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Anna Bara and Erika Monahan

stereotypes about Kazakh backwardness. China was another escape route, although Soviet authorities attempted to arrest and, on some occasions, shot fleeing Kazakhs. In the Karatal affair in late 1930, Soviets shot several families trying to cross the border

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Making Sense of the Remote Areas

Films and Stories from a Tundra Village

Petia Mankova

different ways. Having done anthropological fieldwork in the village, I watched the documentaries with mixed feelings; I could feel the atmosphere of the village, I knew the people, and so I became annoyed with the implicit stereotypes that transformed

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Mobility and Infrastructure in the Russian Arctic

Das Sein bestimmt das Bewusstsein?

Nikolai Vakhtin

show the inverse—that people’s assessment and perception of their infrastructural situation is informed by their behavior and interactions? The North and the Arctic are notoriously stereotyped as hard to get to and infrastructurally deficient. People

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Ian S. Lustick

-Jewish settlers, equaling approximately 15 percent of all Jews living across the Green Line. Her primary concern is to debunk stereotypical images of American-Jewish settlers as messianic ‘crazies’ or opportunists by uncovering their motivations for “self

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Tatiana Argounova-Low, Oxana Zemtsova, and Anna Bara

concepts, meanings and stereotypes. Campbell uses photographs as tools for speaking out, thus bequeathing images with a power and ability that equals to the agency of their own. Although many readers will believe in the power of the image and photographs to

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Geographical Imagination, Anthropology, and Political Exiles

Photographers of Siberia in Late Imperial Russia

Tatiana Saburova

genres and institutions included durable stereotypes, but it was not monolithic nor was it immutable. Siberia was depicted as a realm of exile, a place of hard labor, marked by darkness and frigidity, a vastness devoid of life. But at the same time

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Dan Avnon, Nitzan Lebovic, Raymond Cohen, Elie Friedman, Sara Helman, Gad Barzilai, and Ari Ariel

questions as it answers. Can the state be personified? Can any single factor provide a global explanation of Israeli foreign policy? Is Jewish anxiety not an oversimplified and stereotypical concept? Is it fair to ignore the violent and volatile environment

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Two Patterns of Modernization

An Analysis of the Ethnic Issue in Israel

Shlomo Fischer

of the established, mainly Ashkenazi elites, such as the author and painter Yair Garboz, referred back to old stereotypes and castigated the Likud voters, of whom the Mizrahim are a very visible and major component, for being irrational, magical, and

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Kendall House, Alexander King, and Karl Mertens

: the residents view their land use as self help and use of a public good in the face of a severe conventional housing shortage; whereas the municipality and some citizens view the residents of these settlements as freeloaders (nakhalovki), a stereotype

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Konstantin Klokov

stereotypes of his or her behavior ( Klokov et al. 2013: 184 ). Such definition allows to use all the advantages of the context analysis, and at the same time does not restrict the researcher’s ability to offer and test hypotheses. Thus, emic and etic