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Alejandro Miranda

communities of practitioners is largely mediated by infrastructures of transportation, communication, and the pervasive use of Internet-based social networking media. Different examples in the social practice literature show that travel mediates practice 55

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Michael K. Bess, David Lipset, Kudzai Matereke, Stève Bernardin, Katharine Bartsch, Harry Oosterhuis, Samuel Müller, Frank Schipper, Benjamin D’Harlingue, and Katherine Roeder

melancholia and boredom that may be experienced by transnational migrants who, for example, are unable to return home. Mari Korpela’s chapter then concerns the infrastructures through which mobilities may occur, such as the Internet, vehicles, and the state

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Raili Nugin

mobile internet coverage that she barely said hello to her grandmother. However, during her caricaturized search for connection (walking aimlessly with her phone in her hands), she started reminiscing about scenes from her childhood and remembering the

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Tristan Josephson, Marcin B. Stanek, Tallie Ben Daniel, Jeremy Ash, Liz Millward, Caroline Luce, Regine Buschauer, Amanda K. Phillips, and Javier Caletrío

least resistance … predetermined by the shape of the topography and the needs of its walkers” (249). He argues that the development of the internet should be understood as an extension of trail-building practices. Yet, he fails to consider the shape of

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Diverse Driving Emotions

Exploring Chinese Migrants’ Mobilities in a Car-Dependent City

Sophie-May Kerr, Natascha Klocker, and Gordon Waitt

taking the train: “It’s punctual, there are no delays and you have a timetable … by taking the train it’s enjoyable. I can read something, I can listen to music and search the Internet. I can do a lot of things … but if you drive you need to concentrate

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Joyce Marie Mushaben, Shelley Baranowski, Trevor J. Allen, Sabine von Mering, Stephen Milder, Volker Prott, and Peter C. Pfeiffer

claim in their entry entitled “Cyberspace” that “protest is a human activity” (303), in times of social bots influencing election results, the role of the internet and artificial intelligence in new forms of protest will no doubt change even some of the

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Combustion, Hydraulic, and Other Forms of Masculinity

An Essay Exploring Dominant Values and Representations of the Driver in Driverless Technology

Sarah Redshaw

every part of the car and Internet capability. In promotional videos, Tesla must show that the vehicles have power equal to that expected by drivers, as electric power is assumed to be much less powerful than combustion. Tesla does not advertise, but its

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“The Changing of the Guards”?

British Prehistoric Collections and Archaeology in the Museums of the Future

Catherine. J. Frieman and Neil Wilkin

Internet connection at any time and in any location; their collections can be explored, combined, and juxtaposed in whatever manner the audience/user deems fit, rather than being laid out following the guiding principle of a curator or designer; and, as

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Calm Vessels

Cultural Expectations of Pregnant Women in Qatar

Susie Kilshaw, Daniel Miller, Halima Al Tamimi, Faten El-Taher, Mona Mohsen, Nadia Omar, Stella Major, and Kristina Sole

concentration of the enzyme and thus are safe to eat ( Adebiyi et al. 2002 ). Cinnamon is commonly referred to as an abortifacient and is often cited in literature and on Internet sites as a means to cause a miscarriage (along with vitamin C, parsley, blue and

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Babak Rezvani

colleagues (2014) , and in the case of North Caucasians, in addition to these interviews, I rely on internet websites and information offered by experts. As the study by Lawson and colleagues is a rare case of a systematic study about this matter, I will