Category: Humanities – Other Humanities


Innovation and Value: Organ Transplant Abuse in China

Innovation is ethically neutral. Its value depends on how it is used. Technological developments do not change human nature. But they do change the ability to bestow benefits or inflict harm. The development of transplant technology and the mass killing in China of prisoners of conscience for their organs are linked. That this mass killing


The Power Dynamics of New Social Movements in Post Industrial Society: A Theoritical Analysis.

Since 2011 we have been witnessing different kinds of New Social Movements. The Jasmine Revolution and Arab Spring in the Arab world, the Occupy movement in the developed world and India Against Corruption in my country, India. These and before them like the Civil Rights Movements in Germany, anti-globalisation movement in US, antiwar protests in


Death in the City: Cemeteries of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey

With the advent of modernity, death is excluded from the routines of everyday life. Instead of individual graves which had been included in dwellings and cemeteries located in the vicinity of religious structures in the pre-modern period, mass cemeteries of modern cities are displaced to the margins of urban life. The mobilization of modern administrative