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2012 Quebec Student Protests

Some Observations on Motives, Strategies, and Their Consequences on the Reconfigurations of State and Media

Audrey Laurin-Lamothe and Michel Ratte

The first part of this article reports the main events of the 2012 student protest in Quebec leading to the government’s adoption of Bill 12. It highlights the major ideological conflict generated through the liberal managerial mutation of the academic institutions as a key to understand more clearly the student’s claims. Rapidly, the standard strike was transformed into a massive mobilization that produced many protests and other forms of resistance. The response given by the government to these unprecedented acts of resistance was Bill 12, to be understood as a symbolic coup d’état with voluntarily disruptive media effects whose aim was to make people forget the massive rejection of a pseudo tentative agreement in relation to Higher Education reform. The bill was also supported through the abusive and twisted use by the government of a series of buzzwords, like “bullying” and “access to education”, which were relayed by the media. The authors also discuss the issues surrounding the traditional conceptions regarding the analysis of discourses, mobilizing Orwell’s concept of doublethink and the notion of selfdeception inherited form Sartre.

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Editorial

Reinventing Anthropological Topics

Soheila Shahshahani

, perspective and power relations. The author, in the crucible of experience, asks seminal questions on an area that has suffered greatly, not only as human life is concerned, but also in regard to political deceptions and a lack of scientific attention paid to

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Ana Miškovska Kajevska

antinationalist.” 23 It was not due to my intentional strategy of deception that I did not pose this question to the other three Belgrade ‘nationalist’ feminists. The laden character of the term “nationalist” and the, compared to Zagreb, much more covert war

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The Fiscal Commons

Tax Evasion, the State, and Commoning in a Catalonian Cooperative

Vinzenz Bäumer Escobar

Monetary Fund], the euro, and capitalism.” He augmented this critique of global economic institutions with a damning judgment of Spanish political structures: “I suppose you've already seen that over here we're living inside of a political deception.” He

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David Lempert

national security state and corporate power that ‘manufactured’ not just the deception but also the person who represented it – Barack Obama. Apparently because Obama’s mother was an anthropologist and because many anthropologists were originally vocal

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Austrian “Gypsies” in the Italian archives

Historical ethnography on multiple border crossings at the beginning of the twentieth century

Paola Trevisan

, and would like to have, cross(ed) gave rise to discussions and deceptions between the Italian and Austrian authorities. At certain points, it seems as though you are witnessing a chess game in which the victor is the one who does not admit the “Gypsies

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Blurred memories

War and disaster in a Buddhist Sinhala village

Mara Benadusi

that outsiders be complicit and participate in reproducing the deception and appearances of truth, not that they be believed. Navigating the rocky path of uncertainty in village life required the use of “uninhibited research methods” ( Bouchetoux 2014

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From behind stall doors

Farming the Eastern German countryside in the animal welfare era

Amy Leigh Field

press for poor conditions. As the chief editor of a local agricultural press also put it: “We do also lie quite a lot: the cows on milk packaging for example, it's all deception, and it's easy to find out that cows aren't raised the way they're depicted

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The emergence of the global debt society

Governmentality and profit extraction through fabricated abundance and imposed scarcity in Peru and Spain

Ismael Vaccaro, Eric Hirsch, and Irene Sabaté

predictions of and clear deceptions about present and future wealth (what we call “fabricated abundance”) that translated on the inability to repay the debt generated by these profit expectations; and (3) the recipe to solve each of these economically