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 ...

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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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.

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 ...

Endangered City

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

Infrastructures And Social Complexity

Author: Penelope Harvey
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317224345
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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 ...

In The Public S Interest

Author: Gautam Bhan
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 0820350087
Size: 47.64 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, ...

Material Politics

Author: Andrew Barry
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111852909X
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In Material Politics, author Andrew Barry reveals that as we are beginning to attend to the importance of materials in political life, materials has become increasingly bound up with the production of information about their performance, ...

Modes Of Uncertainty

Author: Paul Rabinow
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022625710X
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While not ignoring previous scholarship on risk, this volume provides new analytical tools and case studies for understanding the many forms of uncertainty prevalent today. What kinds of truth claims about the future are common?

Pipe Politics Contested Waters

Author: Lisa Björkman
Publisher: Duke University Press Books
ISBN: 9780822359692
Size: 52.98 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.