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Kudzai Matereke

-centric theory that numbs or stifles the emergence of multiple theoretical perspectives of mobility. Here I follow James Ferguson who urges us to read “the desire to ‘provincialize Europe’” not as “a matter of devaluing” European thought, but “cutting it down to

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Print Culture, Mobility, and The Pacific, 1920–1950

Victoria Kuttainen and Susann Liebich

experiences of mobility. The readers, consumers, and producers of the print culture products discussed here were almost exclusively white and Anglo-Saxon, and the narratives of mobility conveyed in books and magazines spoke to the experiences and desires of

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Emma Terama, Juha Peltomaa, Catarina Rolim, and Patrícia Baptista

Car Sharing as a Part of Mobility Transition Emerging mobility trends have led to the increase of on-demand service providers. This is fueled by people’s desire to have connectivity and convenience, as well as the availability of different

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(Dis)Connected Rail

Infrastructural Suspension and Phatic Politics in Romania

Adrian Deoancă

infrastructures as privileged loci where the relationship between people and otherwise abstract state and supra-state entities is materialized, as means by which citizenship is offered or denied. Promises of modernization can mobilize senses of desire and pride

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Reconstruction--Fiction--Transfer

Imparting Ethno-aesthetic Knowledge in John Hawkesworth’s Report on Cook’s First Voyage to the South Pacific (1768–1771)

Sebastian Kaufmann

subject of such praise and veneration where genius and knowledge have been most conspicuous; yet these were the bards or minstrels of Otaheite.” 39 For Hawkesworth, Banks’s emphasis on the unity of music and poetry is much less important than his desire

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James Longhurst, Sheila Dwyer, John Lennon, Zhenhua Chen, Rudi Volti, Gopalan Balachandran, Katarina Gephardt, Mathieu Flonneau, Kyle Shelton, and Fiona Wilkie

behaviors and desires. This work is thus one that deciphers habit, which remains a so-called black box for decision makers. The text regularly returns to its message: the massive lack of understanding of individual behavior by public policymakers who deal

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From the Auto-mobile to the Driven Subject?

Discursive Assertions of Mobility Futures

Katharina Manderscheid

the early period of the car, women were actively involved in the car enthusiast movement and “tinkered” with their vehicles, improving the fit between their desires and the mass-produced machines. 20 Some authors suggest that the early car and its

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Tristan Josephson, Marcin B. Stanek, Tallie Ben Daniel, Jeremy Ash, Liz Millward, Caroline Luce, Regine Buschauer, Amanda K. Phillips, and Javier Caletrío

desire to move around after the stifling years of war” as well as the “curiosity and impatience of youth” (72). The process of working cooperatively would provide sound training in democracy and, by bringing together the youth of formerly hostile nations

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Katherine Ellinghaus and Sianan Healy

desire of white residents to have a cheap labor force within convenient walking distance of the town. 13 Previously, the majority of the Indigenous people in Alice Springs were located about four kilometers away at the notorious institution known as the

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Ernst van der Wal

, “the claim for the mobile transgressivity of queerness as its own diasporic category—the idea that it is necessarily disruptive of categories of nation, home, and family—misses the way in which queer desire is necessarily constituted in relation to such