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Air in Unexpected Places

Metabolism, Design, and the Making of an ‘African’ Aircrete

Michael Degani

strength, buoyancy, thermal and acoustic insulation. Perhaps most intriguingly of all, its lack of aggregate makes it lightweight and environmentally friendly to produce and transport compared to concrete. I became interested in aircrete after a chance

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Introduction

On the Usefulness of Boundary Re-work

Francisco Martínez

executive committee (see D. O. Martínez 2016 ) rather mirrors their strength in the last decades, inspiring other schools instead of suppressing them. Still, the negotiation of disciplinary designations and histories is open and the exercise of creating

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The ‘Frame’ at Adab

American Archaeological Misbehaviour in Late Ottoman Iraq (1899–1905)

Jameel Haque

via the actions of the vali or of Osman Hamdi Bey and Haider Bey? That they could intervene demonstrates the relative strength of the Ottoman state, particularly as it could project power into its periphery and against Americans. Additionally, as I

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Consistent inconsistency

New reflections on migrants, the state, and the contingencies of law

Georgina Ramsay

within the gap between policy and implementation, and in this they certainly succeed. The key strength of this volume truly lies in the scope and depth of ethnographic data. As cases throughout the volume are pondered by migration law officials and

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Joseph Bristley and Elizabeth Turk

's methodological approach to compare municipally- and commercially-offered therapy becomes a robust theoretical strength of his ethnography; a focus on a state-owned centre illuminates how scant resources, federal policy requirements, inspections and over

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Plastic Packaging, Food Supply, and Everyday Life

Adopting a Social Practice Perspective in Social-Ecological Research

Lukas Sattlegger, Immanuel Stieß, Luca Raschewski, and Katharina Reindl

-use plastic packaging). The systemic observation of these context factors enables a comprehensive picture of how the SRN of food supply are regulated in specific historical and cultural contexts. Strengths and Weaknesses of the Systems Approach The concept of

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Sensory Perception of Rock Art in East Siberia and the Far East

Soviet Archeological “Discoveries” and Indigenous Evenkis

Donatas Brandišauskas

Everyone who had ever had a chance to be in places outlined in the monograph knows, what kind of strength, dedication and desire to overcome one's limitations a person needs just to see these monuments [rock art] since the location of them often are

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Xandra Miguel-Lorenzo

essentialism’ ( Haynes 2013: 434 ). Furthermore, Haynes says her research participants, women performing as wrestling cholitas , associate the figure of the fighting cholita with strength, enabling an image of Bolivian women who are not subjected to men

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Arsen’ev’s Lament

A Century of Change to Wildlife and Wild Places in Primorye, Russia

Jonathan C. Slaght

when he described Russian hunting these episodes were framed more as acts of heroism or feats of strength. 15 For example, Arsen'ev met a villager in Fudin named Kashlev, revered for how many tigers he had slain, and also extolled the Pyatyshkin and

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Introduction

Toward a Comparative Anthropology of Muslim and Christian Lived Religion

Daan Beekers

analytical framework, examining the similar or divergent ways in which they respond to shared social conditions. A key strength of such comparative ethnography is its potential to provide insights and reveal connections that are likely to go unnoticed in non