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Civilization as the Undesired World

Radical Environmentalism and the Uses of Dystopia in Times of Climate Crisis

Stine Krøijer

literature and the impending environmental catastrophe. Another target being discussed that afternoon is one of the company's radio and mobile antennas located at the edge of the mine. ‘Someone’ has already prepared a handful of bicycle tubes filled with

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War on the horizon

Infrastructural vulnerability in frontline communities of the Donbas

Anastasiya Ryabchuk

the framework of humanitarian emergency relief. For instance, when we read about an NGO buying bicycles for social workers as their “biggest dream come true”, we can try to imagine the distances that these social workers need to cover in any kind of

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Memories from the Margins

Remembering China's ‘Red Age’ in a Minjian Museum

Lisheng Zhang

). The “Cadre's Home” depicts a distinctly higher level of material affluence, evidenced by a complete set of the “three rotations, one sound” (s an zhuan yi xiang ÈýתһÏì)—a wristwatch, a bicycle, a sewing machine, and a radio—objects that were greatly

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Making Uncommon Sense of Laudable Research

Simone Dennis and Andrew Dawson

protected by full-scale vehicular segregation in the form of dedicated bicycle lanes and the like. In fact, cyclist accident deaths are, in Australia at least, of a considerably lower order of magnitude than for other modes of travel and have been for quite

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Imagining Mundane Futures

Sarah Pink and John Postill

because ‘public transportation is not really comfortable and riding [a] bicycle is not really comfortable, so I'm still using my car’. She explained that ‘it's not really showing that I care about climate change. But for the other things like littering and

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“Where Is the New Constitution?”

Public Protest and Community-Building in Post–Economic Collapse Iceland

Timothy Heffernan

bicycle, attendees warmly embraced one another at the 2017 gatherings and formed small clusters in front of a makeshift stage (see Figure 1 ). Having worked with several social movements based in Reykjavík, I recognized the members of leftist and

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Fieldwork at sunset

Visual representations of anthropology online

Bryonny Goodwin-Hawkins and Hannah Gould

common category of vernacular architecture “huts, yurts, and tents” (54 images). Similarly, boats float through our data set (44 images) but rarely with motors or sails. Images of motorcycles, bicycles, and trucks appear with an often

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Social housing and feminist commoning in urban Vietnam

Christina Schwenkel

urban commons was seemingly non-exclusionary. F igure 3.  Non-exclusionary use of communal space between the housing blocks. Nonresidents are marked by their form of transportation (bicycles) and the wares they bring from the urban periphery to the

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#Vanlife

Living the Dream or Surviving a Nightmare?

Cody Rodriguez

company he worked for went bust due to the global economic crisis, so he took six months to go travelling. After bicycle camping across Africa and Oceania, he realised how much he valued the joy such mobility allowed. In 2019 he finally sold his house

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Repositioning security spaces of exclusion, exception, and integration in China–Southeast Asia borderlands

Zhiding Hu and Victor Konrad

motorbikes take Vietnamese to work. Vendors move carts and bicycles to their spots around the city. Most entrants carry local identity documents that are not machine readable and, consequently, may not be used to leave Hekou security zone ( Figure 5 ). One of