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Migrant Residents in Search of Residences

Locating Structural Violence at the Interstices of Bureaucracies

Megan Sheehan

between economy, culture, and politics” across which flow people, technology, media, ideas, and capital (1996: 33). Exploring the inconsistencies of bureaucratic practices enacted by state and peripheral institutions highlights how structural violence is

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The Ethics of Collective Sponsorship

Virtuous Action and Obligation in Contemporary Tibet

Jane Caple

practice. They instead emphasized their efforts to be self-sufficient by establishing capital funds that were invested in monastic businesses, such as money lending, shops, and the manufacture of religious products. I examine these developments in greater

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Abhishek Choudhary, Rhys Machold, Ricardo Cardoso, Andreas Hackl, Martha Lagace, and Carly Machado

), Luanda stands in as a whole for the entire country, which seems a bit of a stretch. I cannot speak for what happens outside the capital, but Luanda itself is far from uniform and it is full of its own peripheries. I am not sure “the system” in these

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Finbarr Barry Flood and Jaś Elsner

northern Iraq for several months in 1986. It was crystallized by time spent in Syria in the years following, some of it working on a German-Syrian excavation in Raqqa, now the capital of the Islamic State. On the weekends in Iraq, I traveled from Tell Afar

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Telling Tales?

Subjective Ethnography and Situated Narratives in Longitudinal Research on Violence in Nicaragua

Dennis Rodgers

neighborhood in Managua, the capital of Nicaragua, I explore the ramifications of this subjectivity for both interpreting and representing violence through three specific examples. The first considers the perspective of ethnography as empirical data, the second

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Seeking Recognition, Becoming Citizens

Achievements and Grievances among Former Combatants from Three Wars

Johanna Söderström

recognition is also connected with political capital or political influence in their respective societies. In many ways, these claims for recognition are connected to the legacy of the war: how the war as a whole is understood, and what it was seen as

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The Longitudinal Ethnography of Violence

Lidewyde H. Berckmoes, Marie Rosenkrantz Lindegaard, and Dennis Rodgers

associated with longitudinal ethnographic research in contexts of violence. Drawing on distinct aspects of his ongoing multitemporal research on gang violence in barrio Luis Fanor Hernández, a poor neighborhood in Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua, the

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Mariske Westendorp, Bruno Reinhardt, Reinaldo L. Román, Jon Bialecki, Alexander Agadjanian, Karen Lauterbach, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Kate Yanina DeConinck, Jack Hunter, Ioannis Kyriakakis, Magdalena Crăciun, Roger Canals, Cristina Rocha, Khyati Tripathi, Dafne Accoroni, and George Wu Bayuga

aspect of charismatic Christianity's growing presence in the Global South, but one that seems to be the most important: pastors. The book follows the trajectories of charismatic pastors, mainly from the area of Kumasi, the capital city of Asante region

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The Meanings of the Move?

From “Predicaments of Mobility” to “Potentialities in Displacement”

Stephen C. Lubkemann

of social networks and capital ( Marx 1990 ), of economic and material goods and means ( Bascom 1998 ), of political and legal rights ( Harrell-Bond 1986 ; Veridame and Harrell-Bond 2005 ); of “home” ( Hammond 2004 ; Malkki 1995 ) or, more recently

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Marla Frederick, Yunus Doğan Telliel, and Heather Mellquist Lehto

(2015), I argued that American religious broadcasting—with its emphasis on individualism, capital accumulation, and spiritual blessing—was no longer primarily the purview of white evangelical and charismatic preachers like Billy Graham, Oral Roberts