Democracy S Infrastructure

Author: Antina von Schnitzler
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400882990
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This investigation of democracy from the perspective of infrastructure reframes the conventional story of South Africa’s transition, foregrounding the less visible remainders of apartheid and challenging readers to think in more material ...

Hydraulic City

Author: Nikhil Anand
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822373599
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In Hydraulic City Nikhil Anand explores the politics of Mumbai's water infrastructure to demonstrate how citizenship emerges through the continuous efforts to control, maintain, and manage the city's water.

Biomedical Odysseys

Author: Priscilla Song
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400885280
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Princeton. Studies. in. Culture. and. Technology. Tom Boellstorff and Bill Maurer,
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Democracy's Infrastructure: Techno-Politics and Protest after Apartheid by Antina
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Post Soviet Social

Author: Stephen J. Collier
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400840422
Size: 45.84 MB
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The book's basic finding--that neoliberal reforms provide a justification for redistribution and social welfare, and may work to preserve the norms and forms of social modernity--lays the groundwork for a critical revision of conventional ...

Infrastructures And Social Complexity

Author: Penelope Harvey
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317224353
Size: 54.78 MB
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Offering a rich set of empirically detailed and conceptually sophisticated studies of infrastructural systems and experiments, present and past, contributors to this volume address both the transformative potential of infrastructural ...

Endangered City

Author: Austin Zeiderman
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822374188
Size: 75.44 MB
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In Endangered City, Austin Zeiderman focuses on this new political imperative to govern the present in anticipation of future harm.

Pipe Politics Contested Waters

Author: Lisa Björkman
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822375214
Size: 61.61 MB
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In Pipe Politics, Contested Waters, Lisa Björkman shows how an elite dream to transform Mumbai into a "world class" business center has wreaked havoc on the city’s water pipes.

Insurgent Citizenship

Author: James Holston
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691130217
Size: 75.59 MB
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This book examines the insurgence of democratic citizenship in the urban peripheries of São Paulo, Brazil, its entanglement with entrenched systems of inequality, and its contradiction in violence.

Shi I Cosmopolitanisms In Africa

Author: Mara A. Leichtman
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253016053
Size: 49.87 MB
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Mara A. Leichtman offers an in-depth study of Shi‘i Islam in two very different communities in Senegal: the well-established Lebanese diaspora and Senegalese "converts" from Sunni to Shi‘i Islam of recent decades.

In The Public S Interest

Author: Gautam Bhan
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 0820350087
Size: 59.55 MB
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This book studies the recent legacy of basti “evictions” in Delhi—mass clearings of some of the city’s poorest neighborhoods—as a way to understand how the urban poor are disenfranchised in the name of “public interest” and, ...