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The Brothel Phone Number

Infrastructures of Transnational Pimping in Eastern Romania

Trine Mygind Korsby

this collection, infrastructures are objects and technologies, but they are also the systems on which other things – both visible and invisible – operate and grow. The phone number as well as the productive and unproductive relations and networks it

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Victoria Churikova, Alexey Druzyaka, and Alina Galimova

results reported here clearly show that despite the current level of technology, the climate remains a powerful and multilateral controlling factor for the human population of Siberia. The main value of Melnikov’s book is that it focuses our attention on

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“Save the Men!”

Demographic Decline and the Public Response in the Late Soviet Period

Tricia Starks

face an intense penetration of technology into all aspects of our lives. Already, the iron ore has probably been extracted from the earth that will be welded in 1969 and 1970 into hundreds of thousands of automobiles, behind the wheels of which will

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For or against commoning?

Ida Susser

, the emergence of a working class, and the development of variations of the welfare state. Since the 1980s, these nations have seen the implementation of neoliberal policies that involved the speeding up of space and time, informational technology, the

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Rane Willerslev

Guarnizo 1998 ) and the use of new digital technologies of communication ( Pfaffenberger 1992 ), often by means of ‘multi-sited’ ethno-graphic fieldwork in urban settings ( Falzon 2009 ). The anthropology of ontology, by contrast, marks a return to

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Tax Beyond the Social Contract

Nicolette Makovicky and Robin Smith

taxable wealth ( Flyverbom 2012 ; Harrington 2016 ; Maurer 2001 ; Rawlings 2004 , 2005 ). Among this heterogeneity of themes, several distinct theoretical approaches to the subject have emerged. The first considers taxation a disciplinary technology

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Reclaiming the streets

Black urban insurgency and antisocial security in twenty-first-century Philadelphia

Jeff Maskovsky

antiblack social and political prerogatives rather than as a system organized around color-blind cultural or political logics. On the urban scale, in the United States and elsewhere, the surveillance technologies of the security state are increasingly

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Methods for Multispecies Anthropology

Thinking with Salmon Otoliths and Scales

Heather Anne Swanson

description of George because it is part of a familiar genre. The ways that salmon are enacted in laboratory practices are precisely the things that scholars engaged in multispecies anthropology and science and technology studies (STS) have become skilled at

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Ekaterina B. Tolmacheva

mastering the technology was complicated. For this reason, studio photographers also took on photographic surveying in the field. However, because they were not involved in the science, they did not ponder over scientific methods of documentation and focused

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The Continent Behind

Alienation and the American Scene in George William Curtis’s Lotus-Eating: A Summer Book

James Weaver

something even better, an improved natural spectacle constructed, accessed, and improved through technological development of the sight. In America as Second Creation , David E. Nye (2003) discusses the role various technologies played in normalizing U