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Pamela McElwee

need to see how a calculation happens (who does it, with what means, and for what ends) before it disappears from view. We also need to understand the implications of the replacement of ideas of actual physical things, like forests or rivers, with the

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Dan Brockington

center of calculation, surrounded by a network of allies … The quantification of qualities is as much an administrative accomplishment as an intellectual one. And no matter what the skeptics may say, many social qualities have already been successfully

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Natural Resources by Numbers

The Promise of “El uno por mil” in Ecuador’s Yasuní-ITT Oil Operations

Amelia Fiske

role of numerical calculations in the governance of subterranean resources. Quantification processes and their results constitute some of our most basic understandings of society and the environment, such as the untapped value of the Amazon in

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Julián Antonio Moraga Riquelme, Leslie E. Sponsel, Katrien Pype, Diana Riboli, Ellen Lewin, Marina Pignatelli, Katherine Swancutt, Alejandra Carreño Calderón, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Sergio González Varela, Eugenia Roussou, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Miho Ishii, Markus Balkenhol, and Marcelo González Gálvez

reading for the public at large. Marina Pignatelli ISCSP-University of Lisbon Note 1 The Masorti movement is identified with Conservative Judaism, often described as ‘traditional’. LI, Geng, Fate Calculation Experts: Diviners Seeking

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Looking for the Way Out

The Attribution of Treatment Responsibility among Greek and German Actors in the Eurozone Crisis Debate

Jochen Roose, Moritz Sommer, and Maria Kousis

.3 10.4 16.6 Other actors 2.7 1.5 2.4 Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 N (Sample: grc : 67%, ger : 100%, Reuters: 25%) 2,277 1,220 1,442 Source: Calculations based on ggcrisi project. The presence of the

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Temperature and Capital

Measuring the Future with Quantified Heat

Scott W. Schwartz

descent via an equation provided by the commercial manufacturer. For a few models of the XBT device, the manufacturer provided an inaccurate calculation of the rate of descent of their device. Thus, large swaths of archived data on ocean temperature are

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Humanosphere Potentiality Index

Appraising Existing Indicators from a Long-term Perspective

Takahiro Sato, Mario Ivan López, Taizo Wada, Shiro Sato, Makoto Nishi, and Kazuo Watanabe

included, although efforts have been made through the calculation of genuine savings or net adjusted savings ( Hamilton and Clemens 1999 ; Hartwick 1990 ; Neumayer 2013 ). As such, GDP cannot be taken as a reliable gauge of individual and collective well

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Ferenc Bódi, Jenő Zsolt Farkas, and Péter Róbert

along Micro-level Indicators   V4 + S4 Countries V4 Countries S4 Countries   F-value * Eta 2 F-value * Eta 2 F-value * Eta 2 Source: ESS (2012) (own calculation). Own situation 398.934 0.160 111.235 0.043 75.535 0.31 Ability to change 284.898 0

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Muhammad Yasir Ali and Ka Lin

.5 No other source 379 89.8 In the data calculation, we used a five-point Likert scale and calculated the index values of the five points from 1 (the most negative response) to 5 (the most positive response). The data extracted with the

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Investing in Early Crisis Relief or Reelection?

Comparing German Party Responses to the Euro Crisis

Alexandra Hennessy

Peer Steinbrück, hinting at a landslide victory if Germany were to hold a popular election for chancellor. Strategic calculations vs. personality Alternative accounts might argue that Merkel’s slow crisis management is a function of her