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,
series editors This series presents ... Culture edited by Benjamin Peters
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
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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: 70.82 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 ...

Insurgent Citizenship

Author: James Holston
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691130217
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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.

The Fabric Of Space

Author: Matthew Gandy
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262028255
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In this book, Matthew Gandy considers the cultural and material significance of water through the experiences of six cities: Paris, Berlin, Lagos, Mumbai, Los Angeles, and London.

Engineers Of Happy Land

Author: Rudolf Mrázek
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691091624
Size: 34.72 MB
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Based on close reading of historical documents--poetry as much as statistics--and focused on the conceptualization of technology, this book is an unconventional evocation of late colonial Netherlands East Indies (today Indonesia).

Global Africa

Author: Dorothy Hodgson
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520962516
Size: 57.21 MB
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The volume documents the significant global connections, circulations, and contributions that African people, ideas, and goods have made throughout the world—from the United States and South Asia to Latin America, Europe, and elsewhere.

Shi I Cosmopolitanisms In Africa

Author: Mara A. Leichtman
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 0253016053
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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.