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Making Relations Matter

Antonia Walford

correlating the concentration of CO 2 with eddy direction and speed, the eddy covariance method can give a measurement of carbon flux—that is, how much carbon is moving per area per unit squared. However, these calculations get rather complicated, partly

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Unsettling the Land

Indigeneity, Ontology, and Hybridity in Settler Colonialism

Paul Berne Burow, Samara Brock, and Michael R. Dove

above that a global perspective engenders is one that writers such as James Scott (1998) and Bruno Latour (1987) have similarly seen as enabling abstraction, measurement, calculation, and accumulation of knowledge by experts at centers of calculation

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‘Money on the Street’ as a Hoard

How Informal Moneylenders Remain Unbanked

Martin Fotta

(of money or valuable objects) to express the worth of people and social relations. Although this line of argumentation is tempting, I want to suggest almost the contrary: that this mathematical discourse points to the suspension of calculation in a

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Ferenc Bódi, Jenő Zsolt Farkas, and Péter Róbert

along Micro-level Indicators   V4 + S4 Countries V4 Countries S4 Countries   F-value * Eta 2 F-value * Eta 2 F-value * Eta 2 Source: ESS (2012) (own calculation). Own situation 398.934 0.160 111.235 0.043 75.535 0.31 Ability to change 284.898 0

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Muhammad Yasir Ali and Ka Lin

.5 No other source 379 89.8 In the data calculation, we used a five-point Likert scale and calculated the index values of the five points from 1 (the most negative response) to 5 (the most positive response). The data extracted with the

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At the Threshold to the New World

Equator Crossings, Sunsets, and Claude Lévi-Strauss’s Tristes Tropiques

Michael Bies

of the crossing of the equator with the mentioning of the Holy Mass. They conclude the account of the ceremonies performed during the day with the description of the exact moment when, during the night of 29 June, “according to the calculations,” they

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Afterword

Putting Together the Anthropology of Tax and the Anthropology of Ethics

Soumhya Venkatesan

taxation may be based partly on economic grounds. Equally, people may approach taxes pragmatically. Miranda Sheild Johansson's and Dora-Olivia Vicol's articles show us that tax can be a matter of complex calculations as people work out whether it is worth

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Women and development in Vietnam

Caught between social tradition and economic globalization

Khuat Thu Hong

many women to follow sex selection practices in order to produce at least one son. Women apply various methods ranging from strict diets, sex positions, ovulation calculation, and selective abortion for gender preference. These practices have led to the

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Introduction

Autonomous Driving and the Transformation of Car Cultures

Jutta Weber and Fabian Kröger

social environment. The vehicles might still be anthropomorphized, only this would occur beyond specific interpellative regimes based on masculinity, speed, risk taking, and calculation. Nevertheless, this process is unlikely to take the form of

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‘Which is the merchant here, and which the Jew?’

Alterity, Sameness and Irony in Venice

Anna Carleton Forrester

contributes to his melancholy, see Henry S. Turner, ‘The Problem of the More-than-One: Friendship, Calculation and Political Association in The Merchant of Venice’, Shakespeare Quarterly 57, no. 4 (2006), 413–442. And for a reading of Antonio’s masochistic