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Dmitry V. Arzyutov and Sergei A. Kan

discursive colonization of Siberia. The political demand was being conceptualized and instrumentalized by ethnographers, many of whom were actively involved in the political life of these regions (as census takers or as authors of reports to the Committee of

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Svetlana Huusko

, along with members of other ethnicities poured into Siberia following the state-sponsored industrialization of the area. The population of the Severobaikal'skii district rocketed from 2,644 in 1926 to 40,213 in 1989 ( USSR Census 1926 , 1989 ). By the

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Scale and Number

Framing an Ideology of Pastoral Plenty in Rural Mongolia

Joseph Bristley

livestock censuses. Official numbers of Erdene's livestock, dating back to shortly after the foundation of Erdene district in 1938, are presented on a large board in Erdene's ramshackle district museum. These figures, which actually show significant

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Governing Religious Multiplicity

The Ambivalence of Christian-Muslim Public Presences in Post-colonial Tanzania

Hansjörg Dilger

the decision not to include ‘religion’ as a category in the national census “on the grounds that [statistics on religious affiliation] were politically sensitive and could undermine national unity and security” ( Ndaluka 2012: 2 ). However, while the

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Amanda J. Reinke

.1080/02757206.2011.626777 . 10.1080/02757206.2011.626777 USCB (United States Census Bureau) ( 2019 ), ‘ QuickFacts: Richmond city, Virginia ’, https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/richmondcityvirginia . VDOE (Virginia Department of Education) ( 2020 ), ‘ Virginia cohort

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Capturing Crisis

Solar Power and Humanitarian Energy Markets in Africa

Jamie Cross

governable. Until recently, these processes have primarily been viewed through the lens of policing and securitization, with surveys and census practices, as well as new forms of biometric documentation, understood as processes of capture that are intended

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Experiments in Excreta to Energy

Sustainability Science and Bio-Necro Collaboration in Urban Ghana

Brenda Chalfin

interpretations are my own. Notes 1 Ashaiman, population 200,000 (2010 census), is located twenty miles from Ghana's national capital and grew from an informal settlement serving the nearby port city of Tema. In 2008 it was designated an autonomous

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Visceral non-presence

Ethnography in the age of COVID

Jessica Brinkworth, Korinta Maldonado, Ellen Moodie, and Gilberto Rosas

cent mixed-race and 60 per cent white ( Retail Coach 2016 ), numbers that will likely change when the results of the 2020 census are released. Further, the census does not account for the hundreds of predominantly Mexican American farmworkers and their

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Azim Malikov

.N. ( 2005 ), ‘ Gellner, the “Saints” and Central Asia: Between Islam and Nationalism ’, InnerAsia 7 , no. 1 : 65 – 86 , https://doi.org/10.1163/146481705793647017 . Abramson , D. ( 2001 ), ‘ Identity Counts: The Soviet Legacy and the Census in

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Suburban Dissent

Defining Neighborhood Space and Place in Perth, Western Australia

Jocelyn D. Avery

broadly that places exist in minds as much as on maps, that people do not have to be present in a space to be marginalized by conflict, and that being present in a space does not necessarily confer belonging. Notes 1 The latest available census