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Cities and Urbanism

Shock Humor: Zaniness and the Freedom of Permanent Improvisation in Urban Tanzania

Where the Sidewalk Ends: Automobility and Shame in Tbilisi, Georgia

“It smells like a thousand angels marching”: The Salvific Sensorium in Rio de Janeiro’s Western <em>Subúrbios</em>

Ruderal Ecologies: Rethinking Nature, Migration, and the Urban Landscape in Berlin

What Gets Inside: Violent Entanglements and Toxic Boundaries in Mexico City

Auto-Construction Redux: The City as Method

An Idiotic Catalyst: Accelerating the Slowing Down of Thinking and Action

Framed by Freedom: Emancipation and Oppression in Post-Fordist Thailand

Excavating Legal Landscapes: Juridical Archaeology and the Politics of Bureaucratic Materiality in Bogotá, Colombia

Errance and Elsewheres among Africans Waiting to Restart Their Journeys in Dakar, Senegal

“Where there is fire, there is politics”: Ungovernability and Material Life in Urban South Africa

"The Taste No Chef Can Give": Processing Street Food in Mumbai

Becoming a Force in the Zone: Hedonopolitics, Masculinity, and the Quest for Respect on Haiti’s Streets

Bread, Freedom, Social Justice: The Egyptian Uprising and a Sufi Khidma

Ecologies of Investment: Crisis Histories and Brick Futures in Argentina

Homeownership in Israel: The Social Costs of Middle-Class Debt

Why Ethnography Matters: On Anthropology and Its Publics

Tokyo’s Commuter Train Suicides and the Society of Emergence

Formless: A Day at Lima’s Office of Formalization

Post/Socialist Affect: Ruination and Reconstruction of the Nation in Urban Vietnam

Progress and its Ruins: Ghosts, Migrants, and the Uncanny in Thailand

Counterfeiting the Nation? Skopje 2014 and the Politics of Nation Branding in Macedonia

Blackouts and Progress: Privatization, Infrastructure, and a Developmentalist State in Jimma, Ethiopia

The Global University, Area Studies, and the World Citizen: Neoliberal Geography's Redistribution of the "World"

Pressure: The PoliTechnics of Water Supply in Mumbai

Inhabiting Ocular Ground: Kinshasa's Future in the Light of Congo's Spectral Urban Politics

Making Time for the Children: Self-Temporalization and the Cultivation of the Antisuicidal Subject in South India

"They Come in Peasants and Leave Citizens": Urban Villages and the Making of Shenzhen, China

Flexible Citizenship in Dubai: Neoliberal Subjectivity in the Emerging 'City-Corporation'

Imperial Debris: Reflections on Ruins and Ruination