Laura Rival

Laura Rival is Associate Professor at Oxford University, where she teaches various courses relating to the anthropology of nature, society, and development. Her research interests include anthropology and interdisciplinarity; Amerindian conceptualizations of nature and society; historical and political ecology; development, conservation and environmental policies in Latin America; sustainability in the Anthropocene; and indigenous theories of human development. She is currently working on a book about the agroecology movement.

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How Will Temporary Possessions Make Us Happier?

Theorizing the Contemporary

How Will Temporary Possessions Make Us Happier?

It is not just Generation Rent that seeks the flexibility of not owning stuff; all of us living or working in networked cities around the world will have experi... More