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Boys and Education in the Global South

Emerging Vulnerabilities and New Opportunities for Promoting Changes in Gender Norms

Gary Barker, Ravi Verma, John Crownover, Marcio Segundo, Vanessa Fonseca, Juan Manuel Contreras, Brian Heilman, and Peter Pawlak

This article presents a review of global data on boys' education in the Global South and recent findings on the influence of boys' educational attainment on their attitudes and behaviors in terms of gender equality. The article also presents three examples—from Brazil, the Balkans, and India—on evaluated, school-based approaches for engaging boys and girls in reducing gender-based violence and promoting greater support for gender equality. Recommendations are provided for how to integrate such processes into the public education system in such a way that provides benefits for both boys and girls in a relational approach.

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Ivi Daskalaki and Nadina Leivaditi

of diverse actions of “emergency” support and “solidarity” for refugees ( Papataxiarchis 2016a , 2016b , 2016c , 2016d ; Rozakou 2016 ). Following the closure of state borders along the Balkan route and the implementation of the EU

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Jytte Klausen, The Islamic Challenge. Politics and Religion in Western Europe (Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, 2005).

Reviewed by Joyce Mushaben

David Art, The Politics of the Nazi Past in Germany and Austria (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006)

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Michael Bernhard, Institutions and the Fate of Democracy: Germany and Poland in the 20th Century (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005))

Reviewed by John Bendix

Brian Rathbun, Partisan Interventions: European Party Politics and Peace Enforcement in the Balkans (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004).

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Judd Stitziel, Fashioning Socialism: Clothing, Politics and Consumer Culture in East Germany (New York: Berg, 2005).

Reviewed by Catherine Plum

Cindy Skach, Borrowing Constitutional Designs: Constitutional Law in Weimar Germany and the French Fifth Republic, (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005).

Reviewed by Michael Bernhard

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On the Asphalt Path to Divinity

Contemporary Transformations in Albanian Bektashism: The Case of Sari Saltik Teqe in Kruja

Marta Kołczyńska

This article presents one of the many faces of contemporary Islam in the Balkans, that of the Bektashi community in Albania, and specifically the Sari Saltik teqe (sanctuary) on Kruja mountain. In so doing, it sheds light on the role of religion in 'post-atheist' Albania, while taking into account major changes to the religious landscape in the post-communist, and arguably post-transformation context. The essay ethnographically examines the challenges posed by societal changes for the Kruja teqe, which is undergoing its own micro-scale technological revolution in the form of a newly constructed asphalt road to the top of the mountain, which will likely have far-reaching consequences for the shrine and the whole local community. The essay thus illustrates how Albanian society has become entangled with the turbulent processes of modernisation, increased mobility and the globalising world.

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Tintin and Corto Maltese

The European Adventurer Meets the Colonial Other

Dani Filc

Capricorn and anti-imperialist struggles in Latin America and Africa in Beyond the Windy Isles (1970–1971, 2010) and The Ethiopian . Corto sides with Republican freedom fighters in Ireland and the Balkans ( Concerto in O Minor for Harps and

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European Anthropology as a Fortuitous Accident?

Reflections on the Sustainability of the Field

Čarna Brković

are neither quite clearly modern, nor quite clearly Other – which abound in Eastern Europe. Eastern Europe and the Balkans pose an epistemological conundrum to anthropology, as regions hegemonically understood as undergoing perpetual modernisation

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Theory from the Peripheries

What Can the Anthropology of Postsocialism Offer to European Anthropology?

Ognjen Kojanić

the transposition of Said's ideas to study processes similar to ‘orientalisation’ in other contexts. These analyses considered such geographical categories as Eastern Europe or the Balkans, historicising their construction and proliferation in academic

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Home Away from Home

Ethnography of an EU Erasmus+ Project

Terry Lamb and Danila Mayer

having their first gathering and training in a youth hostel in Antwerp. This project is aimed at taking a select group of high school students to some of the significant places in migration routes within Europe, such as Calais or the Balkans. The focus

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Babak Rezvani

Central Russia, relatively far away from Central Asia and the Caucasus. Tatars speak a Kipchak Turkic language. Similar to Muslims of South Asia, Turkey, the Balkans, Afghanistan and Central Asia, and similar to their ethnic neighbours, the Bashkorts (also

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Catherine Plum, Klaus Berghahn, Gregory Smulewicz-Zucker, David Freis, and Matthew Eckel

the back cover Illies call his book “1913: Die Geschichte eines ungeheuren Jahres,” which characterizes its narrative much better than the original subtitle. 1913 was indeed a monstrous year that overshadowed the whole twentieth century. In the Balkan