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Temperamental Differences

The Shifting Political Implications of Cousin Marriage in Nineteenth-Century America

Susan McKinnon

intermarriage of relatives over several generations “are marked by a loss of mental power and strength, of boldness and energy of character, with an increase of scrofulous and consumptive complaints, of defects in one or more of the senses, and not unfrequently

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“Real, practical emancipation”?

Subaltern politics and insurgent citizenship in contemporary India

Alf Gunvald Nilsen

would complain again, and so slowly things like this started happening routinely. The outcome was that “people’s work was getting done, so people thought there was strength in the Sangathan, and the sarkar , the government workers, they [became] afraid

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The sanctioning state

Official permissiveness and prohibition in India

Ajay Gandhi

’s deportation machinery—I gathered that many led a nomadic existence, moving among friends or kin ties, stitching together an existence via business, church, and student contacts. Rawat’s unit does not have the resources to track them down ( strength nahin hain

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Stephan Feuchtwang

evaluative element that is carried in common usage but must also be included in any concept of civilization. Every civilization, except that of the most exigently egalitarian societies, is a hierarchy of distinction, of standards of wealth, comfort, strength

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It was horrible, but we live now

The experience of young German adults in everyday encounters with the Holocaust

Lisa J. Krieg

say something I said a hundred times, because it moves me … I’ve experienced that, that it just comes over me in unexpected situations, and then I need strength to control myself, in order to suppress it (Martin, tour guide). Note how Martin describes

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Introduction

Marxian anthropology resurgent

Patrick Neveling and Luisa Steur

struggles within and against histories dominated by global capitalism—a force that structures not just people’s economic lives but also, for instance, their political possibilities and intimate relationships ( Sider 2003 ). Indeed, one strength of

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Institutions of Confinement as Sites of Passage

The Mètis of Foreign Nationals Caught in the Wars on Terror, Drugs and Immigration

Carolina S. Boe

) argue that the central question for the Greek is whether Troy will fall through the use of mètis or that of bie – by cunning intelligence or by brute strength. The answer, of course, is by mètis , which is the quality of a certain type of hero

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‘Coming To Look Alike’

Materializing Affinity in Japanese Foster and Adoptive Care

Kathryn E. Goldfarb

future intersections of fate. When my interlocutors in Japan say that en brought them together with their adopted or fostered children, they are referring to the ineffable en of chance and fate. The adoptive bond exists because of the strength of en

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Emancipation as social equality

Subaltern politics in contemporary India

Indrajit Roy

openness. Apparently contradicting the admiration with which he perceived his Musahar comrades, he told me one evening a few weeks later: “The bravery and strength of the Musahars is useless until they can think scientifically. They don’t understand that

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Roads versus Rivers

Two Systems of Spatial Structuring in Northern Russia and Their Effects on Local Inhabitants

Kirill V. Istomin

European time zone and to move the time zone border to somewhere between Salekhard and Nadym. This shows that the roads as the space-structuring factor are gaining strength and even attain some degree of political influence. What is more important, they