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Making work pay

, L. (2000) Eating Out: Social Differentiation, Consumption and Pleasure. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Wells, M. (1996) Strawberry Fields: Political Class and Work in California Agriculture. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. World Bank (2008) EU October 2008. In focus: an Update on Labor Migration from Poland. Washington, DC: World Bank, http://siteresources.worldbank.org/ ECAEXT/Resources/258598-1225385788249/infocuslaboroct08.pdf, accessed 9 June 2011. 57

in Spacing Ireland

political arenas where power is negotiated, won and lost. For the women who worked outside of the home (in part-time positions, or in community employment schemes), the workplace was a key site for recreation. It constituted an escape from the stresses and burdens of the domestic zone and, in line with other research (Dart, 2006), it was a crucial link into sustaining social networks. The blurring of distinctions between work and leisure evident here was replicated to an extent in the practicing of everyday obligations. The women’s social worlds were rooted in their

in Spacing Ireland
Tim Robinson as narrative scholar

political, particularly in the context of feminist theory.8 This study, however, invokes the term ‘narrative scholarship’ from its specific application for environmental criticism. Ecocritic Scott Slovic offers the following rationale for narrative scholarship: ‘We must not reduce our scholarship to an arid hyperintellectual game, devoid of smells and tastes, devoid of actual experience … [We must] analyze and explain literature through storytelling.’9 Within environmental criticism, what distinguishes this mode of enquiry is a conscious awareness of how the sensorial

in Unfolding Irish landscapes
The visual art of Tim Robinson/Timothy Drever

drives in Robinson’s work has been the political one of empowering those outside his particular disciplines to feel that they have a right to interact with them. Through his art practice he sought to overcome the segregation of art from the wider public through the elitist art market and a critical discourse directed in a language that excludes those who do not have the kind of education enjoyed by its writers. Although he studied and taught mathematics, Robinson turned to painting under the name Timothy Drever in Vienna in the early 1960s. His work from this period is

in Unfolding Irish landscapes
A trialogue

smellsYes. And there’s some cape flow almost from the work by Alex Rhys-Taylor mode of production? As of Goldsmiths College, capital alters the world, London, about this … he does that in turn alter the walks from Shoreditch into smellscape? central London and locates political change through altered smellscapes (see Rhys-Taylor, 2015). In that walk he says you can smell gentrification. Street food has become a large 78 Ephemerality/mobility part of the urban smellscape in the UK as the evenings witness outdoor bars sharing their clientele with gourmet food shacks. And

in Time for mapping
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Heterogeneous temporalities, algorithmic frames and subjective time in geomedia

, L. and Richardson, I. (eds) Studying Mobile Media: Cultural Technologies, Mobile Communications, and the iPhone. New York: Routledge, pp. 118–132. Virilio, P. (1986) Speed and Politics: An Essay on ‘Dromology’. New York: Colombia University.

in Time for mapping