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Masculinity and Autonomous Vehicles

A Degendered or Resegregated Future System of Automobility?

Dag Balkmar and Ulf Mellström

of life. 26 In this context, we focus on the pleasure of machinic interpellation. Such interpellation is something that we encounter in personal narratives as well as histories of large-scale engineering projects. 27 This overwhelmingly masculine

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Why Railroads Now?

Anthropology of Infrastructure and Debates around “Green” Transit

Heather Anne Swanson

inherited and lived histories are not new: explorations of continuities and changes via community biographies and life history narratives are anthropological staples. Yet railroads offer a powerful reminder of the multi-temporality of the ethnographic

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Worldly Tastes

Mobility and the Geographical Imaginaries of Interwar Australian Magazines

Victoria Kuttainen and Susann Liebich

, particularly as travel through the Panama Canal boosted Pacific traffic on routes to Europe. Contemporary writing in magazines reflected this outward gaze, yet literary histories of the interwar period have elided this narrative, preferring instead a history of

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Conservation-Induced Resettlement

The Case of the Baka of Southeast Cameroon—A Variation on the Habitual Mobility–Immobility Nexus

Harrison Esam Awuh

Barriers? Changing Narratives in Biodiversity Conservation,” Forum for Development Studies , vol. 32, no. 2 (2005): 341–370. 21 Betti, Impact of Forest Logging . 22 I asked the Baka in a structured questionnaire survey to indicate their source of

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Lazy Labor, Modernization, and Coloniality

Mobile Cultures between the Andes and the Amazon around 1900

Jaime Moreno Tejada

. Officials often complained about the many natural obstacles to the success of their duties, such as bridgeless rivers and knee-deep mud along the trail, but in their narratives the Napo Runa were also to blame for the sorry state of communications. 14 In

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Christopher Howard and Wendelin Küpers

Sensibility , 53. 45 Ibid. 46 Jennie Germann Molz, “Global Abode: Home and Mobility in Narratives of Round-the-World Travel,” Space and Culture 11, no. 4 (2008): 325–342. 47 Martin Heidegger, Being and Time (1927; repr., New York: State University of

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Organic Vehicles and Passengers

The Tsetse Fly as Transient Analytical Workspace

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

. As presented in the colonial state documents, the tsetse’s mobilities are factual, devoid of any spirituality, anthropomorphism, or intent. The animation of the tsetse’s actions draws from the sarungano’s narrative tradition, in which animals big and

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Ambivalent Mobilities in the Pacific

“Savagery” and “Civilization” in the Australian Interwar Imaginary

Nicholas Halter

the infantile nature of the savage over the bestial. Through a diverse range of regular publications (such as church newsletters, magazines, missionary biographies and memoirs, and children’s textbooks), missions were able to propagate a narrative of

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Dhan Zunino Singh

the story of the tramway girlfriend. Indeed, the expectation of encounters was expressed by romantic male narratives as much as the stories about the hunting female. However, evidence of women expressing a romanticized view of the journey in public

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(Re)Constructing the Baikal-Amur Mainline

Continuity and Change of (Post)Socialist Infrastructure

Olga Povoroznyuk

and played out. For example, nostalgia, mistrust, fear, and anger juxtaposed with joy, pride, enthusiasm, and hope have been leitmotifs of postsocialist memory narratives and the politics of emotions in Eastern Europe. 23 The term postsocialist