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Christopher Howard and Wendelin Küpers

, according to Hansen, involves abandoning both object-centred and body-centred models of media experience in favor of a radically environmental approach, the first principle of which is that any act of sensation implicates the entirety of the universe

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Migration as Survival

Withheld Stories and the Limits of Ethnographic Knowability

Gerhild Perl

rule, is celebrated as a model for multiculturalism; on the other, it is disparaged as a dark historical era that disrupted Spanish national identity ( Aidi 2006 ; Hirschkind [2013] 2016 ). The “in-finity of al-Andalus” ( Anidjar 2006 ) shows itself

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“Four Guys and a Hole in the Floor”

Racial Politics of Mobility and Excretion among BC-Based Long Haul Truckers

Amie McLean

is not to say we should ignore differing cultural norms and practices of automobility. Rather, I argue that “cultural difference” models of automobility map too easily onto racist constructions of nonwhite drivers. They thereby can and do elide racist

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Motorcycling in 1980s Athens

Popularization, Representational Politics, and Social Identities

Panagiotis Zestanakis

model. 46 As the sociologist Suzanne McDonald Walker has claimed, riding a bike is a choice with potential drawbacks such as injury, death, or social stigmatization. 47 In 1980s Greece, as in other countries such as 1970s Sweden, the motorcycle was

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Diverse Driving Emotions

Exploring Chinese Migrants’ Mobilities in a Car-Dependent City

Sophie-May Kerr, Natascha Klocker, and Gordon Waitt

movement through the body. Mobilities studies do not measure and model movement, but rather interpret the meanings, feelings, and power dynamics of movement. 24 With a focus on bodies and their capacities to do things, mobility scholars bring meanings

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Tracey Reimann-Dawe

autobiographical narrator, the figures of narrator and chief protagonist are at one level one and the same. 21 Barth, Reisen und Entdeckungen , 1:222–233. 22 Ibid., 234. 23 Ibid., 236. 24 See Eberhard Lämmert, Bauformen des Erzählens [Narrative Models

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“It’s Being, Not Doing”

Hospitality and Hostility between Local Faith Actors and International Humanitarian Organizations in Refugee Response

Olivia J. Wilkinson

submit forms and navigate the process of interviews for RSD, then working with UNHCR, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and resettlement countries to follow up on the progression of cases. As direct implementers, their model focuses more

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Michael K. Bess, David Lipset, Kudzai Matereke, Stève Bernardin, Katharine Bartsch, Harry Oosterhuis, Samuel Müller, Frank Schipper, Benjamin D’Harlingue, and Katherine Roeder

and various past approaches, such as “intelligent” highway systems. Only a fully self-reliant car would be a satisfying option, because every other model would lack the demands on reliability as well as on flexibility. Chapter 10 introduces deep

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Heather Wurtz and Olivia Wilkinson

: 1462). In contrast, interventions by many of the local faith actors in our study promote community solidarity, cohesion, and the training and education of local residents. This has been seen in other “Southern” approaches, such as Cuba's model of

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Alessandro Jedlowski

dynamic of disruption of the unidirectional model that used to ground much of migration studies, 11 and return migration from Western regions of the world toward African, Latino-American, and Asian countries has become an important subject of research for