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Liminal spaces, resources and networks

Facebook as a shaping force for students’ transitions into higher education

Sally Baker and Eve Stirling

Introduction British higher education is experiencing some of the most far-reaching shifts it has ever seen. The combined forces of neoliberal discourses, globalisation and ever-developing technologies are driving what Mann (2008: 2 ) refers

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Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta, Giulia Messina Dahlberg, and Sylvi Vigmo

. All the images here focus on some part of the human anatomy, and in two of them digital technology is visible: a digital calendar, perhaps hinting at the support provided to all students in relation to their abilities (or lack thereof) to plan their

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“Litigation Is Our Last Resort”

Addressing Uncertainty, Undone Science, and Bias in Court to Assert Indigenous Rights

Bindu Panikkar

scholarship of science and technology studies (STS) and law and contemplates how contested knowledge claims are mediated within legal spaces. The state-sponsored orderings of land use designations and permitting are not neutral. A long line of STS scholarship

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Christian Hunold

section also describes the various technologies that enable field birding and that figure prominently in urban hawk watching. The next section describes the multispecies framework and the methods of data collection and analysis that have informed my study

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Franco Ruzzenenti and Aleksandra Wagner

field of energy studies is the “rebound effect,” or the “Jevons paradox.” The rebound effect is “an increase in consumption which may occur as an unintended side-effect of the introduction of policy, market and/or technology interventions aimed at

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Artificial Intelligence

Faith in Machine or Man?

Jan Martijn Meij

, this age is entered once technology moves beyond our control. The book relies heavily on his own words as there are not many citations and references to other scientists. This does make it more accessible for non-academic readers. The book is divided

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Oceans

Amelia Moore and Jerry K. Jacka

-determination and sovereignty of indigenous hunting communities are challenged in an era of global protection of cetaceans. With “Ocean Thinking,” Susannah Crockford uses a science and technology studies approach to understand how the work of oceanographers

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Susan Wright and Penny Welch

-liberalism, explored engaged scholarship, service learning and citizenship education ( Bernstein 2009 ) as well as critically examining the impacts on ‘excellence’ and ‘equality’ of management technologies and governance (for example, Morrish and Sauntson 2010

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Sounds German?

Popular Music in Postwar Germany at the Crossroads of the National and Transnational

Kirkland A. Fulk

sounds and technologies reconfigure the transnational. For every influx of new music from abroad such as jazz, rock and roll, and hip-hop that was, in time, made German there were also a host of exports made in Germany that shaped the broader musical

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Decoupling Seascapes

An Anthropology of Marine Stock Enhancement Science in Japan

Shingo Hamada

humans can dominate with science and technology. (Re)stock enhancement is different from aquaculture and mariculture in that targeted species are often released into the sea, rather than living and growing in an enclosed space. Stock enhancement is