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Adopting a Resistance Lens

An Exploration of Power and Legitimacy in Transitional Justice

Julie Bernath and Sandra Rubli

” ( Bellina et al. 2009: 3 ). This article is informed by Max Weber’s classic contribution to the sociological understanding of legitimacy since it relies on the notion of a subjective belief that gives “validity” to specific “orders” ( Cook 2003: 111

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Marxian anthropology resurgent

Patrick Neveling and Luisa Steur

political-intellectual aims. In France, Durkheim was a staunch supporter of the republican counterrevolution that cracked down on the Paris Commune uprising in 1871 ( Hobsbawm 1983 ). In Germany, Max Weber’s idea-centric, spirited analysis of the origins of

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Portrait

Ann Grodzins Gold

Ann Grodzins Gold, Bhrigupati Singh, Farhana Ibrahim, Edward Simpson, and Kirin Narayan

studies as well as documentary films. We have been married almost 35 years, living in reasonable harmony, even though I remain, to use Max Weber’s often cited phrase, which I first heard from Milton Singer, ‘religiously unmusical’ (cf. Swedberg 1998: 256

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Giving and Taking without Reciprocity

Conversations in South India and the Anthropology of Ethics

Soumhya Venkatesan

: 430 – 481 . Weber , Max . 1946 . From Max Weber: Essays in Sociology . Trans. and ed. H. H. Gerth and C. Wright Mills . New York : Oxford University Press . Zigon , Jarrett . 2009 . “ Morality and Personal Experience: The Moral

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Le salafisme quiétiste en France

Un exemple d’apolitisme militant ?

Mohamed-Ali Adraoui

universitaire européen, Max Weber Working Paper, Juin 2014). 16 Le terme « fondamentalisme » naît au début du XX e siècle dans la sphère protestante anglo-saxonne pour désigner la volonté des croyants qui « affirmaient notamment l’inspiration et l’inerrance des

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Frauke Mennes, John P. Hayes, David Kloos, Martha Lagace, Morten Koch Andersen, Somdeep Sen, Matthew Porges, and Sa’ed Atshan

applications of Carl Von Clausewitz (136), as well as Max Weber’s idea of state “monopoly of violence” (145). She wades into prolific debates in wider security studies, including the “greed or grievance” thesis, famously introduced by Paul Collier and Anke

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Theo Jung, Cristian Roiban, Gregor Feindt, Alexandra Medzibrodszky, Henna-Riikka Pennanen, and Anna Björk

spatially too open and universalistic for his taste. Hence, the translation of the title of his famous treatise Der Untergang des Abendlandes (1918/1922) as The Decline of the West is misleading. The same holds true for Max Weber, whose central concept

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Mimetic Governmentality, Colonialism, and the State

Patrice Ladwig and Ricardo Roque

in anthropology describe the state as more than simply a rational centralized entity that is limited to taxing and conscripting populations and monopolizing legitimate violence within a given territory—as, for example, in Max Weber’s (1978

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Citizenship in religious clothing?

Navayana Buddhism and Dalit emancipation in late 1990s Uttar Pradesh

Nicolas Jaoul

Ambedkar holding the Indian Constitution were installed by villagers in the 1990s ( Jaoul 2006 ). 16 Max Weber (2006) defines the Boddhisattva as one who delays his own entry into Nirvana to work toward the liberation of his fellow human beings. 17 Shura

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Sarah Besky and Jonathan Padwe

importance of retheorizing territory. As Elden points out, an understanding of territory as the spatial extent of sovereignty is axiomatic in Western political thought, enshrined, for instance, in Max Weber’s ([1919] 2004: 131) definition of the state as the