Good ramps, bad ramps: Centralized design standards and disability access in urban Russian infrastructure
Accessible design seeks to reconfigure the social by restructuring the material. As the idea moves globally, it becomes entwined in local logics of moral obligations between citizens and the state. Wheelchair users in the city of Petrozavodsk, in northwestern Russia, talk about
Hello trusty readers. Check out November’s haul for “In The Journals,” and be sure to check out the special issue of Science, Technology, and Human Values: Feminist Postcolonial Technosciences.
Memory, body, and the online researcher: Following Russian street demonstrations via social media (open access)
Patty A. Gray
The Moscow street demonstrations of 2011–12 were the largest
Hello everyone! Please check out our roundup for the second half of the month. Also, the current issue of Hau has a symposium on Webb Keane’s Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories (2016) that may be of interest, with contributions by Cheryl Mattingly, Rita Astuti, James Laidlaw, Nicholas Harkness, C. Jason Throop, Richard Schweder, and Webb Keane himself.
Check out the first instalment of this month’s In the Journals!
Critical public health
Global mental health and its critics: moving beyond the impasse (open access)
The field of Global Mental Health has very quickly engendered a new institutional and research landscape, having recently established a number of its own research centres and training programmes. Under the