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Nepantlera-Activism In The Transnational Moment: In Dialogue With Gloria Anzaldúa’S Theorizing Of Nepantla, Kavitha Koshy Jun 2006

Nepantlera-Activism In The Transnational Moment: In Dialogue With Gloria Anzaldúa’S Theorizing Of Nepantla, Kavitha Koshy

Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge

Through this article I wish to stress the criticality of transnational encounters. I use the word "criticality" to underscore the pivotal role transnational experiences play in a globalized world, for they can frame and challenge international politics. When in transnational encounters the (mis)interpretations and (mis)understandings of "others" are not addressed, positive social transformation is pretty much negated. Most often, such limited encounters perpetuate the negative or positive stereotypes projected by the dominant western, Eurocentric ideology and thus help to maintain systems of power and privilege, i.e., an unjust status quo. In a search for solutions in what ...


Water And The Treaty Of Peace Between Israel And Jordan, Maya Manna Apr 2006

Water And The Treaty Of Peace Between Israel And Jordan, Maya Manna

Macro Center Working Papers

The Treaty of Peace between the State of Israel and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan was signed at the southern border crossing of Wadi Araba on October 26, 1994. It symbolized one of the world’s most famous water – sharing agreements – in addition to making Jordan the only Arab country after Egypt to normalize relations with Israel. The Jordanian – Israeli Peace Treaty is part of the efforts towards joint management of water resources.