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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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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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Alena Minchenia

analysis of political resistance for being incidental, self-interested, and ideologically immature. The case of the BPR's centennial celebration shows also how some protest professionals reject the political significance of everyday activism and small deeds

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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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J. D. Y. Peel

Marloes Janson, Wale Adebanwi, David Pratten, Ruth Marshall, Stephan Palmié, Amanda Villepastour, and J. D. Y. Peel

Edited by Richard Fardon and Ramon Sarró

fundamentalist ideological tendencies we take daily religious practice as our starting point, the similarities between Christianity and Islam become obvious. Let me briefly illustrate this with an example from my ethnographic research on Chrislam, a religious

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The Meanings of the Move?

From “Predicaments of Mobility” to “Potentialities in Displacement”

Stephen C. Lubkemann

professional, economic, and political activity. Confronted with a Liberian social ideology that continues to render social status antithetical to, or at the very least highly restrictive of, certain forms of professional activity and personal autonomy, many

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Eluding the Esculacho

A Masculinities Perspective on the Enduring Warrior Ethos of Rio de Janeiro's Police

Celina Myrann Sørbøe

” dichotomies that have guided police practices. Human rights is a contested issue both within the police and in wider debates on security politics in Brazil, regarded by some as a leftist ideology that protects criminals ( Leite 2000 , 2012 ). In a survey

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Pac'Stão versus the City of Police

Contentious Activism Facing Megaprojects, Authoritarianism, and Violence

Einar Braathen

direct physical violence of uncivil organized crime. These forces secure a corrupt coalition of patrimonialism under the ideological cover of neo-developmentalism. That oligarchic coalition provides, on the one hand, huge rents to entrepreneurs and

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The Power of Silence

Sonic Experiences of Police Operations and Occupations in Rio de Janeiro's Favelas

Sterre Gilsing

mechanism that establishes racial difference through listening habits and uses sound to communicate one's position vis-à-vis white citizenship. In the United States, the ideology of the sonic colour line operates as an aural boundary: sounds are racialized

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Eliza Guyol-Meinrath Echeverry

1999 ). While the Guatemalan government has consistently portrayed the IAC, commonly referred to as La Violencia, as a conflict about political control and ideology, it was also very clearly used as a vehicle for foreign economic development of the