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Elite ethnography in an insecure place

The methodological implications of “studying up” in Pakistan

Rosita Armytage

.1177/1077800412442818 Mills , Charles Wright . 1956 . The power elite . New York : Oxford University Press . Miyazaki , Hirokazu . 2013 . Arbitraging Japan: Dreams of capitalism at the end of finance . Berkeley : University of California Press . Nader , Laura

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Joyful pessimism

Marginality, disengagement, and the doing of nothing

Martin Demant Frederiksen

or visions of a good life that the fantasies implied. Yet, for many, this optimism led to broken dreams and unachievable futures, and in this way they came to be experienced as a temporally meaningless fit between desired futures and present

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Sabina Barone, Veronika Bernard, Teresa S Büchsel, Leslie Fesenmyer, Bruce Whitehouse, Petra Molnar, Bonny Astor, and Olga R. Gulina

and author of The British Dream: Successes and Failures of Post-War Immigration (2013), has become notorious for his controversial “post-liberal” commentary on the key political issues of the moment. In The Road to Somewhere , Goodhart develops

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Death of a Statesman – Birth of a Martyr

Martyrdom and Memorials in Post–Civil War Lebanon

Are John Knudsen

, party credentials (Lebanese Forces) and his personal qualities. Despite Bashir’s mixed war-time legacy, he is portrayed as the message ( risâla ), dream ( hulm ) and the truth (ḥ aqiqa ). This is bolstered by artefacts and insignia such as crosses

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Narratives of the Invisible

Autobiography, Kinship, and Alterity in Native Amazonia

Vanessa Elisa Grotti and Marc Brightman

societies outside Amazonia ( Chaumeil 1983 ; Eliade 1964 ; Harner 1973) . In native Amazonia, a genre of ritual autobiography exists that combines mythic narratives and stories of personal experience in performances of dreams and visions, and the analysis

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Higher education in the paradigm of speed

Student perspectives on the risks of fast-track degree completion

Laura Louise Sarauw and Simon Ryberg Madsen

demand for fast completion has made her change her navigation pattern in that the planned period of study abroad that she has always dreamed of is suddenly associated with more risk than she is willing to take. According to Student K, there were various

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Taxes for Independence

Rejecting a Fiscal Model of Reciprocity in Peri-urban Bolivia

Miranda Sheild Johansson

. Toward an Anthropological Theory of Value: The False Coin of Our Own Dreams . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . 10.1057/9780312299064 Guano , Emanuela . 2010 . “ Taxpayers, Thieves, and the State: Fiscal Citizenship in Contemporary Italy .” Ethnos 75

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Teachings of Tara

Sacred Place and Human Wellbeing in the Shimla Hills

Jonathan Miles-Watson

), Victory to the Mother: The Hindu Goddess of Northwest India in Myth, Ritual, and Symbol ( New York : Oxford University Press ). Ewing , K. P. ( 1994 ), ‘ Dreams from a Saint: Anthropological Atheism and the Temptation to Believe ’, American

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The anthropology of human-environment relations

Materialism with and without Marxism

Penny McCall Howard

of eliding an analysis of the peculiarly human divisions and dynamics of capitalism. Instead of the earlier tension between the “dwelling” and “commodity” perspectives, Ingold describes the tension “between the pull of hopes and dreams and the drag of

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Undoing Traceable Beginnings

Citizenship and Belonging among Former Burundian Refugees in Tanzania

Patricia Daley, Ng’wanza Kamata, and Leiyo Singo

. Staeheli , Lynn A. , Patricia Ehrkamp , Helga Leitner , and Caroline R. Nagel . 2012 . “ Dreaming the Ordinary: Daily Life and the Complex Geographies of Citizenship .” Progress in Human Geography 36 ( 5 ): 628 – 644 . 10