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The Worth of the ‘While’

Time and Taxes in a Finnish Timebank

Matti Eräsaari

exchange. The way in which the Timebank quantifies tasks—from bicycle repairs to reiki healing—as equal units of time recalls Marilyn Strathern's (1992: 182) view of enumeration as quality in exchange. Strathern argues that instead of reifying the

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Meglio di ieri

Educational Films, National Identity and Citizenship in Italy from 1948 to 1968

Anne Bruch

assessed critically in feature films such as Vittorio de Sica’s Ladri di biciclette ( Bicycle Thieves , 1948), Roberto Rossellini’s Roma città aperta ( Rome, Open City , 1945), and Europa ‘51 (1952). Other noteworthy contributions to this critical

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Novel Reviews

Annie Lloyd, Caroline Millar, and Mizan Rambhoros

narrator, it is the “bus of shame”: Shame because L.A. is about space, and here one's self-worth comes from how one chooses to navigate that space. Walking is akin to begging in the streets. Taxicabs are for foreigners and prostitutes. Bicycles

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Book Reviews

Jonathan Leif Basilio, Melanie Bassett, Purbasha Das, Kavyta Kay, Dave McLaughlin, and Chigusa Yamaura

in mid-nineteenth-century England by piecing together information from more than twenty newspapers. Peter Cox uses his own videos recorded while bicycling in conjunction with older documentary films that show cycling in the background to gain a new

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Dreams and Parables of Sustainable Mobilities

Yi Fan Liu

Death of a Transport Regime? The Future of Electric Bicycles and Transportation Pathways for Sustainable Mobility in China,” Technological Forecasting & Social Change 132 (2018): 255–267; Frans Sengers, Bruno Turnheim and Frans Berkhout, “Beyond

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Don Quixote Unbound

Intertextuality, Interpictoriality, and Transculturality in Flix's German Graphic Novel Adaptation (2012)

Tilmann Altenberg

the increasingly confused protagonist crashes his bicycle into his daughter's car, Quijano makes his will and dies peacefully in bed in the nursing home. Indicative of Flix's distance from Cervantes's novel, the adaptation's title contrasts with the

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Absential Locations and the Figureless Ground

Clare Mac Cumhaill

Locations For C. B. Martin, we should avoid any kind of reification of absences – absences or lacks or holes are not things. Still, we should not deontologise absences entirely. Consider some old-fashioned presences: pencils, boots and bicycles. The

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Home and Away

Place Appreciation and Purposeful Relocation in Later Life

Neil Thin

: Policy Press ). Tolkien , J. R. R. ( 1988 ) [1937]. Anderson , Douglas A. , ed., The Annotated Hobbit . Houghton Mifflin . Whitaker , E. D. ( 2005 ), ‘ The Bicycle Makes the Eyes Smile: Exercise, Aging, and Psychophysical Well-being in Older

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Recovered enterprises from the South to the North

Reclaiming labor, conflict, and mutualism in Italy

Giovanni Orlando

work was outsourced and he was made redundant. Years of limbo followed, during which he worked in a bicycle shop and a pasta factory on zero-hour contracts. Having finally managed to secure what he called a “dream job” at Maflow, he saw the business go

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Green Politics, Expertise, and Democratic Discourse in the Two Germanies, 1989-2019

Carol Hager

such as bicycle trips and forest walks. In 1982, the government forbade the publication of environmental data. Church-affiliated groups responded by trying to collect data themselves or to acquire it from Western groups. Environmental information