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Explicating Ecoculture

Tracing a Transdisciplinary Focal Concept

Melissa M. Parks

from narrow ideas within strict boundaries of nationalism, language, ethnicity, and tradition, to broader “sites of struggle,” through which “the social order is maintained, challenged, produced, and reproduced, in the performance of various social

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Plastic Packaging, Food Supply, and Everyday Life

Adopting a Social Practice Perspective in Social-Ecological Research

Lukas Sattlegger, Immanuel Stieß, Luca Raschewski, and Katharina Reindl

. Machines can take over human work and displace practices, or they can influence the way in which practices persist or change without directly participating as elements within their performance. For Morley (2017: 83 ), the inclusion of these more indirect

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Pamela McElwee

, and Sian Sullivan . 2011 . “ Conservation and Concealment in SpeciesBanking.com , USA: An Analysis of Neoliberal Performance in the Species Offsetting Industry .” Environmental Conservation 38 ( 4 ): 435 – 444 . doi:10.1017/S0376892911000518

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Decoupling Seascapes

An Anthropology of Marine Stock Enhancement Science in Japan

Shingo Hamada

; Lien and Law 2011 ). “Performance,” then, refers to the embodiment of an idea of fish but not the fish or a thing in itself. The practice of italicizing Clupea pallasii means the words themselves look more sacred than secular, inferring on science an

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

and seeking an agroecological transition in the Madrid region. Its core aim is to improve the performance of the different collectives and articulate common demands to the local and regional governments. In many senses, it has progressed the work

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Hunting for Justice

An Indigenous Critique of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation

Lauren Eichler and David Baumeister

Native perspective, knowledge is true “if the action or performance respectfully and successfully achieves a goal” ( Norton-Smith 2010: 65 ). In this way, the acquisition of knowledge always aims at a moral good. According to Deloria, knowledge is

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Becoming an Agricultural Growth Corridor

African Megaprojects at a Situated Scale

Serena Stein and Marc Kalina

.0024 Banerjee , Abhijit Vinayak. 2004 . “ Who Is Getting the Public Goods in India? Some Evidence and Some Speculation? ” In India's Emerging Economy: Performance and Prospects in the 1990s and Beyond , ed. Kaushik Basu , 183 – 214 . Cambridge, MA

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Unbuilt and Unfinished

The Temporalities of Infrastructure

Ashley Carse and David Kneas

of California Press . 10.1525/9780520957596 Kneas , David . 2016 . “ Subsoil Abundance and Surface Absence: A Junior Mining Company and its Performance of Prognosis in Northwestern Ecuador .” Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 22

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The Urban Politics of Mega-Events

Grand Promises Meet Local Resistance

John Lauermann

environment (sport and non-sport construction); economic impacts; impacts on public life, public health, and culture; sport development through education, financing, elite performance, or symbolism; and environmental improvements. They show, however, that most

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(Un)seen Seas

Technological Mediation, Oceanic Imaginaries, and Future Depths

Stephanie Ratté

intelligence has potential. Exploratory robots must be able to respond to random disturbances by “sens[ing] their surroundings and act[ing] to avoid problems or improve performance” ( Bellingham and Rajan 2007: 1098 ). James Bellingham and Kanna Rajan also