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Non “Religious” Knowing in Pilgrimages to Sacred Sites

Greek Cypriots’ “return” Pilgrimages to the Monastery of Apostolos Andreas (Cyprus)

Evgenia Mesaritou

Bryant (2012: 339 ; 2014: 683 ; 2016: 23 ) and Bryant and Knight 2019: 35 talks of the “threshold of anticipation.” References Bajc , Vida . 2007 . “ Creating Ritual through Narrative, Place, and Performance in Evangelical Protestant

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Dirty Work, Dangerous Others

The Politics of Outsourced Immigration Enforcement in Mexico

Wendy Vogt

become crucial to the accumulation of capital through the performance of “dirty work,” the often grueling, subservient, and literally dirty jobs that average citizens do not want. Around the world, immigrants are highly desirable as laborers in

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Connecting and Disconnecting

Exploring Prisoners’ Relations with the Outside World in Myanmar

Andrew M. Jefferson and Tomas Max Martin

account of surgeons’ performances of detachment during organ transplantation, where she concludes that detachment is an important social accomplishment. 4 As we will exemplify below, jurisdictions challenged by poverty, or simply budgetary limits, cannot

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Narva as Method

Urban Inventories and the Mutation of the Postsocialist City

Francisco Martínez

states and also indolence and an existential search for meaning. Post-traumatic stress disorder can be both driven and expressed through the materiality of the city, in the form of negative material performance, empty apartments or crumbling façades

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Carceral Entrapments

Views from the Prison/Street Interface in India

Mahuya Bandyopadhyay

in India ( Kumar 2018 ) resonates with many strands in Bhai's narrative. The performance of violence in everyday life to script an authoritative presence and to make a living; the use of kin networks and relations of patronage as legitimacy for such

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Ethnographic witnessing

Or, hope is the first anthropological emotion

Carole McGranahan

ethnographic witnessing is, as anthropologist and performance artist Gina Athena Ulysse (2015) puts it, a means of engaging the visceral in the structural so that processes of inequality and dehumanisation can be named and challenged. Witnessing is moral

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Active learning in criminal justice

The benefits of student investigation of wrongful convictions in a higher education setting

Jill Dealey

together. For example, if teachers set an objective in which students are asked to critically analyse the performance of the criminal justice system in relation to miscarriages of justice, this will require a learning outcome to this effect and teaching

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COVID-19 as method

Managing the ubiquity of waste and waste-collectors in India

Tridibesh Dey

-political performances of responsible citizenship ( Hawkins 2001 ). Yet, the mission also revealed socio-economic fault lines among the population of the country. It led to citizen vigilantism ( Doron 2016 ; Luthra 2018 ) and stringent policing of the public space. This

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A Crystal Ball for Forests?

Analyzing the Social-Ecological Impacts of Forest Conservation and Management over the Long Term

Daniel C. Miller, Pushpendra Rana, and Catherine Benson Wahlén

numerical, representations that can be used to compare, evaluate, and rank performance, as well as set standards against which to measure performance. Indicators can be used at multiple spatial and temporal scales, from national indicators like gross

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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

, intellectual interest, performance, and political debate, and how they eventually destroyed their own experiment. The author takes as a model for the history of this tight-knit group Marci Shore's Caviar and Ashes , which similarly followed the complicated and