ANT102H5 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Gender Identity, Langkawi, Aghori

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Reading 1: fracking big ben: science, policy and fractivism in the united kingdom. Fracking; the process of injecting liquid at high pressure into subterranean rocks, boreholes, etc. , so as to force open existing fissures and extract oil or gas. Fractivist; person opposed to liberating hydrocarbons from their dark prison underground. Rigs are being used for fracking in london downtown, which are loud, noisy, causing polluting and causing inevitable traffic delays with signs warning them about fracking & danger hydrochloric acids. These high profile fractivities call anthropological attention through analysis and engagement. The project risks sidelining pedestrians, routinized, and consequential aspects of fracking regulation that go unexamined. A project on the ordinary life of fracking in britain was funded through canada"s social sciences and humanities research council project. Questions about the scientific, court"s, decision makers and shale gas firms arise. These questions will allow one to take fractivities to the parliament and proposed drilling sites in rural england.

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