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Min Al-Mukhayyam’ (‘From the Camp’)

Discourses of Difference and the Boundaries of Exile amongst Palestinian Refugees in Jordan

Michael Pérez

stateless refugees. They live in UNRWA camps, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) camps, suburbs, slums, Israeli-occupied villages and more. Palestinians occupy distinct class, gender and religious positions, and express varying political

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Cristina Clopot, Ullrich Kockel, and Vytis Čiubrinskas

fondness his classes. We enjoyed his engaging way of delivering teaching materials, prompting us to understand societies and groups from different perspectives. It was clear to us that the teaching materials were based on an extensive depth of knowledge

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Esther Hertzog

women in Abeer's documentary, whose physical safety is under constant threat and who are personally oppressed in their families and community. Moreover, the Women of the Wall are basically privileged women, secure middle or upper middle class, whose

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A Film Never Completed

Representing Social Relations in a Mixing Neighbourhood

Regev Nathansohn

Jews. I broke the stereotypes when I submitted the script on time, but now the film is stuck.’ Meital's background positions her as a middle-class Ashkenazi Jewish woman, who is native to Haifa and a relative newcomer to Hadar. This position differs

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Marco Solimene, Mariann Vaczi, Paul Manning, Bozena Sojka, Stephen Quilley, Anna Zhelnina, and Aimar Ventsel

laments the scarce attention that medicine and medical anthropology have paid to exercise in their focus on sickness and the body as a material object. Chapter 4 explores sport and class, and the problematics of ethnic and racial essentialisms through

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“Stop it, f*ggot!”

Producing East European Geosexual Backwardness in the Drop-In Centre for Male Sex Workers in Berlin

Victor Trofimov

discriminations on the grounds of foreign origin, residence status, lower-class origin, lack of education and professional skills as well as history of family or sexual abuse and/or drug addiction (ibid.). Most clients of Sub/Way may well fit into this profile

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Translating Islam into Georgian

The Question of Georgian Muslim Identity in Contemporary Adjara

Ricardo Rivera

intellectual class based in Tbilisi with the Islamised Ottoman Georgians of Adjara, ‘long-lost brothers’ who they had seen as an object of desire for their nationalist integration projects. Paul Manning (2012) demonstrates how this project ended in

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Introduction

Ecology and Migration in the Middle East

Soheila Shahshahani

, as a woman with dual nationality (Italian and Iranian), and that of the interviewee, in a complex context which is definitely not neutral. She explains her own position, then that of male or female interviewees, in two age groups, not forgetting class

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Emplacing Smells

Spatialities and Materialities of ‘Gypsiness’

Andreea Racleș and Ana Ivasiuc

construct the Roma as inferior other at the intersection of race and class. In a politics of difference, in particular since the second half of the 2000s, transnational policy discourses articulated the Roma as inferior others in need of a civilisational

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Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Children in the Middle East

Erika Friedl and Abderrahmane Moussaoui

-family dynamics; where wealth and poverty diverge, fostering radically different experiences for children of different classes; where spiralling lifestyle aspirations change children’s expectations and experiences; where play and games are standardised and