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Marcos Farias Ferreira, Máiréad Nic Craith, Markéta Slavková, Linda M. Mülli, Mariann Vaczi, Annika Lems, and Işıl Karataş

along stereotyped national boundaries. By comparing different understandings of modernity in the sense of Bruno Latour (1993) and class structures as theorized by Bourdieu, Lewicki also applies post-colonial and queer theory approaches to show how

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Efrat Yerday

are allowed to be themselves, let alone black women. Also, the racist experiences black women report are often immanently sexual. Unlike men, who report of more violence related stereotypes, stereotypes on black women are related to their sexuality

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Women and development in Vietnam

Caught between social tradition and economic globalization

Khuat Thu Hong

, while at the same time they are required to be modest, reserved and obedient as insisted upon by traditional norms and stereotypes seen as the root core of the identity of “true Vietnamese women.” Does discrimination exist in Vietnam today? If so

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The Neighbourhood as Home Away from Home?

Potentials and Dilemmas of Homemaking in the Public Among the Somali Swedes in Rinkeby, Stockholm

Aurora Massa and Paolo Boccagni

, ways of dressing and acting in the public. But it also means to avoid facing the stereotyped representations that are connected to racist attitudes among white Swedes. This is exemplified by the experience of Habane, a man in Sweden for eight years, who

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L’entrée en politique des militants amérindiens en Argentine

Trajectoires, discours, avancées et limites

Maité Boullosa-Joly

ont été les gentils, donc ça, ça fait qu’on change la donne ». Eduardo espère ainsi briser les stéréotypes à propos des indigènes présents dans les représentations collectives. Ce procédé aboutit à un nouveau réalisme inter-ethnique « dans lequel

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Ambiguous Attachments and Industrious Nostalgias

Heritage Narratives of Russian Old Believers in Romania

Cristina Clopot

roots are Russian?’. Her sentimental reaction was not a reflection of my question but rather a more general comment to the tendency of majority population to vilify anything Russian, associated with socialism and the negative stereotyping to which the

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Methodology Matters in Iran

Researching Social Movements in Authoritarian Contexts

Paola Rivetti

for social research broadly speaking, but in the specific case of Iran and other Middle Eastern countries, this is relevant because of the strength of stereotyped representations of Iran, Islam and the Middle East in general. Nearly every European or

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Consuming and Certifying Quality

Alta Qualità and Food Choice in Italy

Lauren Crossland-Marr

certified halal salami company who had decided to make a new brand for their halal line of products. He urged the workers at the training to stay away from stereotypes, adding that marketing should be based on the alta qualità of the product. To Haroun

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European Bodies

Who Embodies europe? Explorations into the Construction of european Bodies

Anika Keinz and Paweł Lewicki

into scientific racism’ which ‘imprinted the physical contours of stereotypic others on the European imagination – and, with them, a host of derogatory associations’ (309). Taking this quote as a starting point in this issue, we would like to

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Echo and the Ecumene

Grasping the Estonian National Museum

Art Leete and Patrick Laviolette

‘reviewers’ were highly critical of this dichotomisation of the displays because of a fear that they potentially reinforced many gender stereotypes. In showing two ‘artificial’ gender symbols, he pointed out that they were designed specifically for the