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Environmental Uncertainty and Local Knowledge
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Release date: 2012-09-06

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Environmental Uncertainty and Local Knowledge

Southeast Asia as a Laboratory of Global Ecological Change

Southeast Asia is a laboratory showing current worldwide ecological issues. This book shows the human landscape of risk and uncertainty in a dynamic region.
Thick Space
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Thick Space

Approaches to Metropolitanism

Could the concepts of »metropolitanism« and »thick space« aid our understanding of urban change? This collection offers new approaches to the complex dynamics of large-scale urbanization.
Past and Present Energy Societies
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Release date: 2012-05-07

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Past and Present Energy Societies

How Energy Connects Politics, Technologies and Cultures

Abundant, salutary, problematic – energy shapes history. The volume analyzes discourses of energy and their materialization into technical systems, media and consumer practice.
Urban Life-Worlds in Motion
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Release date: 2012-03-29

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Urban Life-Worlds in Motion

African Perspectives

This book examines the development of new lifestyles and cultural phenomena in fast growing, vibrant and creative African cities as well as the transnational networks these dynamic processes are based on.
Between Self-Determination and Social Technology
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Release date: 2011-04-29

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Between Self-Determination and Social Technology

Medicine, Biopolitics and the New Techniques of Procedural Management

This book shows how autonomy, participation, ethics, and dialog work as new self-management technologies in the medical field.
Historico-genetic Theory of Culture
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Release date: 2011-04-18

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Historico-genetic Theory of Culture

On the Processual Logic of Cultural Change

In the age of life sciences, the question of how nature and culture are connected is more important than ever. This volume provides a new understanding of natural and cultural history, as well as of the development of cognition.
Implanted Minds
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Release date: 2011-01-11

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Implanted Minds

The Neuroethics of Intracerebral Stem Cell Transplantation and Deep Brain Stimulation

An up-to-date contribution on ethical questions of modern medicine: do procedures like deep brain stimulation or stem cell transplants interfere with one's personality?
Urban Hacking
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Release date: 2010-10-11

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Urban Hacking

Cultural Jamming Strategies in the Risky Spaces of Modernity

Guerrilla art and communication: A book about the chances of subversive intervention and re-appropriation practices in contested urban spaces.
The Diversification of Health
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Release date: 2010-08-02

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The Diversification of Health

Politics of Large-Scale Cooperation in Nutrition Science

Health in a parallel universe – how nutritional science solves its problem by multiplying ideas of health.
Care in Practice
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Release date: 2010-05-27

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Care in Practice

On Tinkering in Clinics, Homes and Farms

This volume provides new perspectives of healthcare which no longer oppose human care and the use of technology. Instead, it points out the mutual pervasions of health care practice and technology.
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