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Barbara Robertson and Mark J. Flowers

must be verified before drawing conclusions about the impact of the aid on the student's performance. Furthermore, class sections normally tend not to be distributed by themselves. A wider cross-section of students is necessary to draw such conclusions

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Xandra Miguel-Lorenzo

personal documents. Such was the case documented by El Extra ( Tancara 2009 ) when a cholita was murdered when she was returning home after a party. She was also missing her blanket and bowler hat. This relates to the performance in the wrestling ring

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Environmental Expertise as Group Belonging

Environmental Sociology Meets Science and Technology Studies

Rolf Lidskog and Göran Sundqvist

proactive measures ( Mol 1996 ). Not only policies but also practices have changed, and environmental performance has been boosted in many areas, such as air pollution and CFC emissions. Ecological rationality is slowly catching up with economic rationality

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Ward Keeler

—my imperfect gender performance as a boy troubled my mother, who tried to fix me, and baffled my father, who simply withdrew—somehow suggested to me, however inchoately, that things might go better elsewhere. My older brother Rocky fulfilled all gender

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Liliana L. Jubilut

development of specific entry processes, the introduction of entry quotas, a commitment to supporting performance upon admission, follow-ups with strategies in place to address any difficulties based on the students’ specific background, in addition to the

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Between social footprint and compliance, or “what IBAMA wants”

Equinor Brazil's social sustainability policy

Iselin Åsedotter Strønen

details about their views on Equinor's performance, one technician was evidently reluctant to dispense praise, stating that the companies (in general) were “merely following the law.” This comment illustrates IBAMA's eagerness to entrench the idea that

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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

performance of corporate responsibility by Nordic energy companies. They reveal how the relationship between transnationalism, state power, and local politics plays out in different ways in diverse contexts. In this introduction, we contextualize these cases

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Exceptionalism and Necropolitical Security Dynamics in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Tomas Salem

order that is imposed on local communities. Together, these contributions highlight the racial dynamics of the religiously infused gendered performances that have been elevated to the top of the national political system in recent years with Bolsonaro

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Degrees of Permeability

Confinement, Power and Resistance in Freetown's Central Prison

Luisa T. Schneider

power asymmetry between him and the magistrate. So far, the proceedings are akin to a political theatre performance enacted to expose the failures of the police – a performance in which the magistrate partakes. Addressing the full courtroom, the

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Into and Out of Citizenship, through Personal Tax Payments

Romanian Migrants’ Leveraging of British Self-Employment

Dora-Olivia Vicol

performance reviews and team-building exercises colonize personal time ( Adkins and Lury 1999 ; Chelcea 2015 ), and how audit cultures impose a logic of accountancy on everyday life ( Power 1997 ; Strathern 2000 ). It is puzzling, therefore, that despite the