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The Environment as an Umbrella Concept; From Word to Historical Concept

Risto-Matti Matero and Juan Alejandro Pautasso

The Environment as an Umbrella Concept Paul Warde, Libby Robin, and Sverker Sörlin, The Environment: A History of the Idea (Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press, 2018), 244 pp. RISTO-MATTI MATERO University of Jyväskylä Less

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Anna-Leena Toivanen and Joanna E. Taylor

—her French pen pal Marie, who was supposed to be there for her at Orly airport, never showed up—turns this part of the novel into a narrative of urban survival of a migrant newcomer. Paris is portrayed as a hostile and absurd environment, and the narrative

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Park Spaces and the User Experience

Reconsidering the Body in Park Analysis Tools

Eric A. Stone and Jennifer D. Roberts

environment elements within community (e.g., neighborhoods), organization (e.g., schools), and policy (e.g., urban planning policies) domains can strongly influence physical activity behavior. Therefore, parks and greenspaces within each of these domains are

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Work after precarity

Anthropologies of labor and wageless life

Rebecca Prentice

Campbell, Stephen. 2018. Border capitalism, disrupted: Precarity and struggle in a Southeast Asian industrial zone . Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. Howard, Penny McCall. 2017. Environment, labour and capitalism at sea: “Working the

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The Double Force of Vulnerability

Ethnography and Environmental Justice

Grant M. Gutierrez, Dana E. Powell, and T. L. Pendergrast

vulnerability in ways that make life precarious and produce conditions for solidarity and collective action. While vulnerability seems to contour contemporary environments worldwide, conditions of mortal risk are familiar for humans and our nonhuman

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International learning experiences at home in Japan

The challenges and benefits of taking English-medium courses for Japanese students

Yukiko Ishikura

changing environment’ ( Knight 2008: 4 ). In Japan, the government has played a significant role in the internationalisation of universities since 1983 when it began its first project, the ‘100,000 International Students Plan’, which was followed by the

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Mimesis and Conspiracy

Bureaucracy, New Media and the Infrastructural Forms of Doubt

Michael Vine and Matthew Carey

capricious, convulsive and unyielding environment. As a long-term statistical abstraction, however, the underlying process of climate change is a good example of what Timothy Morton (2013) calls a ‘hyperobject’, an object or event so massively and complexly

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Agnieszka Joniak-Lüthi

, Relocating Materiality . Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 351, 2019. Kregg Hetherington (ed.), Infrastructure, Environment, and Life in the Anthropocene . Durham, NC: Duke University Press, pp. 312, 2019. The edited volume is dead, long live the edited

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Katharina Seebaß

questions of how individual and social situations and living environments contribute to the explanation of individual subjective heat stress, and which determinants lead to an unequal distribution of heat stress. It is assumed that individuals experience