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Icelandic Resource Landscapes and the State

Experiments in Energy, Capital, and Aluminium

James Maguire

early 2000s as vast capital flows enter the country. Making Liveability: Thermal Heat The view from the sixth floor of Reykjavík Energy's geologically inspired head office 8 is impressive as snow stretches towards the horizon, stencilling out

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(In)seguridad humana, violencia feminicida, democracia y capital

Del desarrollo y la democracia frente a la violación de los derechos de las mujeres y niñas Juárez, México, 2008–2013

Alfredo Limas Hernández

*Full article is in Spanish

Este texto aborda la situación de inseguridad y violencia, sobre todo hacia las mujeres, que persisten en Ciudad Juárez (México) así como la situación de victimización (i.e. desapariciones) que padecen las mujeres de cierto per fil social. Amplios sectores de la población juarense sobreviven con escasos derechos y garantías dentro de un marco de violencia sociopolítica en los últimos veinte años, en particular, entre 2008–2012, periodo de “la guerra contra la delincuencia y el narcotrá fico”, del sexenio del Gobierno Federal de Felipe Calderón Hinojosa (2006–2012). Ante una emergente fractura del estado de derecho, con políticas que restringen el bienestar, se incrementa la inseguridad y la victimización para ciertas categorías culturales vulnerables. Dentro de este contexto valga preguntar ¿qué significa ese contexto de violencia social y política para la construcción de la ciudadanía y de la cultura de derechos humanos y de su vigencia?

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Eilon Schwartz

-profile multicultural leadership program and run working groups to build ‘bonding capital’ within Israel’s many sociologies and ‘bridging capital” across them (see Putnam 2001 ). We have established community organizations to bring together the many voices of towns and

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Csaba Mészáros

-based economy. Whereas the cattle economy focuses on subsistence and remains embedded in the richly interwoven fabric of kin and residential relations, the horse economy is much more marketized and leads to the accumulation of capital. As the argumentation is

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Gender and Empire

The Imprisonment of Women in Eighteenth-Century Siberia

Gwyn Bourlakov

space for the political exile of the elite, specifically to exclude their influence on political matters in the capital. On the one hand, Asian Siberia was imagined in official legal rhetoric to imitate Russian cultural forms of agriculture centered on

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Roads versus Rivers

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

Kirill V. Istomin

posts and administrative centers) and, at least for the Komi informants from Samburg and Saranpaul’, consists of second-order regions situated on the Ob’ tributaries. These smaller regions are situated one after the other, each with its own capital and

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Drawing Stereotypes

Europe and East Asia in Russian Political Caricature, 1900–1905

Zachary Hoffman

violence against the Boxers with black humor. M. Mukhin's “At a reception in Berlin” ( figure 6 ) in Iskry mocks Marshal Waldersee's widespread use of capital punishment against Boxers and their sympathizers. 35 In the image, a Chinese man apologizes for

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Geographical Imagination, Anthropology, and Political Exiles

Photographers of Siberia in Late Imperial Russia

Tatiana Saburova

establishment of photographic societies in both the capital cities and the provinces, of which the most prominent was the Russian Photographic Society, also played a significant role. 10 Also important were photography journals such as Photograph

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From Ebony to Ivory

‘Cosmetic’ Investments in the Body

Chiara Pussetti

– with consequences in the form of social capital (integration), symbolic capital (esteem, status) and economic capital (high-paid jobs or promotions). Aesthetic Citizenship For almost a decade I have been studying the ways in which the health and

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Ekaterina B. Tolmacheva

1997 ). Russia’s diverse national composition provided a wide field of work for ethnographers. In the nineteenth century, large numbers of political exiles and liberal thinkers who had been forced to leave the capital were involved in ethnography. They