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Financialization from the margins

Notes on the incorporation of Argentina's subproletariat into consumer credit (2009–2015)

Hadrien Saiag

trade store where she sometimes works). However, the amounts she paid were far from being enough to settle her debts. In the following days, she would make some expenditure in cash before buying through fiado again, when she ran out of cash. Because

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Maria Bucur, Alexandra Ghit, Ayşe Durakbaşa, Ivana Pantelić, Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild, Elizabeth A. Wood, Anna Müller, Galina Goncharova, Zorana Antonijević, Katarzyna Sierakowska, Andrea Feldman, Maria Kokkinou, Alexandra Zavos, Marija M. Bulatović, Siobhán Hearne, and Rayna Gavrilova

(social standard) bottom characterizing the textile and garments sectors. The chapter details the privatization and layoffs that occurred in three major textile factories located in Macedonia and Croatia. It spotlights former workers’ and trade unionists

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“Going vertical” in times of insecurity

Constructing proximity and distance through a Kenyan gated high-rise

Zoë Goodman

be reminded of Michel de Certeau. Writing of New York in the late 1970s, the French sociologist observed, “To be lifted to the summit of the World Trade Center is to be lifted out of the city's grasp” (1984: 92). The towers I am standing on literally

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Frida Hastrup and Marianne Elisabeth Lien

, and welfare state policies play out in the making, managing, and developing of natural resources in the Nordic Arctic? How are global trade, histories of colonial activity, experiences of scarcity, scientific innovation, and national ambition

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David Lempert

a history in military or government service. He also had a possible dual nationality and had foreign language skills. These qualities are almost tailor-made for the spy trade. Nevertheless, though Obama’s first job, at 22, may have been for a CIA

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Tax Beyond the Social Contract

Nicolette Makovicky and Robin Smith

that examines the implications of taxation policies on trade and economic development, the aims and practices of government, and the provision of social services and welfare ( Campbell 1993 ; Martin and Prasad 2014 ; Martin et al. 2009 ). The roots of

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Clothing and Colours in Early Islam

Adornment (Aesthetics), Symbolism and Differentiation

Hadas Hirsch

fibers, dyestuffs and finished textiles were produced and traded throughout the Muslim empire ( Devin 1999 ). The expansion of the Muslim empire speeded the processes of urbanisation, the development of new bourgeoisie and with it the demand for luxurious

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A Visitor's Guide to Shamans and Shamanism

The Kunstkamera's Russian and Asian Ethnographic Collections in the Late Imperial Era

Marisa Karyl Franz

as the foundation of a museum, but this would inaccurately characterize the nature of a museum's collection. Scholars demonstrated that systems of trading, loaning, institutional policies, state politics, deaccessioning, donations, theft

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Decolonial Approaches to Refugee Migration

Nof Nasser-Eddin and Nour Abu-Assab in Conversation

Nof Nasser-Eddin and Nour Abu-Assab

Palestine that is prosperous because of the arms trade. I do not want a Palestine that could prosper because somewhere in the world we're oppressing and taking the resources of other people. Nof Yes, or it has the same nationalist sentiments. Nour Exactly

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Humanosphere Potentiality Index

Appraising Existing Indicators from a Long-term Perspective

Takahiro Sato, Mario Ivan López, Taizo Wada, Shiro Sato, Makoto Nishi, and Kazuo Watanabe

calculation of HPI, indicator values are standardized, integrated into the sub-index, and those sub-indices in the three spheres were integrated again without weighing. We understand that such a calculation process makes the trade-off relationship between the