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Heather Wurtz and Olivia Wilkinson

innovation too; and that local faith actors are problematic because they are prone to proselytization, yet with little appreciation of the nuance of religious expression and motivations. Generalizations and stereotypes from a Northern perspective categorize

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Greagh Smith, Conal McCarthy, Bronwyn Labrum, Ken Arnold, Dominique Poulot, Jill Haley, Jun Wei, and Safua Akeli Amaama

. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2020. The words “Soviet design” conjure up the stereotype common in contemporary discourse that socialist material culture was clumsy, unoriginal, and plagiaristic of Western design. In Comradely Objects: Design and

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The Human Version 2.0

AI, Humanoids, and Immortality

Annelin Eriksen

woman. She is only head, neck, and shoulders, but they are developing a wheelchair for her, for future mobility. This is not the average humanoid, often made in the stereotypic image of a sexy woman to be desired by men, such as the robot Sophia, who was

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Ryan Goeckner, Sean M. Daley, Jordyn Gunville, and Christine M. Daley

and strategies for resistance notwithstanding, it is important to note that stereotypical assessments of American Indians’ connection to and protection of the earth is a vast oversimplification of the complexities of contemporary life in American

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Enacting Citizenship

A Case Study of a Syrian Refugee Protest in Germany

Lucia Volk

challenge the negative stereotypes about them as single men who might pose a threat to German society, but emphasised the fact that they did not protest for themselves: instead, they wanted to help family members who were in much worse situations than they

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Experiencing Graduated Intimacies during Lockdown (Fengcheng)

A Reflexive and Comparative Approach to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Urban China

Junjie Chen

, including the Bird Flu (2003–2005) and the Swine Flu (2009–2010), further consolidated popular discourses that characterised unexpected epidemics as newly emerged forms of wenbing . In turn, this widely received stereotype is deeply entangled with Chinese

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Adriana Zaharijević, Kristen Ghodsee, Efi Kanner, Árpád von Klimó, Matthew Stibbe, Tatiana Zhurzhenko, Žarka Svirčev, Agata Ignaciuk, Sophia Kuhnle, Ana Miškovska Kajevska, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Marina Hughson, Sanja Petrović Todosijević, Enriketa Papa-Pandelejmoni, Stanislava Barać, Ayşe Durakbaşa, Selin Çağatay, and Agnieszka Mrozik

Backwardness,” Jacek Kochanowicz and Bogdan Murgescu discuss the economic development of the region, the influence of industrialization on society, and the origin of the stereotype of Eastern “backwardness.” Regarding women's and gender history, they mention

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Voices that Matter?

Methods for Historians Attending to the Voices of the Past

Josephine Hoegaerts

characterizations were not debunked as stereotypes in the brave new world of experimental science, but they gained new currency as the increasing stress on comparative biology was brought to bear on such matters. So-called “natural explanations” emerged for various

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Pierre Déléage

Translator : Translated by Matthew Carey

same thing). As described above, the Wayana's maipuli chants are limited to the repetition of stereotypical formulas within a standard melodic structure, while alleluia chants, which are supposed to be transmitted word for word and ideally without

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The Permeable Olympic Fortress

Mega-Event Security as Camouflage in Rio de Janeiro

Dennis Pauschinger

which I was doing fieldwork—young men whom they considered unfit for this white mega-event consumerist festival at that particular moment. In contrast, I could walk more or less freely around, as someone corresponding with the stereotype of a legitimate