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Thom Brooks

I Consider the following two cases: Vote-buying case . Adam is running for political office and he wants to win election. He offers cash to voters as an incentive for voters to vote for him. Tax-cut promises case . Eve is running for

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Cuts of Meat

Disentangling Western Natures-Cultures

Emily Yates-Doerr and Annemarie Mol

Anthropologists, eager to bring out the originality of the people whom they study, have claimed that in contrast to a singular 'nature' in the West, Amerindian ontologies have many natures. But should fascinating accounts of Amerindian ways of world-making presume so much about the 'West'? is is what we doubt. Taking 'Western' not as a region but as a style, we explore Western animal/human relations by describing various ways of enacting 'meat'. Using excerpts - cuts - from our eldwork materials, we contrast the investment in the tastiness of lambs in a Spanish butcher store with concern for meat contamination in FAO safety regulations. Next, we juxtapose the relevant 'meats' within two classes in a vocational school in the Guatemalan highlands. In one, meat is the centrepiece on a neatly ordered plate, while the other concerns itself with the nutrients that meat contains. 'Western meat', then, is not one. It is multiple.

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When Jackie Coogan Had His Hair Cut

Masculinity, Maturity, and the Movies in the 1920s

Peter W. Lee

bob in his next film, Johnny Get Your Hair Cut , that was released the following year, 1927. Coogan’s haircut, performed in October 1926, symbolized the boy’s larger enculturation, homosocialization, and transition into adolescence in the 1920s

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Giancarlo Gasperoni

On 30 October 2008, there was a general strike of school staff in protest

against Law No. 133 (the three-year budgetary law), which was passed

on 6 August 2008, and legislative Decree No. 137 (the so-called Gelmini

decree) of 1 September 2008, which was due to become law on the eve

of the strike. The former measure called for a major reduction in school

personnel, while the latter embodied the education policy of the new

center-right government and the new minister of education, Mariastella

Gelmini. Central elements of the legislation included the introduction

of the so-called single teacher and the restoration of marks awarded for

behavior. The strike was almost unanimous in that it was called by all

the major trade union organizations—a rare occurrence (although the

trade union COBAS had gone on strike alone on 17 October).

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Laurie Johnson

these versions that are not in the other – with discussion of Q1 focusing instead on whether it ‘cuts’ or ‘remembers’ any of these lines. 1 By contrast, my focus here will be on Q1 lines that are without analogues in Q2 or F – which I have undertaken

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Ted Nannicelli

analyze a number of formal features, including shot duration, across successive cuts of Pearlman's 2016 short film, Woman with an Editing Bench. They find that the intuitive revisions that Pearlman made actually track a progression toward fractal

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Responsible Doubt and Embodied Conviction

The Infrastructure of British Equestrian Horse/Human ‘Partnership’

Rosie Jones McVey

. On the other hand, ‘tuning into’ the dyadic operation of horse and rider communication requires the ability to ‘cut networks’ and simplify and streamline infrastructural indeterminacies, in order to cultivate coherence, clarity and conviction when

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Echoes of austerity

Policy, temporality, and public health in South Africa

Theodore Powers

accompanying the HIV/AIDS activist to a meeting of the Western Cape Coalition against Public Health Cuts, a broad alliance of public sector health workers, health activists, and trade unions. The drive over to the coalition meeting was short, as the gathering

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Visual Responses to Audio-Visual Asynchrony in Music Videos

Thorbjörn Swenberg and Simon Carlgren

tool to separate perceived phenomenological unity between audio and vision from possible perceptual disarrays between the two. We analyze what possible effects synchronization of cuts to the beats of a musical rhythm may have for viewer perception and

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Shaping Edits, Creating Fractals

A Cinematic Case Study

James E. Cutting and Karen Pearlman

not simply whether this is the case in a finished film, but whether, in the process of shaping the film's logic, the editor also unconsciously moved toward fractal structures in these material elements as she cut successive drafts. Before delving into