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Capacity Building in Ethnographic Comparison

Rachel Douglas-Jones and Justin Shaffner

, not holistic identification. Similar questions of moral commitment arise in Rachel Douglas-Jones’s article, which examines the capacity building work taking place among ethics review committees in the Asia-Pacific region. Explicitly named, capacity

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Jeff Kirby

within that place, sens pratique ( Haluza-DeLay 2008: 207 ; see also Bourdieu 1980 ). In his study of anti-roads protesters and other environmental radicals, Mick Smith outlined the “ethics of place,” which in turn creates a distinct habitus, an

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Proximity, Responsibility and Temporality at Resource Frontiers

Corporate-Community Relations in the Colombian Mining Sector

Laura Knöpfel

SR team disconnect the corporation from a moral economy of connection’ ( Gardner 2012 ; 2015 ). They fashioned an ethics of detachment and disconnection by establishing the temporal endpoints of extraction ( Cross 2016 ; Gardner 2012 ; 2015 ). The

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What Is Money?

A Definition Beyond Materiality and Quantity

Emanuel Seitz

‘natural’ laws. Second, Plato’s and Aristotle’s reflections on money are limited to statements about what money is as a means. Aristotle’s classical treatments of money in the Nikomachian Ethics (2007: 1133a–1134b) and Politics (2012: 1257a–1258b) refer

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Yves Laberge

, ethics, epistemology, heritage studies, and even risk education are introduced (349). Contrary to many publications in sustainable development education “as made in the USA,” these texts refer to numerous reports published by international institutions

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Nigel Rapport

an individual is – their being – be disconnected from the given world of categories and meanings in which an individual is involved?’ (Hirsch, this issue). Absolutely it can – as a matter both of fact and of ethics. Life is individual: there is an

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“Close to the skin”

Conceptualizing the intimate functioning of the US–Mexico border

Miranda Dahlin

also often at the heart of many aspects of Mexican migration northward. Thus, this public unsettles and deconstructs the notion of liberal publicity that the clase media still clings to and offers instead the seeds of what Yeh calls an “ethics of

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People and Plants

Kay E. Lewis-Jones

we seek to come to a more responsible or more equitable ethics of ‘living with’ the natural world” ( Feinberg et al. 2013: 1 ). The articles in this volume open up some of the potential areas of reflection that increased engagement with plants invites

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Stuart Kirsch

examines the relationships between corporations and persons. She draws on Emmanuel Levinas’ characterization of ethics as ‘facework’. Given the treatment of corporations as jural persons, and the resulting conceptions of corporate personhood ( Kirsch 2014b

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Bringing the state back in

Corporate social responsibility and the paradoxes of Norwegian state capitalism in the international energy sector

Ståle Knudsen, Dinah Rajak, Siri Lange, and Isabelle Hugøy

variously attempt to position themselves as ethical actors. Ethnographic work in this field has shown the diverse ways that corporations use the language and practice of ethics to contain and respond to the various challenges and conflicts generated by their