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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

modernity (chap. 8), or as an illustration of attitudes of the Japanese toward recent environmental catastrophes, who strive to deactivate the hazardous power of nature and create a novel national identity (chap. 11). The phenomena regarded here as

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Portrait

Talal Asad

Talal Asad, Jonathan Boyarin, Nadia Fadil, Hussein Ali Agrama, Donovan O. Schaefer, and Ananda Abeysekara

Weiss). I have speculated—as a very young scholar, it is true—that something of Karl Marx's weakness on the topics of religion and national identity might have had to do with an unacknowledged mortification at Marx's father's opportunistic conversion to

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Weapons for Witnessing

American Street Preaching and the Rhythms of War

Kyle Byron

. 1996 . Shock and Awe: Achieving Rapid Dominance . Washington, DC : National Defense University Press . Weisenfeld , Judith . 2016 . New World A-Coming: Black Religion and Racial Identity during the Great Migration . New York : New York

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Sabina Barone and Mehdi Alioua

, namely, “Africans,” “African migrants,” and “Sub-Saharan migrants.” What do these terms imply and what do they tell us about Moroccan identity? Mehdi Alioua: It's hard to answer that question because it not only has to do with the issue of human

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Undoing Traceable Beginnings

Citizenship and Belonging among Former Burundian Refugees in Tanzania

Patricia Daley, Ng’wanza Kamata, and Leiyo Singo

national identity with the adoption of the nation-state model on independence ( Aminzade 2013 ; Heilman 1998 ; Hunter 2015 ; Nagar 1997 ); and the politics of mobility in the context of economic liberalization and democratization ( Dorman et al. 2007

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Sacred Welcomes

How Religious Reasons, Structures, and Interactions Shape Refugee Advocacy and Settlement

Benjamin Boudou, Hans Leaman, and Maximilian Miguel Scholz

of them find refuge in Muslim-majority countries; five of the ten nations hosting the largest refugee populations within their borders maintain strong Muslim national identities ( UNHCR 2019 ). Scholars have recently been expanding the English

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Laborers, Migrants, Refugees

Managing Belonging, Bodies, and Mobility in (Post)Colonial Kenya and Tanzania

Hanno Brankamp and Patricia Daley

seek to strengthen the relationship between national territory and identity, subliminally fueling calls to “root out” foreigners and xenophobic attacks against Africans from other parts of the continent. We argue that research on migration in Africa

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Peter Merriman, Georgine Clarsen, and Gijs Mom

. The issue opens with two standard articles, one by Panagiotis Zestanakis and the other by Bret Edwards. In his article, “Motorcycling in 1980s Athens: Popularization, Representational Politics, and Social Identities,” Zestanakis examines the rapid

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“It’s Being, Not Doing”

Hospitality and Hostility between Local Faith Actors and International Humanitarian Organizations in Refugee Response

Olivia J. Wilkinson

organizations become more familiar to other secular actors. A Muslim himself, he did not see Muslim organizations in the same way. He thought that this was due to the way that identity was presented by different organizations. Although many of the national NGOs

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Fashioning Masculinities through Migration

Narratives of Romanian Construction Workers in London

Alexandra Urdea

migrants’ lives.” Transnational studies have for a long time had a gender-neutral approach to men, whose gender identity in the migration process was taken for granted ( K. Datta et al. 2009 , quoted in Souralová and Fialová 2017 ). More recently, studies