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Staying Tuned

Connections beyond ‘the Field’

Geoffrey Hughes and Anna-Maria Walter

, fluidity and liquidity—of online ethnographic encounters may distort our understandings of modes of sociality unfolding in more stereotypical ethnographic spaces, just as first impressions of a person can be misleading. To illustrate the pitfalls of

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“It's a Big Umbrella”

Uncertainty, Pentecostalism, and the Integration of Zimbabwe Exemption Permit Immigrants in Johannesburg, South Africa

Tinashe Chimbidzikai

, like Zimbabwean migrants, to deal with sociocultural, economic, and political forces that produce the adversities they experience. Pentecostalism challenges stereotypes and visual representations, which portray survival migrants as essentialized

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Eluding the Esculacho

A Masculinities Perspective on the Enduring Warrior Ethos of Rio de Janeiro's Police

Celina Myrann Sørbøe

, and maintain their authority, stimulates behaviors such as suspiciousness and stereotyping based on appearance in order to deal with insecurities in interactions with strangers in the streets (see also Paoline 2003 ). Police officers that patrol Rio

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Julián Antonio Moraga Riquelme, Leslie E. Sponsel, Katrien Pype, Diana Riboli, Ellen Lewin, Marina Pignatelli, Katherine Swancutt, Alejandra Carreño Calderón, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Sergio González Varela, Eugenia Roussou, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Miho Ishii, Markus Balkenhol, and Marcelo González Gálvez

(p. 126–127). Diviners produce their counterfeit legitimacy, as it were, by harnessing the qualities of the two apparently opposite stereotypes into which they are often classed. As Li shows, Chinese consider that “people smart” diviners draw upon

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Maria Bucur, Alexandra Ghit, Ayşe Durakbaşa, Ivana Pantelić, Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild, Elizabeth A. Wood, Anna Müller, Galina Goncharova, Zorana Antonijević, Katarzyna Sierakowska, Andrea Feldman, Maria Kokkinou, Alexandra Zavos, Marija M. Bulatović, Siobhán Hearne, and Rayna Gavrilova

's discussion of the argument that those who turned to terrorism were mentally ill, without really contextualizing this gender stereotype. Nagy does not endorse this hypothesis, but in simply presenting it, she legitimizes it. Such an argument comes close to

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Sortir Manger / Eating Out

Les pique-niques des ouvrières du textile au Maroc dans les espaces publics / Female Textile Workers’ Picnics in Moroccan Public Open Spaces

Gaëlle Gillot

disent avoir des loisirs personnels. En effet, le stéréotype de la femme laborieuse (pour sa famille) et donc considérée par là-même vertueuse est très présent chez elles, sans compter qu'elles luttent en permanence contre le jugement social selon lequel

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Afterword

The Elsewhere beyond Religious Concerns

Annalisa Butticci and Amira Mittermaier

can see the Nigerian Pentecostals’ preoccupation and frustration about their imposed African otherness. In fact, they object to the use of words and descriptions that could vaguely recall the stereotypes that have been defining them as irrational

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Transculturality in higher education

Supporting students’ experiences through praxis

Heidi A. Smith

mentally without acting out of stereotypes’ ( Wulf 2010: 39 ). The individual and collective experiences of similarities and differences between cultures that emerged unexpectedly caused significant discomfort and unanticipated culture shock. This

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Introduction

Tax Beyond the Social Contract

Nicolette Makovicky and Robin Smith

region's population and the capital, as Istrians perceived the inspectors’ behavior to be motivated by ethnic stereotypes. Indeed, Istrians believed that fiskalizacija was based on a truncated view of their role as economic agents, ignoring the

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Sara Selwood and Lillia McEnaney

.” Careful to avoid colonial tropes of spirituality, the exhibition faces these settler stereotypes head-on: There are many popular misconceptions about Indigenous religions and spiritualities. Non-Indigenous people often overlook the diversity of beliefs