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Violence and Identification

Everyday Ethnic Identity in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Torsten Kolind

, and the like. Though these values are central to Muslims, they are not exclusively Muslim virtues, but rather part of a general moral codex, which, for instance, overlaps with the ideology of Communism that says “work hard, don’t cheat your neighbours

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Recapturing the Lost

Digitalized Memories of the Rhodesian Bush War

Ane Marie Ørbø Kirkegaard

conservative civilization and communist hell. In this struggle, from a Rhodesian point of view, color mattered less than ideology, at least rhetorically ( Figure 1 ). Hence, in Rhodesian narratives, black and white struggled together to save the country

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Matthew Carey, Ida Nielsen Sølvhøj, Eve Monique Zucker, Younes Saramifar, and Louis Frankenthaler

, politics, memories, ideologies, beliefs, and events that together tell the story of the genocide and the refugee communities it produced. This book is an excellent choice for students, scholars, or others interested in Cambodia, genocide, postconflict, and

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Abhishek Choudhary, Rhys Machold, Ricardo Cardoso, Andreas Hackl, Martha Lagace, and Carly Machado

: after the Six-Day War, it gained control of East Jerusalem and occupied the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and the Syrian Golan Heights. How this “unification” disguises a politically and ideologically driven occupation becomes evident on the yearly

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Exceptionalism and Necropolitical Security Dynamics in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Tomas Salem

democracy often used to negate the existence of racism in Brazil. In their work, this myth is foundational for the ideology of white domination in the country. It acts to conceal, or to “camouflage” (Pauschinger, this issue), racism in Brazil through a

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Jeanne Favret-Saada’s Minimal Ontology

Belief and Disbelief of Mystical Forces, Perilous Conditions, and the Opacity of Being

Theodoros Kyriakides

constitutes an important part of Yukaghir tradition and cosmology. As he contends, following Slavoj Žižek’s postmodern writings on ideology, the Yukaghirs “know very well that in conducting their ritual activities they are following an illusion. Still, they do

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The Uncanniness of Missionary Others

A Discursive Analysis of a Century of Anthropological Writings on Missionary Ethnographers

Travis Warren Cooper

ideological and normative trappings of religion, frame their work in the name of scientific objectivity, advocate for the preservation of indigenous practices rather than their transformation (or eradication), and eventually establish their profession as a

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Rethinking Resistance to Transitional Justice

Briony Jones and Thomas Brudholm

or local resistances not tied to the overthrow of systems or even to ideologies of emancipation” ( Abu-Lughod 1990: 41 ; see also Ong [2010] and the classic references by Scott [1985 , 1990 ]). These studies of resistance by anthropologists have

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Legacies, Trajectories, and Comparison in the Anthropology of Buddhism

Nicolas Sihlé and Patrice Ladwig

institutions have remained rare. 8 This literature has engaged with themes like that of the gift, an important feature of lay-monastic interactions, 9 or renunciation, showing this notion’s ideological force, even in the context of Japan’s married priesthood

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So What Is the Anthropology of Buddhism About?

David N. Gellner

the ideology of progress (or creative destruction) of the wider society, they also frequently turn their fire on the failings of their own disciplinary ancestors. Theravāda studies have moved on and grown greatly in sophistication. There is clear