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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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Alena Minchenia

aimed, as he often repeated, “to enlarge the space of freedom” (field notes, fall 2015). Regular protest actions were in clear contrast with the period after 2010 when activities of political activists and groups were mostly suppressed. 2 However, as

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The Social Life of Fighting Words

The Case of Political Correctness

Ronald S. Stade

time. The expression “politically correct” does not just have a historical or temporal dimension; it also has a spatial dimension in that it spread across global space. Therefore, it is appropriate to draw theoretical inspiration from the long

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Ann Grodzins Gold

Ann Grodzins Gold, Bhrigupati Singh, Farhana Ibrahim, Edward Simpson, and Kirin Narayan

predisposition. As I explained to the students in my “Writing Religion and Culture” seminar in the fall of 2015, I am capable during fieldwork of an inner resonance in ritual contexts and spaces when among devotees ( Wikan 2012 ). If I revert to 1960s jargon, I

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Peter Hervik

powerful; a member of the government, entitlement, and the media give her credibility, popularity, and lots of media space to perform the moral outrage. Moral Outrage and Figured Worlds A second nudge concerns the early research strain that sees motivation

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The Meanings of the Move?

From “Predicaments of Mobility” to “Potentialities in Displacement”

Stephen C. Lubkemann

potentialities as they are to coping with new predicaments. 2 As I have termed it, this “predicaments of mobility approach” tends to preempt analytical space in ways that preclude a priori questions about whether meanings and outcomes other than “loss” might be

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A Protracted Peacebuilding Process

Emile Badarin

operations, derived from the supposedly rational security representations, frame the epistemology of peacebuilding. Methodologically, I consider discourse as a space for the signification and construction of meaningful acts. Although no single definition

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Corinna Mullin and Ian Patel

“rational” transitional behavior. Often concerned with returning the debate to invariably political questions of past repression, inequality and justice, noninstitutional actors often bring their demands to the street by occupying public space and engaging

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Doing Ritual While Thinking about It?

Emma Gobin

readings of this text. NOTES 1 While space does not allow for an exhaustive overview, synthetic surveys can be found in Babcock (1987) , Højbjerg (2002b) , Nijhawan (2006) , Rozenberg (2011) , and Stausberg (2006) . 2 This focus on critical reflexivity

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Erick White

studies of spirit possession in Theravada Buddhist South and Southeast Asia have utilized, extended, and reworked this literature is a necessary and worthwhile project that deserves a thoroughgoing treatment, but space limitations prohibit pursuing that