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Andrew Sanchez

's aims. The articles in this issue speak to core (and in some instances ‘classic’) areas of anthropological debate, such as community, kinship and witchcraft. The collection also engages with philosophically inclined debates in the anthropology of ethics

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Achieving the Ordinary

Everyday Peace and the Other in Bosnian Mixed-Ethnicity Families

Keziah Conrad

Porter (2012), like many others, suggest that the costs of this containment are borne unequally by women. 4 Das responds to Levinas's “grand vision” of ethics, in which the face of the other claims infinite responsibility from me. She asks, “What does

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Edited by Maryon McDonald

understand the technologies of imagination, the ethics and the inequalities of what is generally seen as secular and ‘capitalist’ modern time.

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Sacred Spaces and Civic Action

Topographies of Pluralism in Russia

Melissa L. Caldwell

). Significantly, the pluralistic dimensions of spatially enabled activism may in fact reveal shifting practices and ethics of political ideology that are more progressive and tolerant than may otherwise appear to outside observers. Acknowledgments An

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the human body a centre of attention, but on specific issues problems are such that the approval of tradition becomes crucial. This is definitely the case with the transplantation of body organs. Emerging from a tribal system with Islamic ethics, many

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Jamie McMenamin, Lauri Hyers, Jeroen Nawijn, and Aviva Sinervo

subjects in entomotourism, aka “bug attractions”). The diversity of the authors’ opinions may contribute to the book having a more wide-ranging appeal, contributing to more informed debate on these issues. Part 1, “Ethics and Animal Welfare,” opens with

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Governing Religious Multiplicity

The Ambivalence of Christian-Muslim Public Presences in Post-colonial Tanzania

Hansjörg Dilger

National Examinations Council of Tanzania ( NECTA). In 2005, the Ministry of Education and Culture announced the standardization of religious instruction and the introduction of an additional, compulsory subject entitled Religion and Ethics. In the same

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Doing Personhood in Chinese Culture

The Desiring Individual, Moralist Self and Relational Person

Yunxiang Yan

August 2006) In a similar vein, Liang Shuming (1941), arguably one of the most influential ethicists in China, claims that the primary guiding principle of Chinese ethics is to mutually recognize and prioritize the other party’s needs and feelings in

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Capturing Crisis

Solar Power and Humanitarian Energy Markets in Africa

Jamie Cross

between these components is central to an emerging anthropology of fuel and electricity, where recent debates have centred on questions of ethics ( Appel 2019 ; Bovensiepen forthcoming 2020 ; High and Smith 2019 ; Smith and High 2017 ). In an

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Valeria V. Vasilyeva

a theoretical overview, introducing a set of questions for discussion, which was then followed by short presentations. Several presentations reflected on anthropological work and relations with informants. Olga Khristoforova discussed the ethics of