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Invisible Veterans

Defeated Militants and Enduring Revolutionary Social Values in Dhufar, Oman

Alice Wilson

revolution, including the promotion of social egalitarianism, evident in education, social, and marriage policies ( Takriti 2013: 107–131 ). The ideological and practical support for the Front from combatants and noncombatants blurs the boundaries between

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Vertical Love

Forms of Submission and Top-Down Power in Orthodox Ethiopia

Diego Maria Malara and Tom Boylston

human selfishness and the realities of power co-exists with a deep-seated ethic of mutual care and neighborliness. We do not wish to oppose a vertical notion of power to one of horizontal or egalitarian love. On the contrary, we argue that the forms of

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Katrin Sieg

Eurovision Song Contest. Alongside these metaphors of integration, some queer performances in recent years illustrate egalitarian notions of “sexual democracy” and redefine kinship as “families we choose.” The esc crystallizes how changing ideals regarding

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Tintin and Corto Maltese

The European Adventurer Meets the Colonial Other

Dani Filc

-European world. 24 In The Blue Lotus , Hergé makes a sincere attempt to depict the non-European Other from a more egalitarian and respectful perspective, denounces Japanese imperialism, and criticizes European prejudices vis-à-vis Chinese people. 25

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The antimonies of the PAH (Platform of Mortgage Victims) in Spain

Between solidarity and political effectiveness

Monique Nuijten and Pieter de Vries

people at risk of being evicted from their homes could organize years before the general discontent against the crisis erupted. It was characterized by its highly egalitarian structure and taught participants that they were not to be blamed for the crisis

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A Malady of the Left and an Ethics of Communism

Badiouian Diagnosis, Lacanian Cure, Sartrean Responsibility

Andrey Gordienko

impotence expressed in the affect of depression.’ 4 Courage is needed to sustain subjective discernment of and commitment to the ‘communist invariants’ (e.g. egalitarianism, refusal of private property, free association, polymorphous work, repudiation of

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Left in the Cold

The Mirage of Marriage and Family Law Reform in Post-Colonial Mali

Bruce Whitehouse

structural failings of Mali's post-colonial state, have stymied efforts to ensure women's rights within a secular, egalitarian legal framework. My analysis focusses on Bamako, the capital city, where I have conducted ethnographic research on marriage since

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Battle of Cosmologies

The Catholic Church, Adat, and ‘Inculturation’ among Northern Lio, Indonesia

Signe Howell

particularity—the whole—of each schema. Hierarchy, in such cases, is fundamental to the whole society. This, he argues, is characteristic of many non-Western societies. By contrast, according to contemporary Western ideology, 3 egalitarianism (which is coupled

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Natalia Buitron and Hans Steinmüller

: the cosmos is not governed by human society, but by metahuman beings. The societies that anthropologists commonly call ‘egalitarian’ are hierarchically encompassed by owners, spirits, and gods. More powerful than ordinary humans, such beings govern

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Robin Rodd

democracy with participatory elements by drawing on a rich tradition of symbols, myths, and discourses that link civic republicanism, egalitarianism, secularism, militant citizenship, and participatory democracy with national identity. This article