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Louise Amoore

government can do about the twists and turns of world markets in a global economy’. Under the heading of ‘globalisation’, a recent IMF paper noted that ‘The last decade of the 20th century has been marked by immense changes in the world economy. The new phase of the technological revolution and the far-reaching internationalisation of capital have changed the patterns of economic performance … Hence, on the eve of the new century, there are not only mounting structural problems, but several new issues that must be addressed properly’ (2000b: 6). A similarly process

in Globalisation contested
Landscape, mobility and politics after the crash
Denis Linehan

the Association of American Geographers 85, 3: 494–520. Ronayne, M. (2008) ‘The state we’re in on the eve of World Archaeological Congress (WAC) 6: archaeology in Ireland vs corporate takeover’, Public Archaeology 7, 2: 114–29. Sheller, M. and Urry, J. (2000) ‘The city and the car’, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 24, 4: 737–57. Sheridan, B. (2011) ‘Making sense of our motorway sculptures’. Kildare Nationalist, 31 May,, accessed 1 June 2011. Sontag, S

in Spacing Ireland
Considerations and consequences
Thomas Sutherland

utterly commonplace – even banal – to the extent that to critique it might seem pedantic. But in fact what we face is a discourse, especially in relation to the processes of globalisation, that takes flow to be a natural and unproblematic way of describing the 176 (In)formalising temporalities and mobilities of digital, networked capitalism. I wish to challenge this, demonstrating that flow is not simply a neutral category, but rather, is a historically contingent mode of representation and givenness. Luc Boltanski and Ève Chiapello (2007: 143) describe it as, ‘an

in Time for mapping
Małgorzata Jakimów

, Georgia and Kyrgyzstan, when all social organisations registered as businesses or commercial entities were called on to renew their licences (Ho, 2008b : 23), or on the eve of any major anniversaries such as 4 June, the National Day, when some organisations experienced instances of their email accounts or phone lines being hacked into. 18 However, since 2012, crackdowns have become a more permanent feature of migrant NGOs’ existence, and have lost their circular character. They can vary from tacit pressure on

in China’s citizenship challenge