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Lotte Buch Segal, Emilija Zabiliūtė, Marco Motta, Resto Cruz, Andrew M. Jefferson, and Veena Das

. Textures is as much about desire, kinship, attachment, and human-spiritual relations as it is about violence, which reflects how Das works as an anthropologist in the deep understanding that social phenomena only in hindsight separates out neatly as being

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Michael D. Jackson

interrupts, unsettles, and resists the moral assumptions and logocentric modes of discourse we tend to privilege in our desire to protect the status quo, govern the world, or render it intelligible. REFERENCES Graeber , David . 2011 . Debt: The First 5

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The Dialectics of Displacement and Emplacement

Henrik Vigh and Jesper Bjarnesen

generate novel social positions, avenues of mobility, and worth in the process of dismantling old ones. They instantiate formations and relations that come to inform more socially oriented fears and desires and become frames of action and understanding

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Curating Conflict

Four Exhibitions on Jerusalem

Sa'ed Atshan and Katharina Galor

conflate the past and the present. The archeology and cultural heritage of the city is often mired in the politics of ethno-religious contestation grounded in a desire for redress from victimhood. Thus, for many or even most Jewish Israelis, Jerusalem

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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

, nationalism reflects a desire to justify one's eligibility for rights and access to resources rather than a sense of a shared community with one's fellow citizens ( Dorman et al. 2007 ; Englebert 2009 ). As Mahmood Mamdani (2007: 22) puts it, “the key

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Bernard B. Fyanka and Julaina A. Obika

of—yet at the heart of—a clan and of Ugandan society” (30), through the figure of Kate, a mother of two in her mid-twenties, with big dreams and desires, and whose personal agency is reflected throughout her life and letters to Mogensen. The first

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Seeking Recognition, Becoming Citizens

Achievements and Grievances among Former Combatants from Three Wars

Johanna Söderström

with the amount of material recognition to date. Sackaria's experience speaks to how many SWAPO veterans felt. Sackaria feels forgotten by the state as the state is seen as unable to provide for veterans. His desire for recognition is both linked to

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Performance, Power, Exclusion, and Expansion in Anthropological Accounts of Protests

Aet Annist

progressive or conservative principles. By being brought into the open through the protests, the claims for political dividing lines vanish, naked power can be forced into the open, and the actual blatant desire to remain in power, rather than promoting

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Suburban Dissent

Defining Neighborhood Space and Place in Perth, Western Australia

Jocelyn D. Avery

“disjunctures” can be ambiguous but are useful “for thinking about the desires, possibilities and practices through which people seek to modulate or rework their social relationships” (2012: 42). Amit identifies “time, space, deflection and redefinition” as four

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Telling Tales?

Subjective Ethnography and Situated Narratives in Longitudinal Research on Violence in Nicaragua

Dennis Rodgers

downplayed the whole experience and its consequences. 5 This, of course, complicates my writing process beyond simply taking his representational desires into account. If I try to write about Bismarck's life chronologically, this obviously inevitably means