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The Many Faces of the State

Living in Peace and Conflict in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh

Nasir Uddin and Eva Gerharz

state institutions to emphasize the congruence of a Bengali-Muslim society and the nation. This ideological position has had severe consequences for the continuation of societal hierarchies along ethnic and religious lines, which have also become

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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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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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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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Between Labor Migration and Forced Displacement

Wartime Mobilities in the Burkina Faso–Côte d’Ivoire Transnational Space

Jesper Bjarnesen

ideological choice to join the ranks of the rebels under the banner of a common cause, but rather as a different form of labor migration that had arisen due to changing sociopolitical circumstances (see also Hagberg and Ouattara 2010: 111 ). Rather than

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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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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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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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First as Tragedy, Then as Teleology

The Politics/People Dichotomy in the Ethnography of Post-Yugoslav Nationalization

Stef Jansen

, Alan . 1996 . “ Nationalism as Ideological Interpellation: The Case of Ulster Loyalism .” Ethnic and Racial Studies 19 , no. 1 : 88 – 111 . 10.1080/01419870.1996.9993900 Gagnon , V. P . 2004 . The Myth of Ethnic War: Serbia and Croatia in the

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Sheikhs and the City

Urban Paths of Contention in Sidon, Lebanon

Are John Knudsen

; they have often had no ideology, have devised no programs, and have made little effort at transcending sectarian support, so most of them have seen their support wane to become “parties without partisans” ( Khazen 2003 ). 4 The prevalence of street