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COVID-19 as method

Managing the ubiquity of waste and waste-collectors in India

Tridibesh Dey

spaces. Gandhi himself regretted how fellow Indians would ‘throw out refuse or spit, without pausing to consider whether (they) are not inconveniencing the passer-by’ ( Parekh 1989: 49–50 ), linking the individual moral responsibility of maintaining clean

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Philippine Prison Marriages

The Politics of Kinship and Women's Composite Agency

Sif Lehman Jensen

nation as they take on a moral responsibility to care for the men and in this way strengthen the relational ties between kin, on which the Muslim nation is founded. In this light, the women's nationalist sentiments, as illustrated in Sara and Amira

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“Avoiding the mistakes of the past”

Tower block failure discourse and economies of risk management in London's Olympic Park

Saffron Woodcraft

” between government and citizens based on an ethic of mutual responsibility. Drawing heavily on a branch of Communitarian philosophy ( Prideaux 2002 ), New Labour policies were infused with ideas about the significance of civic values, moral responsibility

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Fuelling Capture: Africa's Energy Frontiers

Michael Degani, Brenda Chalfin, and Jamie Cross

resources, the complexities of political and regulatory environments, and the emergence of new forms of expertise and moral responsibility. These outcomes themselves are always generative: crystallizing new circuits, coalitions and constraints. Regional

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Into and Out of Citizenship, through Personal Tax Payments

Romanian Migrants’ Leveraging of British Self-Employment

Dora-Olivia Vicol

intersected with a language of moral responsibility. They were not micro-businesses, Andrea explained, but “people who depended on her.” She, in turn, was someone who imparted advice over the telephone and often around her clients’ dining tables—drawing on a

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Capturing Crisis

Solar Power and Humanitarian Energy Markets in Africa

Jamie Cross

, the expansion of market discipline in Europe between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries brought shifts in ‘conventions of moral responsibility’ – a ‘new constellation of attitudes and activities’ – that underpin what is called humanitarianism

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Making the State Blush

Humanizing Relations in an Australian NGO Campaign for People Seeking Asylum

Tess Altman

moral responsibility. As a conversation participant put it, “We need to give our politicians permission to do the right thing.” This prefigured a bottom-up view of power relations, enabling supporters to believe that they could change political

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Jaap Westbroek, Harry Nijhuis, and Laurent van der Maesen

interdisciplinary dialogue. Picking up the baton and actually doing this is primarily the moral responsibility of the fragmented scientific communities. Laszlo is explicit about the responsibilities of the representatives of the sciences in today's digital world. He