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Sanaz Nasirpour

access to and use of new technology, as Sutton and Pollock (2000) astutely note. This inspiration is clearly expressed in my interview with Mahboubeh Abbasgholizadeh, one of the prominent leaders of the Iranian women’s movement, and founder of Zanan TV

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Natural Resources and their Units

Necessary Measures of Resourcefulness in a Norwegian Fruit Landscape

Frida Hastrup

international agenda. Even more than other countries, Norway which has limited and scarce land resources will have to exploit its land resources so that we ensure food supply for our own population to the largest possible extent … We have knowledge, technology

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Ecology and Migration in the Middle East

Soheila Shahshahani

country, reducing the use of fossil energy while using cutting-edge technology and creating a great market. Whenever political issues arise, one response is to ignore it by giving it minimal importance and instead creating a new event receiving

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‘My Waka Journey’

Introducing a New Co-Editor

Patrick Laviolette

the relationship between ageing, health care and the home for an EQUAL & EPSRC–funded study of medical assistive technology. This project examined the mainstream implementation of ‘telecare’ in relation to facilitating the independence of older

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Calm Vessels

Cultural Expectations of Pregnant Women in Qatar

Susie Kilshaw, Daniel Miller, Halima Al Tamimi, Faten El-Taher, Mona Mohsen, Nadia Omar, Stella Major, and Kristina Sole

Technology and the Shariah in Lebanon ( New York : Berghahn Books ). Cosminksy , S. ( 1982 ), ‘ Childbirth and Change: A Guatemalan Case Study ’, in Ethnography of Fertility and Birth , (ed.) C. MacCormack ( London : Academic Press ), 205 – 230

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Language and a Continent in Flux

Twenty-First Century Tensions of Inclusion and Exclusion

Philip McDermott and Sarah McMonagle

, Reality was far from redundant. If anything, Hobsbawm's enquiry into the question of nationalism as well as his scholarly illustrations of how ‘politics, technology, and social transformation’ (10) drive this ideology serve to explain how the idea of the

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Nikolai S. Goncharov

where one could share information about new publications, seminars, and training. Virtual-technical capabilities thus allow us to prolong the existence of configurations, largely due to the significant malleability of these technologies. In conclusion

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Replenishing Milk Sons

Changing Kinship Practices among the Sahrāwī, North Africa

Konstantina Isidoros

1991 ) and others focusing on ‘les Maures’ (Mauritania) (e.g. Bonte 1994 ; Cleveland 2000; Fortier 2001 ). Milk kinship has reappeared with reinvigorated interest among ‘new kinship studies’ in relation to new reproductive technologies (NRTs

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Uliana Vinokurova

Translator : Tatiana Argounova-Low

sustainable usage of the grazing landscapes and native lands, and the support of education, arts and culture, and technology training aimed at ethnic intelligentsia. Ethnic intelligentsia with backgrounds in science, technology, ecology, arts, and culture have

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Translating the Bottom-Up Frame

Everyday Negotiations of the European Union's Rural Development Programme LEADER in Germany

Oliver Müller, Ove Sutter, and Sina Wohlgemuth

characterised by technologies of individualised responsibility, ‘active citizenship’ and governance ‘at a distance’ ( Rose 2006: 153–160 ). Furthermore, the bottom-up frame of LEADER, with its strong emphasis on the self-governing capacities of responsible