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Lennart J. Lundqvist

2579Ch3 12/8/03 11:47 AM Page 54 3 Up or down with the ecology cycle? Strategies for temporally rational ecological governance Political terms and ecological cycles Next budget and next election; dominant time spans in politics From the early nineteenth century onwards, the dominant political view of time was one of continuous ‘progress’ with the state at the centre of change (Ekengren 1998:30). This linear conception of time is, however, just one possible view. Political time can also be seen as (series of) distinct events or as connected points that have

in Sweden and ecological governance
T.K. Ralebitso-Senior, T.J.U. Thompson, and H.E. Carney

In the mid-1990s, the crime scene toolkit was revolutionised by the introduction of DNA-based analyses such as the polymerase chain reaction, low copy number DNA analysis, short-tandem repeat typing, pulse-field gel electrophoresis and variable number tandem repeat. Since then, methodological advances in other disciplines, especially molecular microbial ecology, can now be adapted for cutting-edge applications in forensic contexts. Despite several studies and discussions, there is, however, currently very little evidence of these techniques adoption at the contemporary crime scene. Consequently, this article discusses some of the popular omics and their current and potential exploitations in the forensic ecogenomics of body decomposition in a crime scene. Thus, together with published supportive findings and discourse, knowledge gaps are identified. These then justify the need for more comprehensive, directed, concerted and global research towards state-of-the-art microecophysiology method application and/or adaptation for subsequent successful exploitations in this additional context of microbial forensics.

Human Remains and Violence: An Interdisciplinary Journal
Mel Bunce

communications in the future. But we know that, in our new information ecology, trust is more vital than ever before. We must support media institutions and citizens as they seek out trustworthy sources. Bibliography Allcott , H. and Gentzkow , M. ( 2017 ), ‘ Social Media and Fake News in the 2016 Election ’, Journal of Economic Perspectives , 31 : 2 , 211 – 36 . Aly , H. ( 2017 ), ‘ Media Perspectives: A Means to an End? Creating a Market for Humanitarian News from Africa

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
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Brad Evans

of selfhood and right to participate in this world. Moreover, violence is absolutely integral to the markings of subjectivity, setting apart claims about identity, along with notions of civility and barbarism. Violence is always mediated through expressed dichotomies between acceptable and unacceptable behaviours, between the right to punish and the intolerable transgression, between the force of normative law and the terror of the minority. In fact, there is an entire political ecology at work in the very diagnosis of something as political violence in itself

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Positioning, Politics and Pertinence
Natalie Roberts

5 October 2021 ). Redfield , P. ( 2015 ), ‘ Medical Vulnerability, or Where There is No Kit ’, Limn , Issue 5: Ebola’s Ecologies, https://limn.it/articles/medical-vulnerability-or-where-there-is-no-kit/ (accessed 5 October 2021

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Governing Precarity through Adaptive Design
Mark Duffield

: Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) ). Holling , C. S. ( 1973 ), ‘ Resilience and Stability of Ecological Systems ’, Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics , 4 , 1 – 23 . Hosein , G. and Nyst , C . ( 2013 ), Aiding Surveillance: An Exploration of How Development and Humanitarian Aid Initiatives are Enabling Surveillance in Developing Countries ( London : Privacy International ). HPG ( 2018 ), A Design Experiment: Imagining Alternative Humanitarian Action

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An ecocritical examination of the birds of Bergman
Linda Haverty Rugg

expression in Timothy Morton’s 2007 book, Ecology without Nature , where he describes a ‘poetics of ambience’ that is the distinguishing feature of what he calls ‘ecomimesis’. To put it simply, ecomimesis is a representational practice in literature and art which attempts to recreate the experience of nature, as when Wordsworth writes about daffodils or a film incorporates images, light, and sound to give the impression of a particular place or time in nature. Ecomimesis, writes Morton, ‘involves a poetics of

in Ingmar Bergman
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Jen Archer-Martin and Julieanna Preston

inject another voice – of non-human or more-than-human material ecologies – further expanding Fisher and Tronto’s world care through contemporary post-human and new materialist thinking to explore the potential for affective care in material labours of repair. Emboldened by a post-human new materialist understanding of agency, we suggest that this is not just a species activity, but a labour co-performed by a caring ecology of ontologically diverse agents ( Figure 6.1 ). Figure 6.1 A woman-machine named Desiré, alert, poised, ready to start In this chapter

in Performing care
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Alternative pasts, sustainable futures
David Calder

orchard’s green space. At the time of writing only 37 hectares of orchard remain, and the Ministry of Ecology protects just over eight of those. Many of the remaining walls (17 kilometres of the original 600) are in disrepair. Nevertheless, the fruit persists. Granted use of 800 square metres within the Murs à pêches (including the building formerly occupied by the auto garage), Fer à Coudre co-founders Charnay, Dubus, and Sophie Belotte were impressed by the resilience of the area’s plant life. They decided, in Dubus’s words, to ‘recount, via the realisation of iron

in Street theatre and the production of postindustrial space
The paradoxes of sustainability and Michel Houellebecq’s The Possibility of an Island
Hannes Bergthaller

for individual health, spiritual wellbeing and a ‘more natural lifestyle’ (Emerich 2011: 137). Looking at LOHAS advertising and trade magazines, one begins to suspect that the true office of sustainability may have been to make deep ecology safe for consumer capitalism. While these two versions of sustainability are in many ways quite distinct, both indicate just how deeply the concept has become ingrained in the political, economic and social status quo. They highlight how talk of sustainability has become a way of expressing our desire to change things so as to

in Literature and sustainability