness: From the New Millennium Mulatta to the Exceptional Multiracial,” Ralina Joseph

“Transcending Blackness: From the New Millennium Mulatta to the Exceptional Multiracial,” Ralina Joseph | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
UW communication professor unveils new book about race Dailyuw In “Transcending Blackness: From the New Millennium Mulatta to the Exceptional Multiracial,” Ralina Joseph, a UW associate professor of communication, explores how multiracial African...
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Kelli McLoud Schingen's comment, February 13, 2013 12:25 PM
Oooh, this looks like it will be a good one. I should pick it up.
Kelli McLoud Schingen's comment, February 13, 2013 12:28 PM
Interesting use of words... "transcending blackness." As if it is something to "get over." Hmmmm.
Thabo Mophiring's comment, February 15, 2013 3:43 PM
let me know if you get there before I do
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Post-racial Rhetorics and the Depoliticization of Blackness ...

And maybe this type of deconstructionist work is good for all of us considering that “blackness” solely conceptualized as a racial identity destructively shaped by the racist technologies of our past/present is a limited ...
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control AND becoming Gilles Deleuze in conversation with Antonio Negr

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Black Consciousness: Time to breach the white hole of oppression

Black Consciousness: Time to breach the white hole of oppression | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
White people themselves have to debunk the myth of their supremacy. It can't come from blacks, writes Malaika wa Azania.
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Psychologists Question \'Universal\' Personality Traits

Psychologists Question \'Universal\' Personality Traits | Identity (Self-in-world) | Scoop.it
For decades, consensus among psychologists has held that a group of five personality traits - or slight variations of these five - are a universal feature of human psychology. However, a study by
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