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Walking as a Metaphor

COVID Pandemic and the Politics of Mobility

Avishek Ray

ideological practices of territorializing the city-space. “In Modern Athens,” writes Michel de Certeau, the vehicles of mass transportation are called metaphorai. To go to work or come home, one takes “a metaphor”—a bus or a train. Stories could also take

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After Disasters

Infrastructures, (Im)mobilities, and the Politics of Recovery

Benjamin Linder and Galen Murton

to think with , but also as a tool to think against . Critical reflection on the metaphor highlights the ideological, taken-for-granted assumptions embedded within it. The case of Nepal is especially illustrative here. The country's recent history