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Achieving the Ordinary

Everyday Peace and the Other in Bosnian Mixed-Ethnicity Families

Keziah Conrad

ownership of particular territories ( Hayden 2002 ; Iveković 2002 ). Although Islamic leaders came late to the nationalist party and assumed a defensive posture with respect to chauvinist Serb and Croat ideologies, they, too, have become vigorous proponents

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A Phone without Names

Distrust and Duress in Côte d’Ivoire

Kathrin Heitz-Tokpa

, a fierce competition among possible successors for the presidency ensued and gradually split the country into different political camps. One rhetoric tool that emerged in the political struggle was ivoirité , an ethno-nationalistic ideology of

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The Death Throes of Sacrificed Chicken

Triggering Critical Reflexive Stances on Ritual Action in Togo

Marie Daugey

they reach an agreement regarding a new hypothesis, which they will submit forthwith to the divinity by sacrificing another chicken. Should the second animal also die on its belly, this leads to a severe turn: according to local ideology, the deity is

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The White Cotton Robe

Charisma and Clothes in Tibetan Buddhism Today

Magdalena Maria Turek

an instrument of ideological dispute, reflecting the competition between lay yogins and ordained monks ( DiValerio 2015 ; Larsson 2012 ; Quintman 2014 ). Tsültrim Tarchin also referred to some of the anti-monastic sentiments expressed in these

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Adopting a Resistance Lens

An Exploration of Power and Legitimacy in Transitional Justice

Julie Bernath and Sandra Rubli

because they disqualify “indigenous conceptions of justice as a distraction from the grand ‘modernizing’ mission of Western societies” and are thus ideologically attached to “a colonial denial of local self-determination in the name of liberalization and

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Staying out of Place

The Being and Becoming of Burundian Refugees in the Camp and the City

Simon Turner

defending—either by parents or by social, religious, or political leaders. In this sense it is ideological. The transnational approach focuses on the practices of migrants and assumes that identities flow from practices and that place is therefore less

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Erin R. Eldridge

environments, and ideological phenomena ( Peluso and Watts 2001b ). It requires examining narratives and the political economic processes that shape the material practices that produce not only observable violence, such as environmental catastrophes, but also

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Perspectives from the Ground

Colonial Bureaucratic Violence, Identity, and Transitional Justice in Canada

Jaymelee J. Kim

provide rich insight into perceptions, ideology, and belief. In the context of research on violence, other scholars such as Philippe Bourgois and Jeff Schonberg (2009) , Mark Schuller (2012) , and Paul Farmer (2004) have demonstrated the efficacy of

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Along the Lines of the Occupation

Playing at Diminished Reality in East Jerusalem

Fabio Cristiano and Emilio Distretti

population from the land. In this way, juxtaposing PG’s voids on Shuafat’s full , we do not witness an incongruence between virtual and real. On the contrary, the discrepancy anticipates and represents the ideological premises of Israel’s colonial project

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Religious Tourism

Analytical Routes through Multiple Meanings

Emerson Giumbelli

Translator : Jeffrey Hoff

World: New Itineraries into the Sacred . Amsterdam : University of Amsterdam Press . 10.5117/9789089640116 Meyer , Birgit . 2011 . “ Mediation and Immediacy: Sensational Forms, Semiotic Ideologies and the Question of the Medium .” Social