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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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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

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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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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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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 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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Military Violence in Its Own Right

The Microsocial Foundations of Physical Military Violence in Noncombat Situations

Nir Gazit and Eyal Ben-Ari

Field of Sociology .” Current Sociology 61 ( 2 ): 96 – 111 . 10.1177/0011392112456478 Zizek , Slavoj . 1989 . The Sublime Object of Ideology . New York : Verso . Zizek , Slavoj . 2002 . “ Are We at War? Do We Have an Enemy? .” London Review

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Eileen Barker

Linda Woodhead, James T. Richardson, Martyn Percy, Catherine Wessinger, and Eileen Barker

described in humanistic terms, with reference to notions such as structure, ideology, and sociality. In this view, religion is a ‘created’ cosmos that brings stability, order, meaning, and moral cement to a given community: the very word ‘religion’ means ‘to

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Around Abby Day’s Believing in Belonging

Belief and Social Identity in the Modern World

Christopher R. Cotter, Grace Davie, James A. Beckford, Saliha Chattoo, Mia Lövheim, Manuel A. Vásquez, and Abby Day

those who are seen as different—women, youth, and people of other ethnic backgrounds, for example. This finding opens up for analysis the dimensions of power and ideology in belief, which Day discusses mostly in terms of gender (pp. 198–201). Linda

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Eschatology, Ethics, and Ēthnos

Ressentiment and Christian Nationalism in the Anthropology of Christianity

Jon Bialecki

Christian religious nationalism, one of the products of which is now a generation of anthropologists who consider the difference that Christianity makes as a cultural, social, or ideological form ( Cannell 2006 ; see also Bialecki et al. 2008 ; Robbins