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Plastic Packaging, Food Supply, and Everyday Life

Adopting a Social Practice Perspective in Social-Ecological Research

Lukas Sattlegger, Immanuel Stieß, Luca Raschewski, and Katharina Reindl

more a setting for practices than an active element within them. In contrast, Shove (2017: 155) distinguishes between three main roles that things play in practices: things can act as infrastructure that enables practices, they can be used as devices

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Temporality of Movements in the North

Pragmatic Use of Infrastructure and Reflexive Mobility of Evenkis and Dolgans

Vladimir N. Davydov

there is no ontological difference between the structures people build themselves (dwellings, fences, storage platforms) and the infrastructure introduced by development projects (houses, buildings, bridges, roads) because local people adapt and modify

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To Fail at Scale!

Minimalism and Maximalism in Humanitarian Entrepreneurship

Jamie Cross and Alice Street

public laboratory infrastructure could not. Elsewhere in the late 1990s, a young Australian engineering graduate named Stewart Craine was working to improve the cost-effectiveness of rural electrification in Nepal as part of a growing international

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Hege Høyer Leivestad and Johanna Markkula

cargo circulation is dependent upon complex, and often remarkably unstable, maritime infrastructures and brokerage systems. Besides the inherently mobile ships, ports, shipping routes, and even entire industrial hubs for building and scrapping ships also

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Prelude to a Grid

Energy, Gender and Labour on an Electric Frontier

Kristin D. Phillips

of energy among people and places that formal energy infrastructures reach only peripherally or tangentially ( cf. Cross 2013 ). Social and economic life on this electric frontier – it is important to note – is inflected with a Nyaturu cosmology that

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Living Through and Living On?

Participatory Humanitarian Architecture in the Jarahieh Refugee Settlement, Lebanon

Riccardo Luca Conti, Joana Dabaj, and Elisa Pascucci

temporary wooden structure covered in United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) cloths. The Save the Children Italy Expo pavilion replaced the Jarahieh tented school—an interesting case of global humanitarianism “recycling” its infrastructures

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Jérôme Gapany

collectively owned lands of former villages now turned into military infrastructure. This article explores how this situation has left some room for negotiation between state and local actors, allowing for both commoning and publicizing strategies (see

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Ekaterina Khonineva, Usman Mahar, Karen Mogendorff, Elena Nogaeva, and Phill Wilcox

, infrastructure, education, social and healthcare services, employment and urban citizenship. The poor are under constant threat of structural violence and the possibility of eviction from the informal polio-homes or even from the city of Freetown. A central

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Experiential Landscapes of Terror

Sunčana Laketa, Sara Fregonese, and Damien Masson

urban Europe, these involve, we argue, much more than interventions on the physical infrastructures of cities ( Coaffee 2017 ) and extend further than surveillance ( Adey et al. 2013 ) and governing emergency ( Adey, Anderson, and Graham 2015 ). Rather

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Capacity as Aggregation

Promises, Water and a Form of Collective Care in Northeast Brazil

Andrea Ballestero

). Antina von Schnitzler (2016 ), for instance, calls attention to how the administrative governance of water infrastructures and service delivery are the grounds on which rights and obligations are adjudicated and the techno-politics of citizenship are