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Ward Keeler

—my imperfect gender performance as a boy troubled my mother, who tried to fix me, and baffled my father, who simply withdrew—somehow suggested to me, however inchoately, that things might go better elsewhere. My older brother Rocky fulfilled all gender

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Gil Hizi

reinforce the impression of a lively gathering rather than a formal lecture, while also treating this dynamic as conducive for accomplished performances. The above programs offer different curricula and proceedings, but also intersect in their practice

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Xandra Miguel-Lorenzo

personal documents. Such was the case documented by El Extra ( Tancara 2009 ) when a cholita was murdered when she was returning home after a party. She was also missing her blanket and bowler hat. This relates to the performance in the wrestling ring

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Environmental Expertise as Group Belonging

Environmental Sociology Meets Science and Technology Studies

Rolf Lidskog and Göran Sundqvist

proactive measures ( Mol 1996 ). Not only policies but also practices have changed, and environmental performance has been boosted in many areas, such as air pollution and CFC emissions. Ecological rationality is slowly catching up with economic rationality

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Between social footprint and compliance, or “what IBAMA wants”

Equinor Brazil's social sustainability policy

Iselin Åsedotter Strønen

details about their views on Equinor's performance, one technician was evidently reluctant to dispense praise, stating that the companies (in general) were “merely following the law.” This comment illustrates IBAMA's eagerness to entrench the idea that

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Bringing the state back in

Corporate social responsibility and the paradoxes of Norwegian state capitalism in the international energy sector

Ståle Knudsen, Dinah Rajak, Siri Lange, and Isabelle Hugøy

performance of corporate responsibility by Nordic energy companies. They reveal how the relationship between transnationalism, state power, and local politics plays out in different ways in diverse contexts. In this introduction, we contextualize these cases

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The Anthropologist's Video Camera as Stage

Forced Displacement and Production of Audio-visual Witnessing in Northern Sudan

Valerie Hänsch

performances, but this happens, as I would like to show, in different ways. Interactions with the camera and forms of representation are not only related, as indicated above, to social positions, gender, the individual character of the protagonists, cultural

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Impatient Accumulation, Immediate Consumption

Problems with Money and Hope in Central Kenya

Peter Lockwood

cannot be reduced to outward-oriented performances. Sasha Newell's (2012: 99) similar work on youth ‘bluffing’ in Côte d'Ivoire describes the performance or demonstration of a “spectacle of wealth” when drinking at outdoor bars ( maquis ). Newell

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

Soviet Archeological “Discoveries” and Indigenous Evenkis

Donatas Brandišauskas

intentions of ancient artists. He also believed that such an artistic performance reflected the attempts of the painter to help people “fill life with beauty,” “humanistic features,” and “nobility.” According to Okladnikov, when archaeologists copied drawings

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Into and Out of Citizenship, through Personal Tax Payments

Romanian Migrants’ Leveraging of British Self-Employment

Dora-Olivia Vicol

performance reviews and team-building exercises colonize personal time ( Adkins and Lury 1999 ; Chelcea 2015 ), and how audit cultures impose a logic of accountancy on everyday life ( Power 1997 ; Strathern 2000 ). It is puzzling, therefore, that despite the