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Finding a Place to Sit

How Qatari Women Combine Cultural and Kinship Capital in the Home Majlis

Rehenuma Asmi

than Western feminists have done in the past. 1 She is unsuccessful in swaying Johara’s opinion about Western feminists, as Johara continues to criticise the appearance of feminists she met in these classes. She takes issue with the way they present

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Threats to Academic Freedom

our very oldest members might remember, namely, the ‘middle-class professionals’ strike’ of 1956, when whole sectors of the professional workforce, including doctors, engineers, and academics, walked out, angered that the ‘wage gaps’ between their

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Edited by Soheila Shahshahani

where social change was in view, so use of language reflected change in social classes, which involved political critique and hope for a future with more justice. All the contributors to this issue are sensitive to symbols and emotions. The Anthropology

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Feminine Feminist

Şirin Tekeli

Ceylân Orhun

took classes. But she was a perfectionist and did not pursue painting. Her knowledge of history of painters and the genres she liked was equal to watching a documentary. She was an avid music listener and music lover: her wide choice of repertoire would

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Ayşe Durakbaşa, Rochelle Goldberg Ruthchild, Ana Pajvančić-Cizelj, Evgenia Sifaki, Maria Repoussi, Emilia Salvanou, Tatyana Kotzeva, Tamara Zlobina, Maria Bucur, Anna Muller, Katarzyna Stańczak-Wiślicz, Lukas Schretter, Iza Desperak, Susan Zimmermann, and Marina Soroka

’s backwardness rendered them incapable of properly raising the citizens needed to construct the new society” (84). The next two chapters address World War II. Katherine R. Jolluck’s “Life and Fate: Race, Nationality, Class and Gender in Wartime Poland” surveys

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Ambiguous Attachments and Industrious Nostalgias

Heritage Narratives of Russian Old Believers in Romania

Cristina Clopot

means that there are no dedicated classes in formal education. The knowledge of Slavonic, a dead language, is then preserved through informal learning structures. In various villages and cities across Romania, children are schooled in correct

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Yoram Peri and Paul L. Scham

expressed the mood of the wider political class in Germany. Indeed, the consequences were swift, and the local Thuringian CDU party quickly withdrew from the agreement. Even more tellingly, the current minister of defense, who had already been designated as

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Melissa Feinberg

race, class, and region. The work of childcare and family maintenance has remained undervalued and largely feminized. The ability of some women to develop white collar professional careers has largely depended upon the availability of poor women of

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“Did You Teach Us to Do Otherwise?”

Young Women in the Tsukunft Youth Movement in Interwar Poland and Their Role Models

Magdalena Kozłowska

Circle, which consisted of students, mostly from high school graduation classes. 21 Mirska's comments show that recruits often had difficulty distinguishing between the various left-wing movements, from the Zionist workers’ party (Poalei Zion) to the

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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

expanded. In the social sciences, marginality is often seen as rooted in inequalities related to a social class system, gender, poverty, or race ( Howe 1998 ; Lewis 1976; Morris 1994 ; Perlman 1976 , 2005 ; Stack 1974 ; Valentine 1971; Willis 1977