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Impatient Accumulation, Immediate Consumption

Problems with Money and Hope in Central Kenya

Peter Lockwood

contexts of unemployment in which youth can do little else than hope for or dream of a better future (see, e.g., Mains 2011 ; Masquelier 2013 ; Schielke 2015 ), I argue that an emphasis on hope as an existential force of productive uncertainty and

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Social Criticism through Humour in the Digital Age

Multimodal Extension in the Works of Aleix Saló

Javier Muñoz-Basols and Marina Massaguer Comes

nostalgia of a generation whose shared dream of prosperity was truncated by the economic downturn. 8 Nonetheless, as the author himself indicates, this first book did not earn him many readers. Learning from this experience, he therefore adopted a different

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Collapse

Fake buildings and gray development in Nairobi

Constance Smith

these global city dreams and the everyday lives of ordinary Nairobians is materialized. This article reflects on this drastic landscape of architectural failure, tracing how collapse is situated within larger processes of urban transformation. Buildings

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Civilization as the Undesired World

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

Stine Krøijer

; Razsa 2015 ). Whereas the peasant rebellion literature casts utopianism as a form of millenarianism, that is, as a quasi-religious dreaming or striving for a better society in a time and place beyond the present, the second body of literature describes

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Home and Away

Place Appreciation and Purposeful Relocation in Later Life

Neil Thin

such as deliberate trance and lucid dreaming). And our mental versatilities are becoming much more compellingly evident in our current era of online existence and virtual reality, so that we can to some extent move to different sociocultural and

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Linda D’Amico

beyond tomorrow without being naively idealistic. This is Utopianism as a dialectical relationship between denouncing the present and announcing the future. To anticipate tomorrow by dreaming today… (Paulo Freire) 7 Defining Glocal Sustainability through

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Introduction

Digital Media and Contested Visions of Education

Wesley Shumar and Susan Wright

, this special issue questions their potential impact on teaching and learning in higher education. Do these media fulfil some administrators’ dream of reorganising higher education in terms of economic rationality and inexpensive reusable learning

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Mobility and Infrastructure in the Russian Arctic

Das Sein bestimmt das Bewusstsein?

Nikolai Vakhtin

vehicles than in the watches, though they could hardly dream at the time of ever buying either. After this grand enterprise had been fully equipped and financed, there even remained some money to support a small, international group of researchers who moved

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Ethnographic witnessing

Or, hope is the first anthropological emotion

Carole McGranahan

, imprisonment and torture for who knows how long. Therefore I request the government of the United States to please kindly consider my application for political asylum and help me achieve my dream of seeing Tibet free one day. I am already very old, but I am

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Samantha Page and Marilyn Strathern

eternally grateful for your words of wisdom. They run off with them and turn them into things you would never dream of. Samantha Given your work on audit culture do you think it is helpful for academics to be monitored in this way? Marilyn Well I think it