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The psychology of regions

A Vygotskian perspective

Luk Van Langenhove

of institutional facts that can be regarded as things that exist because people tell each other they exist. Money is a good example of such an institutional fact: a piece of paper is worth 20EUR only if people treat it as such and if there are

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From proclamation to denial

Indigenous rights and political participation in Venezuela

Catherine Alès

money. The effects of contamination by mercury on ecosystems, flora, fauna, and human beings are also well known (see, for instance, Red Ara, 2013 ). In addition to this, there are health, social, and security-related consequences engendered by the

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Barriers and borders

Human mobility and building inclusive societies

Anthony Turton

future targets for surveillance. These targets were placed on a list that grew to include transnational flows of money, human trafficking, drug smuggling and cyber warfare. There were many more on the list, but this will suffice. It was in that space

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“If the coronavirus doesn’t kill us, hunger will”

Regional absenteeism and the Wayuu permanent humanitarian crisis

Claudia Puerta Silva, Esteban Torres Muriel, Roberto Carlos Amaya Epiayú, Alicia Dorado González, Fatima Epieyú, Estefanía Frías Epinayú, Álvaro Ipuana Guariyü, Miguel Ramírez Boscán, and Jakeline Romero Epiayú

1970s and 1980s because they reduced the distance, time, and money needed to reach the commercial cities to find jobs, purchase food and other goods, or visit family. The main cities connected by these traditional roads were Rosario de Perijá, Machique

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Bret Gustafson, Francesco Carpanini, Martin Kalb, James Giblin, Sarah Besky, Patrick Gallagher, Andrew Curley, Jen Gobby, and Ryan Anderson

, Ecomagination “framed the climate crisis as a space in which businesses could not just make money but also contribute to social and environmental well-being.” The underlying message is that “win-win” solutions to the climate crisis were not only possible but

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Improving and protecting human rights

A reflection of the quality of education for migrant and marginalized Roma children in Europe

Silvia-Maria Chireac and Anna Devis Arbona

’t treat us right and we skip school a lot. We rather prefer to look for work and make some money. (Tibor) In what concerns the Roma language, the data show that Roma speakers have more interlocutors beside school-related ones; the most important ones

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Mega-Plantations in Southeast Asia

Landscapes of Displacement

Miles Kenney-Lazar and Noboru Ishikawa

deforestation ( Schoenberger et al. 2017 ). Social dynamics of the countryside have been radically transformed as some households have become landless ( Hall et al. 2011 ), others have made money from their own investments in plantation crops ( Feintrenie et al

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Becoming an Agricultural Growth Corridor

African Megaprojects at a Situated Scale

Serena Stein and Marc Kalina

Commodification of Land, Labour and Money in Mozambique .” Canadian Journal of Development Studies 36 ( 2 ): 208 – 223 . 10.1080/02255189.2015.1036010

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Accounting for Loss in Fish Stocks

A Word on Life as Biological Asset

Jennifer E. Telesca

1688 from a coffeehouse where sailors made impromptu deals ( Casey 2010: 131 –132). In fact, the very first security emerged once enterprising merchants pooled their money and expanded their capital by distributing risk in seafaring ventures, issuing

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Decolonizing Development in Diné Bikeyah

Resource Extraction, Anti-Capitalism, and Relational Futures

Melanie K. Yazzie

Indians but they liked our money. … And then came the boomers, the white oilfield trash from Texas and Oklahoma, who were as dangerous as they looked. They hated Blacks in TX and OK but since there were very few Negroes and a whole lot of Indians in the