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Elisha P. Renne

Indeed, local government chairmen in states such as Borno and Yobe are in particularly difficult positions, as they are targets both of Ministry of Health officials and anti-government Boko Haram members. Aside from pressure on local government leaders and parents, in some areas, parental permission is circumvented altogether through the mass immunisation of children on public transport vehicles (‘transport teams’) or in

in The politics of vaccination
Britta Lundgren and Martin Holmberg

their responsibility for social services, schools, public transport, etc.). We had been thinking about this for years, and this was interesting because the pandemic was one of the few things happening in the world where we actually were well prepared. For ten years we had worked out pandemic plans in Sweden and the EU. And we had a very obvious rehearsal with bird flu some years earlier. So we

in The politics of vaccination
The case of community initiatives promoting cycling and walking in São Paulo and London
Tim Schwanen and Denver V. Nixon

in the neoliberalised city, often through prefigurative politics (Yates, 2015 ). Moreover, walking and cycling are, on balance, the most just forms of everyday urban mobility. Even if both are increasingly co-opted by entrepreneurial and speculative urban regeneration efforts, restrictions on access to them and their imprints on cities (air pollution, greenhouse gases, noise, congestion, differentiation between haves and have-nots, evictions and displacement) tend to be considerably lower for them than for public transport and private automobiles. The remainder

in Urban transformations and public health in the emergent city
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Kevin Harrison and Tony Boyd

authorities were increasingly providing utilities like gas and electricity, public transport, and amenities like parks, swimming baths and libraries. pacifism The belief that violence in any cause is morally wrong and should not be resorted to in order to pursue political goals in domestic or foreign policy. Pacifism is particularly associated with religious movements

in Understanding political ideas and movements
Kevin Harrison and Tony Boyd

struggle unjustifiably postpones the need to reform society along environmental lines. Planning, tax, regulations and other reforms are needed now to encourage a green lifestyle, including recycling, greater use of public transport and energy efficiency. Liberal environmentalism Liberals argue that the ‘market’ can help solve most environmental problems. The key issue is that ‘public

in Understanding political ideas and movements
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Security, mobility, liberals, and Christians
Luis Lobo-Guerrero

had recommended to him by saying ‘it will make you a local anywhere’, and entered the address where he was expected within the next hour. From there on he followed the visual and audio instructions emitted by his phone and reached his destination in thirty-five minutes. With the aid of the public transport network and its information maps as well as with the smartphone, the navigation application, and

in Security/ Mobility
Robert Mackay

per month was a tiresome constraint on social activity. Since this minority came mainly from the articulate middle classes, who had greater access to the media, its views tended to be heard more at the time and to survive disproportionately in the record. But when most people travelled it was by public transport. Here the effect of the war was simply to reduce the number of buses and trains available. Conscription reduced the workforce of busdrivers, conductors and maintenance workers; the conversion of the motor industry to the production of military vehicles and

in Half the battle
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Continuous theatre for a creative city
David Calder

’s tallest metal parking structure to provide easier access to the Machines de l’île. Pedestrian crosswalks now facilitate movement to and from this structure, and by extension between the creative quarter and the memorial park. (Accessing the Naves via public transport is slightly more difficult; one may take Line 1 of the tram to the Chantiers Navals stop, but this tramline is on the northern bank of the Loire. Riders must alight from the train and then cross the Anne de Bretagne bridge on foot.) The stark contemporary structure of La Fabrique, attached to the

in Street theatre and the production of postindustrial space
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Putting the countryside back to work
David Calder

service’ requirements as the medical profession or public transport.38 In this instance the importance of the arts to local economies had the effect of making creative labour mandatory. Jean-Paul Sêtre, architect of Corbigny’s cultural policy, took advantage of Boulaud’s animosity toward the striking intermittents to expand Corbigny’s cultural offerings. Initially Sêtre offered Metalovoice and another striking Nevers-based company, TéATR’éPROUVèTe, space in the Saint Leonard Abbey, an eighteenth-century Benedictine abbey repurposed as a cultural centre. TéATR

in Street theatre and the production of postindustrial space
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The imaginary archaeology of redevelopment
David Calder

complete. A projet phare should have the same effect. The Carré de Soie shopping centre, however, instilled more doubt than confidence. Residents welcomed the increased public transport (an extension of the Lyon subway, numerous bus routes, and a new express tramway connecting the Carré de Soie to Lyon city centre and the LyonSaint Exupéry airport). But the shopping centre as projet phare shed light on the commercial intentions of developers. The shopping centre features large chain stores indistinguishable from those at Lyon’s vast Part Dieu shopping mall; it is more

in Street theatre and the production of postindustrial space