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Expat, Local, and Refugee

“Studying Up” the Global Division of Labor and Mobility in the Humanitarian Industry in Jordan

Reem Farah

the humanitarian model of refugee relief. Where abundant knowledge is produced in studying the containment of refugees in camps, studying the transnationalism of the humanitarian industry and the mobility of humanitarian workers contextualizes spaces

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Fashioning Masculinities through Migration

Narratives of Romanian Construction Workers in London

Alexandra Urdea

relations of gender, thus contributing to transformations of models of masculinity” ( Gallo and Scrinzi 2016: 5 ). While for high-skilled Romanians, gender is not always the main factor affecting the industries where they find work (Moroşanu 2013), the

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Rihab Azar

politically speaking. If we take as a starting point that anthropology “must become as fully as possible a possession of the people of the world” (Hymes 1969, cited in Frisby, 2013 ), the relational model of anthropology 2 that underpins Western's work and

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Autonomous Driving and the Transformation of Car Cultures

Jutta Weber and Fabian Kröger

have been developed that renew the promise of the automobile. Most of them have become standard features in contemporary car models. Nowadays, however, researchers at high-tech companies, in the automotive industry and in academia, are pursuing an even

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Cotten Seiler

migrants that a state draws explicitly the borders around its legal and cultural citizenship. Here the citizen-ideal assembled in the United States is instructive: as opposed to more homogeneous states of the Westphalian model, American identity was

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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

’s electric technology embraces autonomous technologies though finds it necessary to appeal to combustion masculinity. Google stands out from manufacturers with an alternative model of mobility that is both electric and driverless and makes no appeal to

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An Experiment with Networks and Traps

Olga Lukyanova and André Mintz

models underpinning internet platforms today.

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Blue Sky Matter

Toward an (In-flight) Understanding of the Sensuousness of Mobilities Design

Ole B. Jensen and Phillip Vannini

” versions (the 300/400/500 models). The second instance draws on the second author’s experiences of flying aboard the DeHavilland Beaver, or DHC-2—a small, single-engine “bush plane” often used with floats to allow for water takeoff s and landings. The

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Is the Kingdom of Bicycles Rising Again?

Cycling, Gender, and Class in Postsocialist China

Hilda Rømer Christensen

Hanson and Mimi Sheller, who have argued for the need to address and deconstruct core ideas of genderless models of choice and individuality as a way of introducing innovations into transport research. Along similar lines, Rachel Aldred, James Woodcock

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Masculinity and Autonomous Vehicles

A Degendered or Resegregated Future System of Automobility?

Dag Balkmar and Ulf Mellström

anthropomorphized vehicle that was given a name (Iris), gender, and voice. 5 Others suggest that driver models of autonomous cars should be customized to mirror human dynamics based on gender, age, and emotion. 6 Studies on sex differences in opinions and