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Pentecostalism and Egalitarianism in Melanesia

A Reconsideration of the Pentecostal Gender Paradox

Annelin Eriksen

societies have often been understood and discussed as almost the prototypical egalitarian society (see, e.g., Lepowsky 1990 ). However, the understanding of what egalitarianism is has often been based on ideas of economic distribution or political systems

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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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Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

Michael D. Jackson

tension between a hierarchical and egalitarian mode of defining our obligations to others. On the one hand, we refer to a distributive morality that makes obligation relative to status, social distance, or social identity; on the other, we invoke notions

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War Veterans and the Construction of Citizenship Categories

Nikkie Wiegink, Ralph Sprenkels, and Birgitte Refslund Sørensen

less emancipatory and more benefits or prestige-oriented. War veterans do not necessarily aim for or support egalitarian forms of inclusion. Instead, they often implicitly emphasize that society should acknowledge certain hierarchies in citizenship by

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The Ethics of Collective Sponsorship

Virtuous Action and Obligation in Contemporary Tibet

Jane Caple

an egalitarian sense, since it provided an opportunity for many (rather than few) to engage in virtuous action and thus accumulate merit. However, he also saw donation as a practice rooted in its immediate social context: while some villagers and

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Liminality and Missing Persons

Encountering the Missing in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina

Laura Huttunen

egalitarianism usually characterize the relationships between liminal persons. In rites of passage, liminal persons are often humbled and reduced, just to be lifted again later to new statuses. Thus liminal persons are necessarily ambiguous, both threatening and

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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

’—a concept that meant humanitarian progress, equality, egalitarianism, brotherhood, and harmony” (p. 5). In contrast, Daggett's (2017: xvi) biography of Rey aims “to look past the messages of the departed” to highlight the social and political troubles

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Danger, Moral Opacity, and Outrage

Fear of Jihadism and the Terrorist Threat in Southern Mali

Tone Sommerfelt

emphasizing the equality of man before God, Wahhabism also challenged other social hierarchies—in particular, hereditary occupational distinctions. Indeed, Jean-Loop Amselle (1985) accredits the popularity of Wahhabism in Bamako to its egalitarian ethos

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The Debts of War

Bifurcated Veterans’ Mobilization and Political Order in Post-settlement El Salvador

Ralph Sprenkels

mobilization for recognition does not necessarily have to be restricted to egalitarian citizenship-oriented goals and may also be used to procure prestige, influence, and privilege beyond that of “regular” citizens. In other words, recognition struggles pertain

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Ritual Tattooing and the Creation of New Buddhist Identities

An Inquiry into the Initiation Process in a Burmese Organization of Exorcists

Bénédicte Brac de la Perrière

egalitarian ethos. Most are dressed in the brown clothes of the yawgi (P. yogi ) that are associated with lay practitioners of Buddhist asceticism. At the entrance, where religious products and medicine of the congregation are sold, a stall ( fig. 1 ) is