PROJECT HISTORY


French to English

Volume: 5310 words
Completed: August 2014
Translation of article

A critique of Michael Hardt and Toni Negri's views on imperialism, empire, the multitude, democracy, and globalization.

History, Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.

French to English

Volume: 14937 words
Completed: July 2014
Translation of article

History of how US military intelligence re-conceptualized war and national security in the 20th century.

Government/Politics, History, Military/Defense

French to English

Volume: 5093 words
Completed: July 2014
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An essay on the re-emergence of fascism in contemporary capitalism.

Government/Politics, History, Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.

French to English

Volume: 4831 words
Completed: May 2014
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Comparative analysis of globalized liberal economic development in India and China.

Economics, Government/Politics, International Org/Dev/Coop

French to English

Volume: 8473 words
Completed: April 2014
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History and analysis of water resource management in Lebanon.

History, Government/Politics, Agriculture

French to English

Volume: 9114 words
Completed: April 2014
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Analysis of the various ways to measure over-indebtedness in low-income countries.

Government/Politics, Economics, International Org/Dev/Coop

French to English

Volume: 9801 words
Completed: April 2014
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An analysis of agribusiness in the Arab World with a geopolitical perspective.

Government/Politics, Economics, Agriculture

French to English

Volume: 9800 words
Completed: March 2014
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A geographical and historical analysis of the Mali conflict.

History, Government/Politics, Geography

French to English

Volume: 11115 words
Completed: February 2014
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Historical analysis of Japanese-Chinese relations.

History

French to English

Volume: 7122 words
Completed: February 2014
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Article on the US perception of the Chinese "threat."

History, Government/Politics

French to English

Volume: 6747 words
Completed: January 2014
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Article on the class structure in contemporary Africa, focusing in particular on the middle class.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., History

French to English

Volume: 9738 words
Completed: October 2013
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A study of large farms in Central Europe in the post-collectivist period.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Economics, Agriculture

French to English

Volume: 9992 words
Completed: October 2013
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An article on Axel Honneth's theory of reification and its relation to recognition.

Philosophy

French to English

Volume: 9666 words
Completed: September 2013
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An article on Michel Debré and his influence on French liberalism and the formation of the Fifth Republic.

History, Government/Politics

French to English

Volume: 5877 words
Completed: September 2013
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An article on the problematic use of market mechanisms to protect biodiversity and reduce greenhouse gases.

Economics, Environment & Ecology, Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.

French to English

Volume: 7021 words
Completed: August 2013
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An article on customary land rights in the agrarian history of West Africa.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Government/Politics, History

French to English

Volume: 7336 words
Completed: August 2013
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An analysis of mobility in the field and as fieldwork in geography and anthropology.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Geography, Anthropology

French to English

Volume: 9575 words
Completed: July 2013
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An analysis of the concept of career as an instrument of objectivation for understanding anorexia.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Psychology

French to English

Volume: 10090 words
Completed: July 2013
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An analysis of the development of the Romani language as a historical process of linguistic essentialization.

Linguistics, Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc

French to English

Volume: 11200 words
Completed: June 2013
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A study of the various types of agrarian systems in the contemporary world.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Agriculture

French to English

Volume: 2992 words
Completed: June 2013
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An introduction to a set of articles centered on the notion of "controversy" in political and historical studies.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Government / Politics

French to English

Volume: 8153 words
Completed: June 2013
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An analysis of the epistemological relation to common sense from activist and scholarly points of view using the example of revolutionary anarcho-syndicalism.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Philosophy, Government / Politics

French to English

Volume: 9300 words
Completed: May 2013
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An analysis of the concept of "landscape" in historical and geographical research.

Geography, Environment & Ecology, History

French to English

Volume: 5000 words
Completed: February 2013
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A survey of ecological movements initiated by indigenous peoples in Latin America.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Environment/Ecology, Government / Politics

French to English

Volume: 9000 words
Completed: January 2013
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An essay on the nature of the Chinese economy and polity and the current challenges confronting the Chinese people.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., History, Government / Politics

French to English

Volume: 5500 words
Completed: September 2011
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Reflections and critical comments on vol. 4 of Immanuel Wallerstein's Modern World System

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Economics, Government / Politics

French to English

Volume: 2700 words
Completed: February 2010
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An article about the CIA's report on the world in 2025. Criticizes methodology and conclusions.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Economics, Government / Politics

French to English

Volume: 3550 words
Completed: November 2009
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An article about the hold of the United States over the international financial system.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Economics, Government / Politics

French to English

Volume: 1366 words
Completed: July 2009
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A brief critique of the way in which the ecological question is handled in the Stiglitz Report.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Economics, Government / Politics

French to English

Volume: 4700 words
Completed: February 2009
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Analysis of the use of historical materialist methods to understand political Islam.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Economics, Government / Politics

French to English

Volume: 5000 words
Completed: February 2009
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An article about the financial crisis. Raises the question whether the crisis is simply financial or actually systemic.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Economics, Government / Politics

French to English

Volume: 5000 words
Completed: January 2009
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An article on the growing control of the US over the internal sovereignty of the EU nations.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Economics, Government / Politics

French to English

Volume: 130 pages
Completed: December 2008
Translation of revised portions of a book

A revised edition of Eurocentrism, published in 1989. I translated the new portions of the book.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., History, Religion

French to English

Volume: 245 pages
Completed: June 2008
Translation of book

Translation of "Che Guevara: une braise qui brûle encore", a book on Che Guevara's political thought by two well-known Marxists.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., History, Government / Politics

French to English

Volume: 8500 words
Completed: April 2008
Translation of article

Translation of an article on the theory and use of non-lethal weapons in US military strategy.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Military / Defense, Government / Politics

French to English

Volume: 225 pages
Completed: Nov 2007
Translation of book

This is a translation of Samir Amin's book Pour la cinquième internationale. The book is an appeal for all social and political movements opposing the globalization imposed by the world's elites to unite together in a new "international" in order to coordinate their actions democratically. There is also an extended essay on the nature of political Islam.

History, Government/Politics, Economics

French to English

Volume: 109029 words
Completed: Oct 2007
Translation of book-length document

Translation of volume 1 of the French Ministry of Defense's 30-year prospective plan (2007 edition). Some parts were highly technical and required a fair amount of research to verify terminology.

Government/Politics, Military/Defense

French to English

Volume: 5691 words
Completed: Jun 2007
Translation of articles

Translation of 2 articles for La Tribune du CID (Collège interarmées de défense, French Ministry of Defense)

Government/Politics, Military/Defense

French to English

Volume: 42277 words
Completed: Jun 2007
Translation of articles

Translation of 15 articles from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Notes du Jeudi (Thursday Notes) collection, dealing with development aid, international migration, economic development and related issues.

Economics, Government/Politics, International Org/Dev/Coop

French to English

Volume: 4000 words
Completed: Apr 2007
Translation of articles

This is a translation of the article "Ennemi combattant ou ennemi du gouvernement? published in September 2007 in Monthly Review

Government/Politics

French to English

Volume: 7197 words
Completed: May 2007
Translation of web page files

Translation of short files for the websites of the DGA (Délégation générale pour l'armement) of the French Ministry of Defense.

Military/Defense

French to English

Volume: 30277 words
Completed: May 2007
Translation of articles

Translation of 13 articles for La Tribune du CID (Collège interarmées de défense, French Ministry of Defense)

Government / Politics, Military / Defense, Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc

French to English

Volume: 1500 words
Completed: May 2007
Translation of DVD-ROM texts

Translation of short texts for a DVD-ROM by the DGA (Délégation générale pour l'armement) of the French Ministry of Defense.

Military/Defense

French to English

Volume: 4157 words
Completed: April 2007
Translation of web page files

Translation of short files for the websites of the DGA (Délégation générale pour l'armement) of the French Ministry of Defense.

Military/Defense

French to English

Volume: 135,000 words
Completed: April 2007
Translation of book-length publication

Translation of volume 1 and part of volume 2 of the French Ministry of Defense's 30-year prospective plan. Some parts were highly technical and required a fair amount of research to verify terminology.

Government/Politics, Military/Defense

French to English

Volume: 1466 words
Completed: March 2007
Translation of article abstracts

Ten short abstracts of articles to be published in the periodical Inflexion (French Ministry of Defense) on private military companies and relations between the military and humanitarian aid workers in crisis intervention situations.

Government/Politics, Military/Defense, Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.

French to English

Volume: 2574 words
Completed: March 2007
Translation of article

Translation of an article on the use of "less-lethal weapons for crowd control and the ethical, political and military implications.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Military/Defense, Government/Politics

French to English

Volume: 6400 words
Completed: January 2007
Translation of exhibition program

A translation of an exhibition program for the Musée du quai Branly in Paris entitled First Nations, Royal Collections: First Encounters with the Indians of North America from the 17th to 18th Century.

Anthropology, Archaeology, Tourism and travel

French to English

Volume: 2559 words
Completed: January 2007
Translation of article

The article, "The Legality of the War in Iraq 2003: A British Perspective", is a presentation and analysis of the justification provided by the British Attorney General for Britain's participation in the war against Iraq.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Law (general), Government / Politics

French to English

Volume: 3789 words
Completed: January 2007
Translation of article

The article, "Bioterrorism: Can We and Should We Protect Ourselves from It?", is a discussion of the dangers presented by the possible use of biological weapons by terrorist organizations. Includes a brief history of biological weapons development and prevention techniques.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Law (general), Government / Politics

French to English

Volume: 3119 words
Completed: January 2007
Translation of article

The article, "Affirmative Action: A Spurious Solution", is a critique of the concept of affirmative action as applied in the context of present-day France, especially in the aftermath of the "troubles" of 2005.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Law (general), Government / Politics

French to English

Volume: 3500 words
Completed: August 2006
Translation of article for magazine

The article, "A Permanent State of Emergency," is a summary of the reauthorization process of the Patriot Act, specifically of those sections that are a threat to civil liberties.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Law (general), Government / Politics

French to English

Volume: 70000 words
Completed: March 2006
Translation of book

The book, La fin de l'Etat de droit , will be published as Global War on Liberty . It is a detailed study of anti-terrorist laws and their connection with legislation restricting civil liberties in the United States and the European Union. The translation required much research to obtain the proper English-language version of the many legal documents cited in the text. I also relied on my knowledge of the issues to carry out this project

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Law (general), Government / Politics

French to English

Volume: 5000 words
Completed: January 2006
Translation of article for magazine

The article, "The Millennium Development Goals: A Critique from the South", is a critical analysis of the Millennium Development Goals adopted by the United Nations. The author is Samir Amin, well-known political economist and social critic. I relied on my knowledge both of the issues involved and of Amin's work to complete this translation.

Economics, Government / Politics, International Org/Dev/Coop

French to English

Volume: 5000 words
Completed: August 2005
Translation of article for magazine

The article, " Empire and Multitude ", is a critical review of Antonio Negri and Michael Hardt's books Empire and Multitude by Samir Amin, renowned political economist and social critic. I relied on an understanding of the issues involved and a solid knowledge of Amin's other writings in completing this translation.

Government / Politics, History, Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.

French to English

Volume: 4000 words
Completed: June 2005
Translation of article for magazine

The article, "Great Britain and the End of Habeas Corpus ", is an analysis of recent anti-terrorist legislation in Great Britain and the threat such legislation poses to civil liberties. I relied on my knowledge of the issues to carry out this project. In addition, much research was done to verify citations from legal documents.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Law (general), Government / Politics

French to English

Volume: 600 pages
Completed: January 2005
Translation of book

The book is entitled Histoire des agricultures du monde , published in English as History of World Agriculture . The text is both highly theoretical and historically detailed. Translation work required great attention to detail, research on archaeological and agricultural terminology to verify correct English terms, and creation of new terms for French terms lacking an English equivalent. I also relied on my knowledge of history and the political economy of development/underdevelopment to complete the project. There were also over 50 pages of illustrations that had captions requiring translation.

History, Economics, Agriculture

French to English

Volume: 140 pages
Completed: October 2003
Translation of book

The book is entitled Le virus libéral , published in English as The Liberal Virus . The author is Samir Amin, well-known political economist and social critic. It is a critique of current U.S. foreign policy and an analysis of the ideology of "neoliberalism". I relied on my knowledge of the issues and of Amin's other writings to carry out this project.

Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Government / Politics, Economics