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Sarah Pink and John Postill

When people move country, they experience new social, infrastructural, and ambient contingencies, which enables them to imagine otherwise unknowable possible futures ‘at home’. In this article, we mobilise a design anthropological approach to show how collaboration with temporary migrants can generate understandings that generate insights regarding future sustainable products in emerging economies. We draw on research with temporary Indonesian student migrants in Australia, which explored how they envisioned their possible domestic futures through their changing laundry practices.

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Girls’ Work in a Rural Intercultural Setting

Formative Experiences and Identity in Peasant Childhood

Ana Padawer

through role-play and gradual incorporation into the domestic activities of social reproduction. There was a basic division of labor by sex on the farms I visited: girls like Sonia were initiated into caring for younger siblings, doing laundry, and cooking

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Melissa Feinberg

position of secretary, most of the employees were communists who advised her to arrange her marriage according to the “communist formula,” that is, she should send her child to a nursery, eat in the factory canteen, have the laundry done in the state

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City Sterilization and Poverty Management

Examining a Mobility Hub in the “Redevelopment and Enhancement” of Downtown Tallahassee

Christopher M. McLeod, Matthew I. Horner, Matthew G. Hawzen and Mark DiDonato

, education, and stable income.” 33 Services included telephones, Internet, computers, shower and laundry facilities, information and referral services, travel assistance, medical care, case management, GED/literacy/life skills classes, physical activity and

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High-rise social failures

Regulating technologies, authority, and aesthetics in the resettlement of Taipei military villages

Elisa Tamburo

disruption of the relocated inhabitants, in this article I focus on other relevant, yet overlooked, factors—that is, the regulative and normative role of the high-rise. Figure 4: The informal settlement: laundry hanging in the alleys (© Elisa Tamburo). This

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Made in Nigeria

Duress and Upwardly Mobile Youth in the Biography of a Young Entrepreneur in Enugu

Inge Ligtvoet

other choice” if he wanted to go to school. He refused to settle for a life on the street making money through criminal activities, the only other choice available, according to him, and the easy way out. Fortunately, his laundry business took off, and

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Green Fields and Blue Roads

The Melancholy of the Girl Walker in Irish Women’s Fiction

Maureen O’Connor

piece, Enright discusses the unburied, dishonoured dead, in particular Ireland’s unwanted, ‘illegitimate’ children, born to young women and girls locked away in Magdalene laundries and mother-and-baby homes, both run by the Catholic Church, charged with

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“Like Alice, I was Brave”

The Girl in the Text in Olemaun’s Residential School Narratives

Roxanne Harde

). While she makes clear that her feelings are hurt, Olemaun refuses to blame or condemn Agnes. Rather, she takes matters into her own hands and waits for an opportunity (while doing extra work in the laundry) to burn the hated stockings to ashes. Adding

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Anthropologists and Healers

Radical Empiricists

Edith Turner

active, combative temperament. A few days after we had seen Netta off in the ambulance, Carrie and I were back in Claire’s house, helping her with the laundry this time. She began to describe the sense she had of feeling the pain of the sick: “I can feel

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Jane M. Kubiesa, Looi van Kessel, Frank Jacob, Robert Wood and Paul Gordon Kramer

relations one has with one’s own body, other bodies, the state and its laws—even with laundry (17). The book “isn’t about inner life, but, rather, outer surfaces” (41). Stylistically, Caron inscribes the disjointed physicality of HIV with personal anecdotes