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Working against and with the State

From Sanctuary to Resettlement

Audrey Macklin

based nonprofit organizations, albeit with certain distinctive features, such as a commitment to worship and religious education.” Quoting Robert Putnam, they describe church congregations as voluntary associations that “provide an important incubator

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COVID-19 and Uncertain Intimacy

State–Society Relations in Urban China and Beyond

Jialing Luo

greatly from the Western conceptualisation of the neighbourhood organisation as ‘a loose form of self-governing voluntary association’ ( Read 2012: 3 ). Describing the former as ‘extensions of the state’ and the latter as a non-state zone, Benjamin L. Read

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Sacred Welcomes

How Religious Reasons, Structures, and Interactions Shape Refugee Advocacy and Settlement

Benjamin Boudou, Hans Leaman, and Maximilian Miguel Scholz

nation-state and more among voluntary associations and informal, relational networks. The literature on religious groups’ participation in the distribution of humanitarian aid to migrants is rapidly growing ( Ager and Ager 2015 ; Fiddian-Qasmiyeh 2011

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Making the State Blush

Humanizing Relations in an Australian NGO Campaign for People Seeking Asylum

Tess Altman

: University of Chicago Press . Rozakou , Katerina . 2016 . “ Crafting the Volunteer: Voluntary Associations and the Reformation of Sociality .” Journal of Modern Greek Studies 34 ( 1 ): 79 – 102 . 10.1353/mgs.2016.0014 Sampson , Robyn C. 2016

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God's Delivery State

Taxes, Tithes, and a Rightful Return in Urban Ghana

Anna-Riikka Kauppinen

. “ Voluntary Association Membership in Five West African Cities .” Urban Anthropology 6 ( 1 ): 83 – 106 . Bayart , Jean-François . 1993 . The State in Africa: The Politics of the Belly . London : Longman . BBC . 2014 . “ World Cup 2014: Ghana Sends

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The Obligation Is the Point

‘Refugee 2 Refugee’ Care and Solidarity in Greece

Zareena Grewal

39 , no. 3 : 562 – 577 , doi: 10.1111/j.1548-1425.2012.01381.x . 10.1111/j.1548-1425.2012.01381.x Rozakou , K. ( 2016a ), ‘ Crafting the Volunteer: Voluntary Associations and the Reformation of Sociality ’, Journal of Modern Greek Studies 34

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Heidi Hakkarainen

, “Rabbinic Study, Self-Improvement, and Philanthropy: Gender and the Refashioning of Jewish Voluntary Associations in Germany, 1750–1870,” in Philanthropy, Patronage, and Civil Society: Experiences from Germany, Great Britain, and North America , ed. Thomas