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Marija Bulatović and Višnja Krstić

mora i tri okeana, Dimitrijević's experience of traveling as “a woman of her age” (50) sets the basis for her examination of customary beliefs and for questioning the stereotypes common in her own society, where the “older lot” dare not travel on their

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Becoming Communist

Ideals, Dreams, and Nightmares

Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild

some gender stereotypes more easily than Polish women and men, who clung to more traditional notions of femininity. But while Lithuanian women were more able to engage in traditionally male types of physical labor, they would sometimes sacrifice the

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Commitment, Convergence, Alterity

Muslim-Christian Comparison and the Politics of Distinction in the Netherlands

Daan Beekers

. 2017 . “ The Dutch War on Easter: Secular Passion for Religious Culture and National Rituals .” Yearbook of Ritual and Liturgical Studies 33 : 1 – 19 . 10.21827/5a2e424cb591e van Es , Margaretha A. 2016 . Stereotypes and Self-Representations of

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Postcolonial Finance

The Political History of ‘Risk-Versus-Reward’ Investment in Emerging Markets

Cecilia Schultz

foundation of the financial system ( Ingrassia 1998 ). Such descriptions of credit entailed ‘many associations of negative and stereotypically female qualities [like] avaricious sexuality, emotional instability [and] hysteria’ (Ingrassia quoted in de Goede

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Stephanie J. Silverman

scrutiny, securitization, and surveillance (e.g., Berns-McGown 2013 ; Giwa et al. 2014 ; Razack 2007 ; Sirin and Fine 2007 ). Academic, government, and media characterizations have stereotyped Somali-Canadians as violent outsiders who needed additional

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Cannabis Culture on Display

Deviant Heritage Comes Out of the Shadows

Rachel F. Giraudo

classification of those labeled with a negative stereotype as undesirable and unacceptable. Just because mainstream society considers particular subcultures odd, unwanted, and even embarrassing, information about these groups—whose members are considered

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Katherine Smith

governments as well as the increased fear of more sanctions and cuts to welfare provisions. It is little wonder why so many of my interlocutors spend so much time and effort mapping themselves onto the intersectional categories and stereotypes that inform

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Erminia Colucci, Fawzia Haeri Mazanderani, and Marta Paluch

’ school, students uncritically repeat racist stereotypes of indigenous people, which have remained unchanged since the nineteenth century. The teacher encourages them to ‘think like a state’ (66), and questions the value of the UN and Church reports on the

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Christine Moderbacher

familiar streets in their neighborhood ( Mazzocchetti 2012: 3 ). The feelings of anger and injustice are enforced by dynamics of discrimination, racism, and the stereotypical images conveyed by, lately also international, media. Figure 2. Crossing

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Valentina Mitkova

keys to reading the established patterns of mentality and gender stereotypes with which the patriarchal world operates (the biblical text is understood as a matrix of patriarchal thinking and the basis of the binary oppositions through which the latter