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Ken Stein, Yael Berda, Galia Golan, Pnina Peri, Yuval Benziman, Dalia Gavriely-Nuri, Muzna Awayed-Bishara, and Aziza Khazzoom

actually accepting that the other group is also part of the individual’s identity. The ‘self’ in the Hebrew autobiographies is comprised not only of the mainstream stereotypical national narrative, but of other opposing dimensions as well. This complexity

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Ksenia Gavrilova

village is ascribed to women, while nomadic life is associated with men), gender stereotypes, 9 migration, and demographic processes ( Povoroznyuk et al. 2010: 3, 14, 18 ; for a contradicting case, see Liarskaya 2010 ). In Oliutorskii District of

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Yuval Gozansky

and establish their own all-girls’ soccer team. In each of its 24 episodes, this realistic drama presents the girls as leaders—smart, entrepreneurial, assertive, and resolute. They manage to overcome gender barriers and shatter gender stereotypes as

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Rebranding Desolation

The Allure of Israel’s Desert Landscapes

Amelia Rosenberg Weinreb

insular social networks, lower levels of national assimilation, lower income, lack of local jobs, negative stereotyping, low self-image, weak local place attachment, and years of significant underrepresentation in both political and non-political sectors

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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

but rather by exposing the sexual identity in such an open and stereotypical way as possible. In such a way, he openly sought to challenge the heteronormative and homophobic attitudes widespread among Romanian hustlers, therefore ultimately distancing

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Racial and Social Prejudice in the Colonial Empire

Issues Raised by Miscegenation in Portugal (Late Nineteenth to Mid-Twentieth Centuries)

Patrícia Ferraz de Matos

of a pluricontinental nation was defended, comprising Portuguese of all ‘races’. The discriminatory ideas of the Colonial Act began to be abandoned. To designate ‘ indígenas ’, other more neutral terms were employed, although stereotypes were still

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Reflecting the “Field”

Two Vepsian Villages and three Researchers

Laura Siragusa and Madis Arukask

photographs facilitated trust between locals and me, and initiated possible discussions. Thanks to those diaries, Madis could also reveal a more complex personality that made us reconsider our initial impression of Peterson as a stereotypical Soviet social

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Family on the Edge

Neblagopoluchnaia Family and the State in Yakutsk and Magadan, Russian Federation

Lena Sidorova and Elena Khlinovskaya Rockhill

such derogatory names as deribasy, ulusniki, mambety at young people hangouts, these urbanites included not only Russians, but urban Sakha as well. The consequences of this stereotyping became visible in the work of the Yakutsk child welfare network

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Liberalism in Israel

Between the ‘Good Person’ and the ‘Bad Citizen’

Menachem Mautner

cultural stereotypes and by cultural institutions that ignore the creative legacy of members of her group. 5 Starkly expressive of the fact that the LFH and lower-class Mizrahim live in separate worlds of meaning is the fact that in all of the state

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Alla Bolotova, Anastasia Karaseva, and Valeria Vasilyeva

“There are no roads in the North” is a common stereotype about the Russian Arctic. 1 Social scientists working there often become annoyed by this postulate, not only because it presumes an essential immobility of the local population that is far