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John Drakakis

commodification that guarantees exchangeability and an equalization of ‘unequal values’ through the medium of money, and that systematizes the ‘accidental’ nature of the relationship through the mediator – ‘the merchant, who compares money prices and pockets the

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Laurent Berger

, lowered need to invest in technostructures and territorial planning, and above all, the unpaid work/energy necessary for the reproduction of human labor and living ecosystems implicated directly in this commodification process. Second, there is the

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Marian Simon-Rojo, Inés Morales Bernardos, and Jon Sanz Landaluze

precarious and small-scale; it has a similar culture of cooperation and solidarity; it is characterized by a commitment to agroecological principles; and it is generally opposed to the commodification of food. As we will demonstrate, new urban farming creates

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Dan Brockington

. This confusion, as McElwee observes, is difficult to reconcile with the “critiques that the very concept of ES may be a fast and slippery slope to commodification of everything in nature.” The process of producing the calculations may well tolerate more

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Girl Constructed in Two Nonfiction Texts

Sexual Subject? Desired Object?

Mary Ann Harlan

-evident ( Griffin 2004 ), and is, therefore, a rejection of feminism. There is an interaction between the two representations in which feminism becomes the “depoliticization and reduction of [itself] to a justification for lifestyle, and commodification” ( Lotz 2007

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The commons, property, and ownership

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Katharina Bodirsky

recently, critical scholars and activists have approached the commons as a possible antidote to a neoliberal global capitalism bent on privatization, commodification, and rent (e.g., Blomley 2008 ; De Angelis 2003 ; Jeffrey et al. 2012 ). The commons

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The Doll “InbeTween”

Online Doll Videos and the Intertextuality of Tween Girl Culture

Jessica E. Johnston

Barbie and Bratz present girls with a figure that is fixed in a “permanent state of becoming-a-woman, always aligned with a shifting discourse of feminine adolescence that is itself a commodification” ( Driscoll 2002: 98 ). While dolls are sometimes

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Benjamin C. Fortna

(both foreign and domestic) in the field of education, the physically distinct places for “modern-style” schooling, the rapid rise in literacy, and the commodification of a number of practices associated with learning and reading were all important

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After dispossession

Ethnographic approaches to neoliberalization

Oscar Salemink and Mattias Borg Rasmussen

movement” ( Boyle 2002: 23 ) predicated on “our contemporary expansion of intellectual property” (2002: 17) and hence on “fencing off ideas,” which presupposes the commodification of knowledge through the enclosure of intellectual and cultural commons (see

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Don Nonini

development capitalists, they will scale up to form coalitions to seek such control. This implies concerted political strategies to influence state policies with respect to the commodification of housing stock. How such dialectical encounters between city