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Making the State Blush

Humanizing Relations in an Australian NGO Campaign for People Seeking Asylum

Tess Altman

moral responsibility. As a conversation participant put it, “We need to give our politicians permission to do the right thing.” This prefigured a bottom-up view of power relations, enabling supporters to believe that they could change political

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“Avoiding the mistakes of the past”

Tower block failure discourse and economies of risk management in London's Olympic Park

Saffron Woodcraft

” between government and citizens based on an ethic of mutual responsibility. Drawing heavily on a branch of Communitarian philosophy ( Prideaux 2002 ), New Labour policies were infused with ideas about the significance of civic values, moral responsibility

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Fuelling Capture: Africa's Energy Frontiers

Michael Degani, Brenda Chalfin, and Jamie Cross

resources, the complexities of political and regulatory environments, and the emergence of new forms of expertise and moral responsibility. These outcomes themselves are always generative: crystallizing new circuits, coalitions and constraints. Regional

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Minority Report

Perceptions and Realities of Black Men in Heterosexual Porn

Darryl L. Jones II

different attributes. It is reasonable to ask what ethical and moral responsibility black male talent should exercise when being cast for films that reinforce these notions. However, aside from explicitly racist scenes (such as slave–mistress, race-talk, etc

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Capturing Crisis

Solar Power and Humanitarian Energy Markets in Africa

Jamie Cross

, the expansion of market discipline in Europe between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries brought shifts in ‘conventions of moral responsibility’ – a ‘new constellation of attitudes and activities’ – that underpin what is called humanitarianism

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Finding a Place to Sit

How Qatari Women Combine Cultural and Kinship Capital in the Home Majlis

Rehenuma Asmi

use the cultural capital gained in schools along with the kinship capital gained in the family majlis and kinship network. By doing so, they construct new norms around gender that emphasize women’s education as well as their social and moral

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The Ambiguity of Subversion

Resistance through Radio Broadcasting

Gisli Vogler

therefore all acts of subversion were positive and indeed that all actors who bid their time and accepted the rules of the game can be freed of moral responsibility. Instead, it attunes us to the everyday lived experience, complexities and ambivalences of

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Repatriation as Inspiration

Multigenerational Perspectives on American Archaeology-Museum Relationships

April M. Beisaw and Penelope H. Duus

Practices and New Approaches ( Tythacott and Arvanitis 2014 ) address the moral responsibility of museums with an international set of case studies. The repatriation literature is ripe with case studies, but there is room for more generalized dialogue about

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Giving Aid Inside the Home

Humanitarian House Visits, Performative Refugeehood, and Social Control of Syrians in Jordan

Ann-Christin Wagner

sense of moral responsibility. However, choosing an appropriate course of action is not only complicated by spatial separation, but also by the unpredictable reactions of others. Sending money to big agencies like the UNHCR and Save the Children squares

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Conjunctures and Convergences

Remaking the World Cultures Displays at the National Museum of Scotland

Henrietta Lidchi

Scotland through its various incarnations. I consider three moments when the museum’s function was discussed in relation to changing definitions about universalism. At issue are propositions as to the moral responsibilities of museums in terms of fostering