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Art and the temporalities of geomedia
Gavin MacDonald

, in the midst of a rapidly accelerating surveillance society, we can use the new found technical precision of space-time mapping as a rich and poignant means of asserting our own existential uniqueness. His media-specific configuration of time, space and embodiment gives us the opportunity to map global space-time in relation to our own movement through it. (Mitchell and Hansen, 2010: 110) As well as issues of power and control, artworks that employ these technologies enable us to reflect on our own participation in acts of timing and spacing,7 our own roles as

in Time for mapping
The restructuring of work in Britain
Louise Amoore

politicise restructuring is that the representation of globalisation in Britain is ‘naturalised’ so that the politics of restructuring are nullified. The problem is presented as technical and open to rational solutions, rather than as contestable. Contrary to the conspicuous efforts to remove the politics from discourses of globalisation and flexibility, it can be shown that the programmatic attempts to transform working practices are contradictory, contingent and contested. There is little doubt that Britain has become the embodiment of all that is presumed to be flexible

in Globalisation contested
Inclusive urban energy transformations in spaces of urban inequality
Federico Caprotti, Jon Phillips, Saska Petrova, Stefan Bouzarovski, Stephen Essex, Jiska de Groot, Lucy Baker, Yachika Reddy, and Peta Wolpe

guided by long-term visions, as well as the reluctance of unions and communities to engage with wider narratives of change. The embodiment of principles of energy justice in addressing these barriers, argue Goddard and Farrelly ( 2018 ), can provide ‘democratic legitimacy’ to efforts to bring about accelerated change in the energy sector, and turn adversarial actors into advocates. McCauley and Heffron ( 2018 ) define ‘just transitions’ as a way of moving towards post-carbon scenarios in ways that are both fair and equitable. Moving the debate

in African cities and collaborative futures
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The restructuring of work and production in the international political economy
Louise Amoore

Economist, 4 February 2000: 21), or as the embodiment of globalisation with ‘the whole world in their hands’ (The Sunday Times, 17 May 1998: 11). Meanwhile, for those who oppose or resist globalisation, the logos of the MNCs – the Nike ‘swoosh’, the McDonald’s golden arches, the Shell emblem – have become the archetypal symbols of global capitalism and the epitome of all that is wrong with globalisation. The dominant understanding of firms in the GPE represents the MNC as a unitary, coherent and bounded agent, pursuing global restructuring in a rational and linear fashion

in Globalisation contested
Louise Amoore

dichotomy between politics and economics emerged a focus that has conventionally provided the key terrain of debate in IPE – the relationships between states and markets. Gilpin has it that ‘the interaction of the state and the market’ represent the ‘embodiment of politics and economics in the modern world’ and that this ‘creates political economy’ (1987: 9–11). It is clear that states are Amoore_Global_03_Ch2 40 6/19/02, 12:12 PM IPE and global social change 41 viewed as the central units of political activity, while markets constitute an opposed economic realm. In

in Globalisation contested