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  • On the performativity of pill pricing : theory and reality in the economics of global pharmaceuticalization
  • Economy ; Globalization ; Industry ; Legislation ; Performativity ; Pharmaceutical industry ; Production cost
  • This article examines the use of tiered pricing” in the pharmaceuticals industry, where essential medicines are sold more cheaply in low-income than high-income countries to widen access. Yet it nonetheless urges retention of the performativity
  • concept, albeit suitably reworked. For, insofar as the industry demonstrates nominal commitment to the model and to the social principles associated with it, it performs valuable political work. Moreover, it does help perform the pharmaceutical economy
  • 2014
  • Do “good neighbors” enhance regional performances in including disabled people in the labor market? A spatial Markov chain approach
  • This study examines whether the performance of Italian regions in providing em-ployment of disabled people according to Law 68/99 can be affected by the perfor-mance of neighboring regions. The results show that good neighbors are important
  • in promoting the improvement of regions’ performance. However, the effects produced by bad neighbors should not be underestimated, especially when they are concentrat-ed in an area of the country and show a time-space persistence. The effect of a persistent
  • dualism on the performance of Italian regions with respect to the application of Law 68/99 represents a problem for policy-makers. Hence, they must seriously consider it, especially when regions with low efficiency scores are surrounded by neighbors
  • with poor efficiency score and show an unhealthy poorly performing labor market.
  • 2014
  • Reflections on doing the Expat Show : performing the global mobility industry
  • Economie ; Economie de la connaissance ; England ; Evaluation des performances ; Expatrié ; Foire ; Industrie ; London ; Mobilité ; Performativité ; Royaume-Uni
  • Economy ; England ; Expatriate ; Fair ; Industry ; Knowledge economy ; London ; Mobility ; Performativity ; United Kingdom
  • Following research that examines the performative nature of the economy, the paper sees the trade show as not merely a reflection of an industry sector, but as a space that produces it into being. Looking at the Global Mobility Industry, an industry
  • directed towards the management of expatriates, the paper uses narratives to uncover performance as a way to understand the practice of knowledge, specifically benchmarking about talent management, at the Expat Show in London, UK.
  • 2014
  • Livelihood shifts and gender performances : space and the negotiation for labor among East Africa's pastoralists
  • Ecology ; Farmer ; Gender ; Kenya ; Livelihood ; Livestock farming ; Performativity ; Political ecology ; Social geography
  • This article examines livelihood shifts and gender performances through space and the negotiation for labor among East Africa's pastoralists. The research demonstrates that the women and men interviewed are deeply aware of how space conveys
  • particular meanings during negotiations. In all instances, the effectiveness of each man and woman's performance cannot be understood outside of this spatial context. As pastoral livelihoods shift, the boundaries of what it means to be a Masai are pushed
  • 2014
  • Practices, politics, performativities : documents in the international negotiations on climate change
  • Climate ; Climatic change ; Performativity ; Political geography ; Qatar
  • This article examines practices, politics, performativities in document production in the 2012 Doha Conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. First, it unpacks the manifold practical and material entanglements
  • of documents as neutral media in politics by paying tribute to the performative role they play in organisational action. It concludes by arguing that they are not only the necessary condition for international politics but might also inform a social ontology
  • 2014
  • Quantitative research performing other worlds : lessons from sustainable agriculture in the Philippines
  • Agriculture ; Feminism ; Network ; Organic farming ; Performativity ; Philippines ; Research ; Rice ; Social change ; Sustainable agriculture
  • undertaken on organic rice production, is designed, not merely to describe, but to perform organic agriculture differently. While most quantitative, and indeed much qualitative, research ignores its performativity, this research is intended to enact a reality
  • 2014
  • Maintenance work and the performativity of urban inscriptions : the case of Paris subway signs
  • France ; Ile-de-France ; Network ; Paris ; Performativity ; Production of space ; Space ; Territorialisation
  • The AA. examine maintenance work and the performativity of urban inscriptions through the case of Paris subway signs. They show that the semiotic production of space is mainly played out in standardization processes that are both oriented towards
  • 2014
  • Disrupting air power : performativity and the unsettling of geopolitical frames through artworks
  • Art ; England ; Geopolitics ; London ; Performativity ; Political geography ; Power ; Social geography ; United Kingdom
  • This article examines performativity and the unsettling of geopolitical frames through artworks. Beginning with her book project, ‘All the world's fighter planes’ (2004) and moving through the British artist Fiona Banner’s Duveens project
  • 2014
  • Evaluation de la qualification scientifique et de la performance scientifique sous l’aspect sociogéographique, à partir de l’expérience internationale
  • Based upon an empirical research (a questionnaire survey) carried out among social geographers of different countries at the turn of 2013 and 2014, the main purpose of the article is to demonstrate the major characteristics and conditions
  • of scientific qualification and the evaluation of scientific performance in different countries from social geographical aspect. The importance of publications and citations is also discussed in the judgement of academic performance. - (AM)
  • 2014
  • Aborigines ; British Columbia ; Canada ; Contestation ; Land ; Performativity ; Political geography ; Property right ; Role of the State
  • opposition, the state has insisted that First Nations will hold their treaty lands as a form of “fee simple,” granting broad rights to access, use, and alienation. This article explores the resultant contest through a performative lens that treats property
  • not as essence, but as effect. Tracing the complicated ways in which fee simple is performed in the treaty process reveals that fee simple is anything but. Multiple, competing, and overlapping fee simples are in circulation. The identification
  • 2014
  • Do regions with entrepreneurial neighbours perform better? a spatial econometric approach for German regions
  • This article analyses the effects of knowledge spillovers via entrepreneurship on economic performance of 337 German districts. Positive knowledge spillover effects via entrepreneurship and competitiveness – improving the effects of entrepreneurship
  • 2014
  • Performative research for a climate politics of hope : rethinking geographic scale, “impact” scale, and markets
  • Australie ; Changement climatique ; Développement durable ; Echelle ; Energie ; Energie renouvelable ; Espoir ; Impact ; Initiative de la base ; Marché ; New South Wales ; Recherche ; Recherche performative
  • 2014
  • on Spatial knowledge networks: structure, driving forces and innovative performances
  • : a comparative analysis of inter-regional RandD collaborations, co-patents and co-publications ; 3-Determinants of cross-regional RandD collaboration: some empirical evidence from Europe in biotechnology ; 4-Proximity, network formation and inventive performance
  • : in search of the proximity paradox ; 5-Modeling knowledge networks in economic geography: a discussion of four methods ; 6-Does intentional mean hierarchical? Knowledge flows and innovative performance of European regions ; 7-Ready, set, go! Why are some
  • 2014
  • Performing homeland security within the US immigrant detention system
  • Asylum seeking ; Clandestine immigration ; Ecuador ; Governmentality ; International migration ; Performativity ; Political geography ; United States of America
  • that employees’ interactions with detainees play an important and under-recognized role in performing homeland security imaginaries by perpetuating and reinforcing negative tropes of immigrants as criminalized, dangerous outsiders. This papercontributes
  • 2014
  • Canada ; Industrie ; Informatique ; Interaction spatiale ; Performance économique ; Québec ; Secteur économique
  • space as continuous may become of prime importance, given that more individual data sets are now available, combined with the fact that the performance of microcomputers is still improving.
  • 2014
  • Performing identities : women in rural-urban migration in contemporary China
  • 2014
  • Realities of doing responsabilities : performances and practices in tourism
  • 2014
  • This article examines how Thai–Burma border residents are enrolled and engaged in remaking the political border through their knowledge practices and performances, in connection with other actors including environmental consultants. While it puts
  • is necessarily more ‘democratic’. The discussion presented here also speak to broader debates in political geography about how borders are remade through practice and performance.
  • 2014
  • Finance ; France ; Micro-crédit ; Pays de la Loire ; Performance ; Proximité ; Service social ; Territorialisation
  • Le microcrédit préfigure de nouvelles formes de solidarités sociales territorialisées. L'innovation économique et sociale réside ici autant dans l'outil microcrédit en tant que service bancaire solidaire, que dans les performances socio-économiques
  • 2014
  • This article examines the role of memory performance in participatory mapping conducted with indigenous residents of the Yukpa community of Toromo in the Sierra de Perija, Venezuela, in the years 2007–2011. The mapping process inspired the speaking
  • of memory, which in turn articulated with autochthonous debates regarding land rights and development strategies. It presents and critically analyses memory performances of violence, exile and deceit, which reflect memory themes constitutive of a ‘duty
  • 2014