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Work after precarity

Anthropologies of labor and wageless life

Rebecca Prentice

outside of workplaces. Campbell draws on the autonomous Marxist or “workerist” tradition to analyze the transformative effects of workers’ collective struggles. In the absence of trade unions, workers in Mae Sot's garment factories engaged in wildcat

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Thule as Frontier

Commons, Contested Resources, and Contact Zones in the High Arctic

Kirsten Hastrup

only ‘resources’ at particular places and particular times, as acknowledged also by the early explorers in the region, assessing ‘resources’ in relation to potential international trade and commercial gains. John Ross mentions the possibility for some

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Nathalia Brichet

purpose, to which I return in the end of the article, was to assemble and expand local interest and knowledge of Greenlandic stones through prospecting courses, trade shows, and a bi-annual members’ magazine. Another opponent to the new Act was the

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“Did You Teach Us to Do Otherwise?”

Young Women in the Tsukunft Youth Movement in Interwar Poland and Their Role Models

Magdalena Kozłowska

suffering from tuberculosis, she decided to move to the province of Galicia, where she met her future husband, Elijahu Szweber, a member of the local Jewish Social Democratic Party. After World War I, she moved to Warsaw. 52 She became an active trade union

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Ståle Knudsen, Ingrid Birce Müftüoğlu, and Isabelle Hugøy

(Laos). Its owner, the Norwegian state, provided only indirect guidance. Governments in Norway have been very concerned that the state manages its ownership “professionally.” Therefore, the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Fisheries, which “owns” the

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Fuelling Capture: Africa's Energy Frontiers

Michael Degani, Brenda Chalfin, and Jamie Cross

of the slave trade and the colonial appropriation of territory, the violent extraction of minerals and natural resources, the expansion of European political authority and the production of white knowledge about black people, populations and bodies

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Capturing Crisis

Solar Power and Humanitarian Energy Markets in Africa

Jamie Cross

contacts from meetings, trade fairs and African solar energy gatherings to the company's Excel spreadsheet of contacts. After months of travel he was exhausted and, I thought, lonely. After all, he had nothing better to do on a Saturday night in Ouagadougou

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Bringing the state back in

Corporate social responsibility and the paradoxes of Norwegian state capitalism in the international energy sector

Ståle Knudsen, Dinah Rajak, Siri Lange, and Isabelle Hugøy

basic architectures of the tripartite model and of the welfare state are in place, to the extent that in the North Sea oil economies “Norwegian trade unions remain important actors (beyond the wildest dreams of their UK counterparts)” ( Cumbers 2012: 238

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Roads versus Rivers

Two Systems of Spatial Structuring in Northern Russia and Their Effects on Local Inhabitants

Kirill V. Istomin

“new means of transportation” were mentioned among the positive things the Soviet state brought to the native northerners. However, at least in Western Siberia, the older settlements—fishing villages along the rivers, trading posts, and also pre

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Dirty Work, Dangerous Others

The Politics of Outsourced Immigration Enforcement in Mexico

Wendy Vogt

work” with regard to immigration in exchange for favorable trade conditions in the recently renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement. Mexico's willingness to do the “dirty work” of the US is deeply embedded within trade and security