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An Infrastructural Event: Making Sense of Panama's Drought

Beyond the Big Ditch: Politics, ecology, and infrastructure at the Panama Canal. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Carse, A. 2017. Keyword: Infrastructure – How a humble engineering term shaped the modern world. In Harvey,. P.; Jensen, C.B. and Morita, A. (Eds), Infrastructures and social complexity: A Routledge companion, ...


Attention to infrastructure offers a welcome reconfiguration of

And politics have propelled infrastructures into the limelight in recent years. Human beings are busily building and designing their way into the future, working with ..... Carse, Ashley. 2014. Beyond the Big Ditch: Politics, Ecology and Infrastructure at the. Panama Canal. Cambridge, Mass: The MIT Press. Carse, Ashley. 2012.

Bear_Attention to infrastructure_2017.pdf

Maynard - MAPS Capstone - Nicaragua Canal

extensive experience in construction management and infrastructure development, as well as Wang Jing being a businessman ... has no previous experience building any infrastructures, specifically of this magnitude. ..... In his book Beyond the Big Ditch, Ashley Carse uses the Panama Canal as a case study of the complex ...

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This article appeared in a journal published by Elsevier. The

STS beyond the “modern infrastructure ideal”: Extending theory by engaging with infrastructure challenges in the ... extension in the South, often taking a political ecology approach that underscores the historical and ... The evolution of large technical systems (LTS) has been an important topic in STS. Studies have focused ...


Expanding Sanitary Infrastructure and the Shaping of River History

infrastructures has shaped its ecological characteristics and consequently influenced communities' .... basins and the complex interactions of the physical riverine environment and the political economy of urban river ... 19th and 20th centuries as this is when urban sanitary infrastructure was introduced on a large scale.


The Politics and Poetics of Infrastructure

Aug 21, 2013 ... infrastructures. Although for years anthropology has played with the metaphor of infrastructure to refer to everything from Marxist analyses of base/superstructure relations to Saussure's langue/parole dis- tinction, to .... particular ecological, legal, political, and industrial techniques native to that area. But as it ...


Population Distribution, Urbanization, Internal Migration

practically all urban population growth will take place in poor countries, and that a large proportion of the .... influenced by non-environmental, that is to say, social , economic and political factors which are hard to predict. In some ... The ecological impact of cities is not limited to their local environment, but has a regional and.


The Fabric of Space: Water, Modernity and the Urban Imagination

entrance to the Panama Canal? Would sea water, the ... political ecology, nor is it straightforward advocacy and policy prescription. ..... as infrastructure? What might an attention to these in- frastructures—infrastructures that sit alongside but not within the managerial rhythms of modernist states—re- veal? How might we ...


The Global Information Technology Report 2014

1. Readiness Landscape and Rewards and Risks of Big Data. 1.1 The Networked Readiness Index 2014: 3. Benchmarking ICT Uptake in a World of Big Data ..... of many countries to develop and update their ICT infrastructures. Countries such as Chile, Panama,. Uruguay, and Colombia have made significant progress.


The globalization of crime - A transnational organized crime threat

and politics, and hindering development. And it is ... than the big picture. Without a global perspective there cannot be evidence-based policy. UNODC has produced this first-ever Transnational. Organized Crime Threat Assessment to fill a know- ledge gap and ... Second, states have to look beyond borders to pro- tect their ...


Elden 2017 - Legal Terrain

Elden: Legal terrain—the political materiality of territory. 1. Legal terrain—the political ... Verticality, Volume, Infrastructure' symposium, University of Oslo, 3 March 2017; and as a department seminar at the ...... Davis, 'The Force of Things: Constructing the Panama Canal' 4 Landscape Research Record (2015). 73; B Milligan ...



Dec 16, 2016 ... In the regional context of Central America, the Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal presupposes ... context of the tumultuous political history of Central America and the current geopolitical unrest linked to global ..... entire world trade, the geopolitical importance of the Panama Canal is beyond any doubt.


River Cities: Historical and Contemporary 2015 Dumbarton Oaks

May 9, 2015 ... research—how this slow motion physical and political change takes place at the Triveni Sangam every year. ... sewage, performing vital ecological and infrastructural services that often render it an intolerable neighbor. .... channel and as an outlet for the discharge of industrial and residential wastewater.


Innovative markets for sustainable agriculture - How innovations in

Role of cooperatives in linking sustainable agro-ecological farming practices to markets ..... the public sector to build market infrastructure, integrate sustainable agriculture into private and public education and ... a key role in providing legitimate political and physical spaces for multiple actors to jointly create and share ...


The Changing Global Distribution of Malaria

are geography, evolutionary history of flora and fauna, infrastructure, and land use. It is due to ... spreading far beyond their evolutionary origins in Africa and Southeast Asia. Even now, a ..... malaria and eliminating yellow fever in the Panama Canal Zone—informed by successful vector control strategies in. Havana and ...


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Identity Politics in the Design of Nayong Pilipino (Philippine Village) and the ... Monitor Low-Carbon Programs in the Pursuit of Ecological Governance ... Infrastructures of. Colonial Modernity. Public Works in Manila from the late 19th to the early 20th Centuries. INTRODUCTION. Colonial Manila at the latter half of the 19th.


Aviation Benefits Beyond Borders 2014 Report

employment, trade links, tourism and support for sustainable development through air transport. April 2014. AVIATION. BENEFITS. BEYOND. BORDERS .... in vital infrastructure. Unlike other transport modes, the air transport industry pays for a vast majority of its own infrastructure costs (runways, airport terminals, air traffic ...


Water resources systems planning and management: an

sheds to those encompassing large river basins and coastal zones – in a ... involves science and it also involves people and politics. It is a challenge, but ..... Infrastructure 328. 2.1. Watershed Hydrological Models 328. 2.1.1. Classification of Hydrological Models 329. 2.1.2. Hydrological Processes: Surface Water 329. 2.1.3.


The Competitiveness of Global Port-Cities: Synthesis Report

Infrastructure Australia, International Association Cities Ports (AIVP), Inter American Committee for. Ports, International Transport Forum (ITF), Florence School of Regulation, Cargo Edições Lda, Logistics. Portugal, International Forum on Shipping, Ports and Airports (IFSPA), Port of Amsterdam, Port of. Rotterdam, Port of ...


Dredge Landscapes:

From river control to erosion fences, a diverse array of human activities manipulates sediments and change landscapes. This panel explores the emerging role of landscape architects in using dredged material as a resource, the role of sediments in coastal resilience, and dredge landscapes as habitable places rather than ...

FRI-B04_Dredge Landscapes.pdf