Owners of the Map: Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangk…
On May 19, 2010, the Royal Thai Army deployed tanks, snipers, and war weapons to disperse the thousands of Red Shirts protesters who had taken over the commercial center of Bangkok to demand democratic elections and an end to inequality. Key to this mobilization were motorcycle taxi drivers, who slowed down, filtered, and severed mobility in the area, claiming a prominent role in national politics and ownership over the city and challenging state hegemony. Four years later, on May 20, 2014,…
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On May 19, 2010, the Royal Thai Army deployed tanks, snipers, and war weapons to disperse the thousands of Red Shirts protesters who had taken over the commercial center of Bangkok..
ISBN 10 : 6162150356
ISBN 13 : 9786162150357
Red Journeys is a firsthand account of the emergence and expansion of the red-shirt protests in Bangkok that took place in 2010. It traces the origins of the protest, focusing on t..
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Based on fieldwork conducted over the past fifteen years, "Siege of the Spirits" is an in-depth ethnography of a tiny community, Pom Mahakan, which dwells at the historic heart of ..
ISBN 10 : 949231116X
ISBN 13 : 9789492311160
An inspiring monograph that takes an in-depth look at the work of San Francisco-based Studio O+A. The company has created an inspiring range of office environments that have change..
ISBN 10 : 9780822387138
ISBN 13 : 0822387131
What happens when the market tries to help the poor? In many parts of the world today, neoliberal development programs are offering ordinary people the tools of free enterprise as ..
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The year 2008 marks the beginning of the baby boomer retirement avalanche just as the different demographics in advanced and most developing countries are becoming more pronounced...
ISBN 10 : 9780520276109
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Can forests think? Do dogs dream? In this astonishing book, Eduardo Kohn challenges the very foundations of anthropology, calling into question our central assumptions about what i..