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Manijeh Nasrabadi, Maryam Aras, Alexander Djumaev, Sina Zekavat, Mary Elaine Hegland, Rosa Holman, and Amina Tawasil

‘America’s last taboo’. It situates the Israeli occupation of Palestine at the centre of a sweeping, yet nuanced, analysis of post–Second World War contestations over the meaning and practice of anti-racism and anti-colonialism. This book also addresses the

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Report from the Region

The “Anti-Gender” Wave Contested: Gender Studies, Civil Society, and the State in Eastern Europe and Beyond*

kindergarten children), similarly aggressive anti-immigration discourse or anti-Muslim racism in particular and aggressive responses to other feminist discourses and policies, on the other. Fourth, as this dual “argument” unfolds we witness, in parallel, the

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Linguistic Identities in Post-Conflict Societies

Current Issues and Developments in Northern Ireland

Freya Stancombe-Taylor

society is hardly that uncomplicated’. References Eriksen , T. H. ( 2001 ), Small Places, Large Issues: An Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology ( London : Pluto Press ). Helleiner , J. ( 2000 ), Irish Travellers: Racism and

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Language and a Continent in Flux

Twenty-First Century Tensions of Inclusion and Exclusion

Philip McDermott and Sarah McMonagle

taboos surrounding ‘racism’ there. The authors call for a critical race perspective to be introduced to better understand the experiences of plurilingual people who are othered. Finally, Nikolett Szelei (Lisbon) considers levels of language diversity in

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Public Health in Eastern Europe

Visible Modernization and Elusive Gender Transformation

Evguenia Davidova

; eating habits and alcoholism; specific illnesses that afflicted the rural population (pellagra); and racial degeneration. It was the latter that coalesced anxieties of depopulation with nationalism, racism, and anti-Semitism. Within this amalgam

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Becoming Communist

Ideals, Dreams, and Nightmares

Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild

early days, through attempts to perfect the behavior of those at the Lenin School and purge them of racism, classism, and sexism, to the lived experience in Spain during the civil war, to the general fight against fascism during World War II, to the

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“Stop it, f*ggot!”

Producing East European Geosexual Backwardness in the Drop-In Centre for Male Sex Workers in Berlin

Victor Trofimov

. Friedrich (ed.), Rassismus in der Leistungsgesellschaft: Analysen und kritische Perspektiven zu den rassistischen Normalisierungsprozessen der ‘Sarrazindebatte’ [Racism in Performance Society: Analyses and Critical Perspective of Racist Normalizing

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European Anthropology as a Fortuitous Accident?

Reflections on the Sustainability of the Field

Čarna Brković

referred to a theoretical study ‘that classified and generalized the results of a strictly descriptive ethnography’ ( Gingrich 2005: 87 ), while the term ‘anthropology’ ( Anthropologie ) carries associations of racism, genocide, and evolutionist physical

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Children Born of War

A European Research Network Exploring the Life Histories of a Hidden Population

Kimberley Anderson and Sophie Roupetz

exposed to discrimination and racism. Approximately half of the sample thus perceives itself as being rather passively extradited, whereas one-fifth describes more active strategies. First results indicate that the extent of narratives featuring “belonging

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From Ebony to Ivory

‘Cosmetic’ Investments in the Body

Chiara Pussetti

European colonial expansion. The global beauty, health and fitness industries converge with genderism, classism and racism in ways that select certain bodies as ‘lazy’, ‘sloppy’, ‘slovenly’, ‘ordinary’ and ‘unprofessional’ as well as giving them a