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Laborers, Migrants, Refugees

Managing Belonging, Bodies, and Mobility in (Post)Colonial Kenya and Tanzania

Hanno Brankamp and Patricia Daley

racial stereotyping and hierarchies meant that workers were defined by their aptitude for hard work. The Hutus from Burundi were stigmatized as “dirty” but also hard workers who could do the most arduous tasks on plantations. Hutus escaping racial

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Leyla Neyzi, Nida Alahmad, Nina Gren, Martha Lagace, Chelsey Ancliffe, and Susanne Bregnbæk

of hers, finds himself. Charles, a longtime Butare resident, is Hutu, though ethnic labels are outlawed in Rwanda. His work ethic and generosity evoke contradictory ethnic stereotypes among the public (57). No matter what Charles does—joining in

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Contesting the Social Contract

Tax Reform and Economic Governance in Istria, Croatia

Robin Smith

business owners, however, disagreed, arguing that fiskalizacija built on Western stereotypes of Eastern Europeans as tax evaders who prefer working in the informal economy. Such stereotypes were embedded in early reforms advanced by international

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“The 1990s Wasn't Just a Time of Bandits; We Feminists Were Also Making Mischief!”

Celebrating Twenty Years of Feminist Enlightenment Projects in Tver’

Julie Hemment and Valentina Uspenskaya

overcome gender biases and archaic gender stereotypes. We hoped that gender education could be an important part of civic education and a good means of preparing women for political leadership—we ran regular seminars on the topic of women's leadership. As

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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

for entrepreneurial empowerment, as an all-purpose economic and ethical silver bullet that fights poverty and underdevelopment's vices and evils, such as those stereotypically seen to inhere in abusive husbands, broken families, and disempowered

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Research Methodology in Kurdish Studies

Interactions between Fieldwork, Epistemology and Theory

Mehmet Orhan

regarding historical and contemporary problems in the Middle East. To take the definition by Edward Said ([1978] 2003) , orientalism is an approach that constructs the Orient in accordance to one's own stereotypes and interests and fantasies, in relation to

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Fearful Intimacies

COVID-19 and the Reshaping of Human–Microbial Relations

Carmen McLeod, Eleanor Hadley Kershaw, and Brigitte Nerlich

invasion ( Otis 1999 ). Drawing on the work of Martina King, James Stark and Catherine Stones (2019: 289) argue that ‘the longstanding stereotype of the evil, menacing, invading, anthropomorphic germ’ was in place by 1900. 2 In the following decades

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Michael Herzfeld

starts making statements that suggest that discretion is no longer necessary and that it is now acceptable – even if with a certain sly indirection – to invoke racist and sexist stereotypes in political speech? If the first case is represented by harsh

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Anthropology from Home

Advice on Digital Ethnography for the Pandemic Times

Magdalena Góralska

; Nardi 1996 ), digital fieldwork is still the subject of various stereotypes amongst anthropologists as well as other social scientists. Except for the most common remark that the online field site is not as valuable as the offline one as it does not

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Scientific Intimacy

The Changing Relationship with Medical Data at the Time of COVID-19 pandemic

Elżbieta Drążkiewicz

include migrant populations), the advert resonated with national self-stereotypes describing the Irish as rebellious and resilient yet kind, decent and caring about one another. It played out family values through evoking Sunday dinners. Through bringing