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Sprinkles and Spacing

Mothers’ Reactions to Nutrition Programmes in Guatemala’s Dry Corridor

Bronwen Gillespie

communities in Guatemala. One mother told me that sprinkles would ‘refresh the mind’, and another had heard they would improve school performance. Several worried that an episode of acute malnutrition had left an impact on a child’s development. As Laura

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Contesting the Social Contract

Tax Reform and Economic Governance in Istria, Croatia

Robin Smith

state's role in the economy and that of the Istrian regional government. Economic interests were considered a social right ( Woodward 1995: 166–167 ), whereby the state's legitimacy rested on economic health and growth (ibid.: 16). Economic performance

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Fake buildings and gray development in Nairobi

Constance Smith

performance. But from a broader perspective, even if one building breaks down, the larger effect of the fake is not fully undermined. Even in the face of multiple collapses, gray development continues to proliferate across Nairobi's urban landscape. In the

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Leyla Neyzi, Nida Alahmad, Nina Gren, Martha Lagace, Chelsey Ancliffe, and Susanne Bregnbæk

state, claims that he himself is the state. Chapter 5, “Prosthetic Revenge,” focuses on the spectacular political performances associated with ultranationalist politics. Açıksöz describes the emergence in the media of the disturbing figure of the

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The Worth of the ‘While’

Time and Taxes in a Finnish Timebank

Matti Eräsaari

other work performances from other members of the network if and when s/he wants to do so.” The document determines the taxation value of these units of exchange according to the “compensation” that an exchanger receives through the network: it can be

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Experiments in Excreta to Energy

Sustainability Science and Bio-Necro Collaboration in Urban Ghana

Brenda Chalfin

( 1 ): 15 – 47 . 10.1111/j.1548-1360.2008.00002.x Puar , J. K. 2009 . ‘ Prognosis Time: Towards a Geopolitics of Affect, Debility and Capacity ’. Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory

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Philippine Prison Marriages

The Politics of Kinship and Women's Composite Agency

Sif Lehman Jensen

relations, which is reflected in the social structures of the prison marriages. In this light, echoing Weiss's (2010) point about how kinship norms are adopted into political organizations and inform gendered performance, we can understand the women

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Heather Wurtz and Olivia Wilkinson

Disasters 21 ( 2 ): 31 – 49 . Ferris , E . 2011 . “ Faith and Humanitarianism: It's Complicated .” Journal of Refugee Studies , Vol. 24 , No. 3 , 606 – 25 . 10.1093/jrs/fer028 Fiddian-Qasmiyeh , Elena . 2011 . “ The Pragmatics of Performance

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God's Delivery State

Taxes, Tithes, and a Rightful Return in Urban Ghana

Anna-Riikka Kauppinen

, watching the last group stage match—Ghana vs. Portugal—in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Ghana was about to lose 2–1. Contrary to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, where Ghana nearly reached the semifinals, the first African team to do so, its performance in

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Instead of a Novel

Sophia Yablonska's Travelogues in the History of Modern Ukrainian Literature

Olena Haleta

Berber fabulist as a show and a performance; she does not understand his words or care that she does not: He drew the attention of the spectators with nothing else but his facial expressions and body movements. Many Arabs in the crowd were not able to