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‘No Virus Is Stronger than Our Unity’

Shifting Forms of Governmental Intimacies during COVID-19

Senem Kaptan

political one at the same time. Gifting as a Patriotic Duty Shortly before the arrival of the first governmental letter to households across Turkey, the country's president announced that he was initiating a public fundraising campaign called ‘We Are

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Into and Out of Citizenship, through Personal Tax Payments

Romanian Migrants’ Leveraging of British Self-Employment

Dora-Olivia Vicol

. To illustrate this, the article draws attention to three concepts. First, I conceptualize the obligations that migrants derive from EU mobility and fiscal regimes as a duty to ‘account for oneself’. Drawing on the “dual credentials” of accountability

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God's Delivery State

Taxes, Tithes, and a Rightful Return in Urban Ghana

Anna-Riikka Kauppinen

duty commanded in the Bible. After all, Jesus had explicitly instructed his disciples to “give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar, and to God what belongs to God,” the verse Elikem would quote when trying to persuade Sammy to register the company

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Corporate Social Responsibility

The Great Shell Game

Ellen Hertz

corporate managers who factor social and environmental considerations into their decision-making are, in effect, ‘imposing taxes … and deciding how the tax proceeds shall be spent’. By deviating from their organizational duties—maximizing profits for the

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The Responsibility to Prevent Future Harm

Anti-Mining Struggles, the State, and Constitutional Lawsuits in Ecuador

Laura Affolter

. Furthermore, multinational corporations operating in Ecuador are obliged to follow constitutional law, which means that the duty to protect the environment also applies to them. If they breach the rights of nature, they can be held responsible retrospectively

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Transnational Human Rights Litigation

A Means of Obtaining Effective Remedy Abroad?

Angela Lindt

: 69 ; Skinner 2014: 214–215 ). This obstacle has been challenged by suing parent companies for a breach of ‘duty of care’ or ‘due diligence’, rather than for a direct involvement in abuses. Hence, the strategy is not to ‘pierce’, but to circumvent the

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Ethical Dilemmas and Moral Conundrums

Negotiating the Unforeseen Challenges of Ethnographic Fieldwork

Jocelyn D. Avery

smile to think of the initial concern about ‘stranger stress’. To begin with the teachers, they have ‘non-instructional duty’ time allocated at least twice throughout the week when they are out of the class and a substitute teacher steps into the breach

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Seeking Recognition, Becoming Citizens

Achievements and Grievances among Former Combatants from Three Wars

Johanna Söderström

stress their duty and sacrifice as the basis for their recognition, focusing on specific and personal achievements during the war, as they overall accept the war itself and its outcome cannot be claimed as merits in themselves. Before turning to how

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Pandemic Passages

An Anthropological Account of Life and Liminality during COVID-19

Genevieve Bell

Go Virtual amid Coronavirus ’, Al Jazeera , 24 May , . Noguchi , Y. ( 2020 ), ‘ Coronavirus Triple Duty: Working, Parenting, and

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“Maternal Impressions”

Disability Memoirs in Socialist Poland

Natalia Pamula

medical brochure Kalekie dziecko (The impaired child). In this brochure, he insisted that it was a mother's duty to rehabilitate her child for the sake of the newly established socialist nation, which needed a labor force: “even an invalid is capable of