What is it about?
As a result of significant change and resultant decline, infrastructure in rural Australia is often in a state of decay, abandonment, or malfunction. This paper examines the way residents navigate these infrastructures, both materially and culturally.
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Why is it important?
Ethnographic studies of infrastructure in rural Australia are very limited. Thus, this research helps to begin a more comprehensive understanding of the unique ways infrastructure's absence and presence are felt in rural Australia.
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This page is a summary of: Navigating rural ruin: Infrastructural dynamics in australia’s new england north west, Area, May 2022, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/area.12805.
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