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The restructuring of work in Britain
Louise Amoore

‘powerless state’ to call globalisation into question (Weiss, 1998; Hirst and Thompson, 1996) – essentially favouring internationalisation as an explanatory device. What both positions overlook and obscure is the representation and reproduction of globalisation, in large part through the debates taking place within and across national capitalisms. A central source of the diversity and contestedness of globalisation is the differentiated meanings generated through the webs of power that constitute competing forms of capitalism. In chapter 2 I discussed the use of Polanyi

in Globalisation contested
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Why gardening has limited success growing inclusive communities
Hannah Pitt

things which reinforced relationships:  ‘you get the sense of ownership, and pride in developing something beautiful, and functional, and you get to share those feelings with everyone else involved’ (volunteer, Garden two). Having cooperated in place-​making, gardeners shared pride in the results and had enduring reifications of their relationships (Wenger, 1998). This required individuals to feel they had influence (McMillan and Chavis, 1986), hence lack of participation at Garden one inhibited sense of community. As communities of shared interest in place practical

in Urban gardening and the struggle for social and spatial justice
In defence of the Irish essay
Karen Babine

functional differences between genres and provides an excellent counterpoint to Hand, as a transitional moment to consider the connections between fiction and non-fiction, between narrative and lyric work, and to stretch the definition, to apply these ideas to the difference between memoir and essay: I am emphasizing the fictive, fanciful, inventive element of novels not to suggest that novels do not have regard to the real world, but to make a case for the qualitatively different relationship that essay writing forges between a writer and the world and between the writer

in Unfolding Irish landscapes
Listening in/to Tim Robinson
Gerry Smyth

which resonates in relation to that which cannot achieve representation within discourse. 177 178 Gerry Smyth As might be expected, there is a political as well as a philosophical dimension to listening. In his analysis of the ecological implications of Heidegger’s work, Charles Taylor differentiates between two principal forms of contemporary protest against ‘the unreflecting growth of technological society’.26 The first, which he describes as ‘shallow’, represents an attitude toward the natural world which is ‘grounded ultimately on human purposes’.27 The second

in Unfolding Irish landscapes