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Urban and Urbanization

Following the Footsteps of Caretakers: Parque do Flamengo

"This perceptual shift —understanding garbage collectors as caretakers—was not only happening because I was suddenly going to Parque do Flamengo everyday, but also because at this moment we are experiencing a heightened awareness of what it means 'to take care' of our bodies and of each other."

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Ana Corrêa do Lago

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Urban and Urbanization

Following the Footsteps of Caretakers: Parque do Flamengo

"This perceptual shift —understanding garbage collectors as caretakers—was not only happening because I was suddenly going to Parque do Flamengo everyday, but also because at this moment we are experiencing a heightened awareness of what it means 'to take care' of our bodies and of each other."

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Ana Corrêa do Lago

Environment

Wolves, ecologies of fear, and the affective challenges of coexistence

Wolves and other large predators make their presence felt in the wider landscape. We investigate how to grasp this affective challenge to living in a multispecies world where coexistence never comes in ‘neutral’.

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Thorsten Gieser & Erica von Essen

Racialization and Racism

Relations of Power: The U.S. Capitol Insurrection, White Supremacy and US Democracy

To locate white supremacy within the realm of militias, mobs, and Trumpism not only misunderstands white supremacy as a structuring relation, but also reinforces it by reducing it to the extraordinary and spectacular, and within the worldview of extremists. Rather, we maintain that white supremacy must be understood as a political economic and racial project that spans ideologies and political commitments within the operations of the liberal, settler state.

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Anne Bonds, Joshua Inwood

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