Matter › Energies
When matter is not reduced to its commodity function, capacities of energy release come into sight.
Site › Situations
Encounters are not determined by the intrinsic qualities of a site. They are given shape through capricious moments in which people, things, and interests intersect.
Actor › Forces
Rather than being effected by a clear-cut subjecthood of actors, resource allocations are fields in which many different forces interact with each other.
Production › Economies
Global resource management shifts the attention from the production of values to an economy of resource markets.
Environment › Ecologies
To move forward in struggles over the environment requires recognition of the multitude of ecologies in which these struggles are embedded.
Regulation › Rights
The turn to rights in international law is shedding light on the political and ethical importance of resource justice that goes beyond existing codes of regulation.
Infrastructure › Connectivities
The technological sway of infrastructure is slowly giving way to more resilient and fluid landscapes of connectivity.
Methodology › Engagements
To understand contemporary resource politics is less a question of following disciplinary guidelines and canonical framings than a question of active engagement and experiential exposure.
Locations › Geographies
The complex trajectories of resource circulations indicate a shift from the supremacy of location to global movements across a broad range of geographies.