Nikhil Anand is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania.
Akhil Gupta is Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Hannah Appel is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Introduction: Temporality, Politics, and the Promise of Infrastructure / Hannah Appel, Nikhil Anand, and Akhil Gupta 1
Part I. Time
1. Infrastructural Time / Hannah Appel 41
2. The Future in Ruins: Thoughts on the Temporality of Infrastructure / Akhil Gupta 62
3. Infrastructures in and out of Time: The Promise of Roads in Contemporary Peru / Penny Harvey 80
4. The Current Never Stops: Intimacies of Energy Infrastructure in Vietnam / Christina Schwenkel 102
Part II. Politics
5. Infrastructure, Apartheid Technopolitics, and Temporalities of "Transition" / Antina von Schnitzler 133
6. A Public Matter: Water, Hydraulics, Biopolitics / Nikhil Anand 155
7. Promising Forms: The Political Aesthetics of Infrastructure / Brian Larkin 175
8. Sustainable Knowledge Infrastructures / Geoffrey C. Bowker 203
9. Infrastructure, Potential Energy, Revolution / Dominic Boyer 223