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Leyla Neyzi, Nida Alahmad, Nina Gren, Martha Lagace, Chelsey Ancliffe, and Susanne Bregnbæk

urban spaces of the organizations that bring disabled veterans together, creating an activist movement. His ethnographic anecdotes bring to life the everyday camaraderie and humor characteristic of groups of disabled veterans. While the title of gazi

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Stacy M. K. George

since the previous month, the persecution they had to endure, or any breakthroughs in the collective fight for individual freedom. Barrier to outsiders By converting the meetings into sacred spaces, the TP is able to establish moral boundary markers for

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Eileen Barker

Linda Woodhead, James T. Richardson, Martyn Percy, Catherine Wessinger, and Eileen Barker

about the media, for example, she notes that the overriding interest is to get a story that will attract new audiences and retain existing ones for the sake of revenue. Deadlines are tight, and word space is limited. There are various tropes and stock

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Steven Brooke, Dafne Accoroni, Olga Ulturgasheva, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Eugenia Roussou, Francesco Vacchiano, Jeffrey D. Howison, Susan Greenwood, Yvonne Daniel, Joana Bahia, Gloria Goodwin Raheja, Charles Lincoln Vaughan, Katrien Pype, and Linda van de Kamp

. Thousands of Moroccans fleeing starvation, war, and drought in the Sus and Talfied regions were coerced into de-lousing stations. As a result of dahirs (royal edicts) issued from 1915 to 1924, doctors could enter any private or religious space to forcibly

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Khaled Furani

accommodate her own reasoning about God, gods, or the Eucharist, because for anthropologists before and after her the discipline is viewed as a home for reason, a vast space of non-belief in the theistic sense of belief. Thus far I have discussed ways in which

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Adopting a Resistance Lens

An Exploration of Power and Legitimacy in Transitional Justice

Julie Bernath and Sandra Rubli

addition, an instrumental understanding of the affected population allows such an approach, which prioritizes local ownership and participation in order to defuse resistance and close space for debate. We are not so much interested in how predefined sets of

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Belonging in a New Myanmar

Identity, Law, and Gender in the Anthropology of Contemporary Buddhism

Juliane Schober

enabled different realities—in time, space, and identity—to become constant features of social life, thus largely foreclosing the possibility of living in an exclusively emic imaginary. They mediate often disjointed, fragmented, and episodic narratives

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The Uncanniness of Missionary Others

A Discursive Analysis of a Century of Anthropological Writings on Missionary Ethnographers

Travis Warren Cooper

Six). I am personally most interested in Discourse Four, however, with its expanded anthropological purview that departs from the missionary veranda but then returns back to that context as a veritable space for data and study—an agenda shared, at

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The Ethics of Collective Sponsorship

Virtuous Action and Obligation in Contemporary Tibet

Jane Caple

. Instead, it reopened a space for moral (voluntary) giving, reasserting the virtue of both monastics and lay donors, the latter’s gifts now untainted by obligation. 7 It thus re-established the normative basis for the flow of wealth from the laity as

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Bonee and Fitina

Mbororo Nomads Facing and Adapting to Conflict in Central Africa

Adamou Amadou

difficulties in maintaining their lifestyle, both in relation to demography and occupation of land. Discussions surrounding “the end of pastoralism” ( Burnham 1999 ), which referred to a general lack of space and increasing tenure conflicts, are back on the