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Repaying the Debts of the Dead

Kinship, Microfinance, and Mortuary Practice on the Paraguayan Frontier

Caroline E. Schuster

somewhat predictably into two camps. Proponents see credit as indispensable to women’s economic and social empowerment ( Khandker 2005 ; Pitt et al. 2006) , while critics express dismay at the commodification of women’s social ties ( Keating et al. 2010

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Evenki Adolescents’ Identities

Negotiating the Modern and the Traditional in Educational Settings

Svetlana Huusko

social empowerment of indigenous adolescents. The school promotes heroic and patriotic education, standing for the development and protection of the motherland. I offered the adolescents to describe “motherland” when addressing the poster in the school

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Shubhi Sharma, Rachel Golden Kroner, Daniel Rinn, Camden Burd, Gregorio Ortiz, John Burton, Angus Lyall, Pierre du Plessis, Allison Koch, Yvan Schulz, Emily McKee, Michael Berman, and Peter C. Little

legitimacy, and besides, that argument is quite effectively made in chapter one and does not require repetition in subsequent chapters. The book tells us a great deal about what urban gardens and farms can do to economically and socially empower residents

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The Meanings of the Move?

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

Stephen C. Lubkemann

vistas on new social opportunities and/or serves as the conduit for upward socioeconomic mobility and social empowerment. I will argue that more often than not, the reconfiguration of social opportunity topographies resulting from wartime movement is

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Ben Page, Olga R. Gulina, Doğuş Şimşek, Caress Schenk, and Vidya Venkat

the Hindus with religion and caste affiliation playing a key role, and the economic and social empowerment of the community has translated into political support for the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party that is currently in power in India