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Durham Research Online (DRO) is the University’s Open Access repository for publications. The primary purpose of DRO is to provide open access to publications authored by staff and students affiliated with Durham University.

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Stephen Robertson. B C, Before Computers: On Information Technology from Writing to the Age of Digital Data. x + 161 pp., illus., bibl., indexes. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, 2020. £18.95 (paper); ISBN 9781800640290. Cloth and e-book available. (2024)
Journal Article
Hsiung, H. (2024). Stephen Robertson. B C, Before Computers: On Information Technology from Writing to the Age of Digital Data. x + 161 pp., illus., bibl., indexes. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, 2020. £18.95 (paper); ISBN 9781800640290. Cloth and e-book available. Isis: A Journal of the History of Science Society, 115(2), 430-431. https://doi.org/10.1086/730238

A life of piety: aging and dying in a rural Sinhala Buddhist village (2024)
Journal Article
Udalagama, T. (online). A life of piety: aging and dying in a rural Sinhala Buddhist village. Journal of Religion, Spirituality and Aging, 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1080/15528030.2024.2370023

This paper explores the relationship between aging, care, and death in a rural village in Sri Lanka from an anthropological perspective. It examines how the Buddhist concept of merit acts as a link between these elements. Through a 14-month ethnograp... Read More about A life of piety: aging and dying in a rural Sinhala Buddhist village.

Turkey’s approach to the Arab spring revisited: political field and foreign policy in the AKP era (2024)
Journal Article
D’Alema, F. (online). Turkey’s approach to the Arab spring revisited: political field and foreign policy in the AKP era. Turkish Studies, https://doi.org/10.1080/14683849.2024.2365849

Drawing from Pierre Bourdieu’s field theory, this article sheds light on the relationship between the AKP’s foreign policy toward the Middle East and its twenty-year rule in Turkey. It argues that Turkish foreign policy can be understood by looking a... Read More about Turkey’s approach to the Arab spring revisited: political field and foreign policy in the AKP era.

Grappling with real property supremacy in US urban climate finance (2024)
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Wagner, J., Kear, M., Knuth, S., Zavareh Hofmann, S., & Taylor, Z. J. (online). Grappling with real property supremacy in US urban climate finance. City: analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action, 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1080/13604813.2024.2367922

In US cities, drives to secure property value against climate risks have become a preoccupation for mainstream climate finance. This real property bias sidelines non-owners and inhabitants of historically marginalized housing types, limiting their ca... Read More about Grappling with real property supremacy in US urban climate finance.