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Lesley Gill

with the white working class than leftist analyses. As rising fears of cultural eclipse, economic decline, and elite resentment drive the appeal of right-wing nationalists in the United States, Europe, India, and beyond, what role should intellectuals

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Rethinking the class politics of boredom

Marguerite van den Berg and Bruce O’Neill

, intensified all the more by the financial crisis, however, has fundamentally changed the coordinates of work and class in ways that have led to a changing engagement with boredom, one that holds implications for ethnographic inquires into time, space, and

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Left Behind by COVID-19

Experiences of “Left-Behind” Girls in Rural China

Jue Wang

Introduction As COVID-19 infections began spreading quickly in late January 2020 in China, the Ministry of Education ordered all schools to hold virtual classes in February to fulfill their learning objectives. 1 This official policy

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Do (Not) Follow in My Footsteps

How Mothers Influence Working-Class Girls’ Aspirations

Melissa Swauger

This article examines how working-class mothers influence their daughters' aspirations. Data was gathered from focus groups and interviews with twenty-one white and African American working-class girls and fifteen of their mothers from Southwestern Pennsylvania, United States. Research revealed that the mothers' advice is gendered, class-based, and racialized, and that it emphasizes the importance of caregiving, living near family, and financial independence and security. Qualitatively examining the messages related to work and family that working-class mothers relay to their daughters and how daughters take in these messages shows the contradictions that emerge when working-class mothers support aspiration formation.

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L'estomac, le chemin du coeur et la transformation du monde

Femmes, nourriture, relations et parenté pratiques en Turquie

Marie Helene Sauner-Leroy

majorité du « manger sain », qui fait référence à une norme des classes favorisées reprise par les classes moyennes, quelle que soit la pratique religieuse, même si la définition de ce qui est « sain » peut varier, comme l'a noté Uğurlu (2012 : 40

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God's Delivery State

Taxes, Tithes, and a Rightful Return in Urban Ghana

Anna-Riikka Kauppinen

and Sammy were structurally relatively well-off middle-class Christians with contrasting attitudes toward taxation. As a devout born-again Charismatic Pentecostal Christian who was training to become a pastor, Elikem viewed paying taxes as a Christian

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Concerning Durkheim's 1899 Lecture ‘On Penal Sanctions’

Introduction, Translation Notes, and Comments

Ronjon Paul Datta and François Pizarro Noël

Durkheim's handwritten lecture notes prepared by Pizarro Noël (this issue). Durkheim routinely wrote his lectures in a rush at the last minute, just prior to class. As he wrote in a letter to Mauss in January 1900, ‘Or cette année, depuis décembre, je

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From In-Itself to Practico-Inert

Freedom, Subjectivity and Progress

Kimberly S. Engels

’ which mediates the possibilities for our projects. This ontological realm includes human-made objects, language, passively received ideas, social objects or institutions, and class being. Showing the transition from in-itself in BN to practico-inert in

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Aaron Kappeler

ambivalence that was always a central feature of the peasant category. As Henry Bernstein (2001: 30 ) has argued, “the peasant” is often portrayed as “an absence of class,” rather than one particular outcome of the process of class formation. As a result, the

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The Social Consequences of Brexit for the UK and Europe

Euroscepticism, Populism, Nationalism, and Societal Division

Steve Corbett

.” This led Stephen George (1998) to famously describe the UK as an “awkward partner” with the rest of Europe. As a result, a pragmatic and skeptical position about grand projects has been the British political class’s approach to the EU, with a narrow