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Eschatology, Ethics, and Ēthnos

Ressentiment and Christian Nationalism in the Anthropology of Christianity

Jon Bialecki

charities had with desegregation ( Balmer 2006 , 2014 ). This is not to suggest that all conservative evangelical political action is racist at the level of animating desire, but it does show that a sense of perceived threat can be the event through which

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Seeking Recognition, Becoming Citizens

Achievements and Grievances among Former Combatants from Three Wars

Johanna Söderström

with the amount of material recognition to date. Sackaria's experience speaks to how many SWAPO veterans felt. Sackaria feels forgotten by the state as the state is seen as unable to provide for veterans. His desire for recognition is both linked to

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Performance, Power, Exclusion, and Expansion in Anthropological Accounts of Protests

Aet Annist

progressive or conservative principles. By being brought into the open through the protests, the claims for political dividing lines vanish, naked power can be forced into the open, and the actual blatant desire to remain in power, rather than promoting

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Moral Thresholds of Outrage

The March for Hrant Dink and New Ways of Mobilization in Turkey

Lorenzo D’Orsi

” ( Silverman 1996 ), a way of introducing the “not-me” into the memory reserve of the subjects, thus giving substance to ethical and emotional identifications through which people participate in others’ desires and sufferings. It also weakens the narratives of

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Beyond Economy and Religion

Resources and Socio-cosmic Fields in Odisha, India

Roland Hardenberg

circulates in the form of various resources between humans and non-humans. In this monistic understanding of the world, provisioning and exchange do not simply satisfy individual desires; they recreate society as a whole. Economy is, as Sahlins (2013: 170

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Made in Nigeria

Duress and Upwardly Mobile Youth in the Biography of a Young Entrepreneur in Enugu

Inge Ligtvoet

of a job, for which he had neither the time nor the desire. He celebrated the electricity and, even though he was cheerfully chatting with friends and customers who visited his workshop that morning, he used every second of it vigorously. At noon

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Guarding the Body

Private Security Work in Rio de Janeiro

Erika Robb Larkins

achieved their desired goal of clearing urban spaces of “undesirables,” then hospitality security is what is expected inside of such spaces. Outside, the old model of “harder” security still exists in spades ( Robb Larkins 2013 ). So we might link the

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The Chaco Skies

A Socio-cultural History of Power Relations

Alejandro Martín López and Agustina Altman

on. Such bodily forms are conceived by the Guaycurú as pervious, with vague limits, pulled by desires and asymmetric relations with other bodies, just as other authors have pointed out for several South American groups (see Echeverri 2005: 238 ). The

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Adopting a Resistance Lens

An Exploration of Power and Legitimacy in Transitional Justice

Julie Bernath and Sandra Rubli

deviant ( Jones, Bernath, and Rubli 2013 ). 7 Sriram (2012: 69) also questions whether the resistance of these actors is ever “truly local” or motivated “by any desire to defend the rights and claims of the local population.” Resistance to transitional

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A Ritual Demystified

The Work of Anti-wonder among Sufi Reformists and Traditionalists in a Macedonian Roma Neighborhood

Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic

Egypt . Berkeley : University of California Press . 10.1525/california/9780520209268.001.0001 Stasch , Rupert . 2016 . “ Singapore, Big Village of the Dead: Cities as Figures of Desire, Domination, and Rupture among Korowai of Indonesian Papua