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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

a ‘spiritual war’ against family members who are accused of witchcraft, puts enormous stress on intimate social relationships. Moreover, the endless requirement to offer money to the church means that bills and school fees cannot be paid, increasing

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The Death Throes of Sacrificed Chicken

Triggering Critical Reflexive Stances on Ritual Action in Togo

Marie Daugey

Togo has been Kabye. While his presence at some rituals heightens their spectacular nature, his support in the form of gifts or money for initiations or expensive sacrifices—as in the example I discuss below—has become a ‘tradition’ in parts of Kabye

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A Phone without Names

Distrust and Duress in Côte d’Ivoire

Kathrin Heitz-Tokpa

mentioned that such stereotypical characteristics raised suspicion among the rebels or were used as a pretext to either extort money or recruit the person on the spot (see Heitz-Tokpa 2014 ). The rebels asked him many questions: Who was he? Where was he

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Suburban Dissent

Defining Neighborhood Space and Place in Perth, Western Australia

Jocelyn D. Avery

came together to express their grievances about fines that were levied against landowners who had not spent sufficient money developing their land allotments, and the waste of public money on poor infrastructure. Later that year, the plank that served

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Danger, Moral Opacity, and Outrage

Fear of Jihadism and the Terrorist Threat in Southern Mali

Tone Sommerfelt

he also included men who pray at the Markaz, that is, Tablighi Jama’at. In Bah’s view, financing from Wahhabis abroad reaches beyond funding just missionary activities and the building of mosques in Mali. Money from Qatar to mosques in Bamako is

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Bonee and Fitina

Mbororo Nomads Facing and Adapting to Conflict in Central Africa

Adamou Amadou

protect the Mbororo nomads and instead extorted cattle and money from them. Mbororo refugees viewed the events between 2003 and the time they left (2005–2007) as corresponding with the gradual increase in political instability in the CAR. This confirms the

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Stacy M. K. George

the advertisements currently on the radio that are supported by the pro-choice advocates. As the woman holding the jar approaches the back aisle where I am sitting, I lean over and politely ask: “Now, what is this money for? Advertisements for what

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The Meanings of the Move?

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

Stephen C. Lubkemann

wives in transnationally polygynous marriages often received a reduced share of resources from migrant husbands, since South African wives had the advantage in pressing their claims at the point where the money was earned by their spouses. Finally, while

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Kosher Biotech

Between Religion, Regulation, and Globalization

Johan Fischer

everyday life, and a governing ethos, such as making money or a particular management principle ( Hirsch and Gellner 2001 ). A central question is how organizations think about and practice kosher production, trade, and regulation. Ferguson and Gupta

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Assessing and Adapting Rituals That Reproduce a Collectivity

The Large-Scale Rituals of the Repkong Tantrists in Tibet

Nicolas Sihlé

necessary. After a while, seeing a young man walking up the slope toward us, Dorje Gyel, the main Zhitro manager, gave him some money and asked him to fetch sodas for the group. After their drinks, I asked whether the elders would like me to take a group