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

alliances and ethics of sociability – in the creation and expression of the rivalries, competition and ‘soft hierarchies’ that constitute Gabor politics. Berta describes how beakers and tankards, initially purchased from non-Roma owners and antiques dealers

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Is There No Honour among the Maltese?

Paradigms of Honour in a Mediterranean Moral Economy

Jean-Paul Baldacchino

social ties mean that one can skirt closer to the boundary that divides playful taunting and a threat to Irġulija 1 . Male working-class sociability frequently inhabits this dangerous ground. Improvised male song duels ( għana spritu pront ) is a form of

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Representations of Women in the French Imaginary

Historicizing the Gallic Singularity

Jean Elisabeth Pedersen

special French tradition of sociability between men and women and that it represented a distinctively different pattern of behavior from that of American, “Anglo-Saxon,” or even other European men and women. Second, however, it also shows how important it

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Leyla Neyzi, Nida Alahmad, Nina Gren, Martha Lagace, Chelsey Ancliffe, and Susanne Bregnbæk

). These moral reference points arise as fraught in the smallest everyday social interactions. Sharing beer, for example, is mandatory for adult sociability, but opens the door to fears about how to discern true versus instrumental friends. While sharing

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The Worth of the ‘While’

Time and Taxes in a Finnish Timebank

Matti Eräsaari

Thompson calls a ‘Puritan’ valuation of time, wherein sociability, leisure, or life in general becomes devalued, it also evidences the revaluation of time that he predicted. Eventually, Thompson argued, we would have to find new ways to allocate value to

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A Bridge Across the Mediterranean

Nafissa Sid Cara and the Politics of Emancipation during the Algerian War

Elise Franklin

classes provided a space for sociability, not just for the production of useful household goods, as MSF leader Suzanne Massu had previously argued. 66 Sid Cara put forth a model of (French) family life to promote women’s roles within it as a modernizing

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Francisco A. Ortega

working on domestic virtues, as a supplement to government and a requirement for citizenship, smoothed the path toward civilization. As Caro argued, morality “strengthens instincts of sociability, founds wealth and well-being, condemns slavery and

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Achieving the Ordinary

Everyday Peace and the Other in Bosnian Mixed-Ethnicity Families

Keziah Conrad

that allow certain forms of intimacy while also acknowledging and sustaining a degree of separation. Like many practices around the world that contain conflict, this is a sociability predicated as much on sanction, restraint, and avoidance as on

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Beyond the Myth of Lesbian Montmartre

The Case of Chez Palmyre

Leslie Choquette

single entrepreneur makes it difficult to see the intense networks of sociability that linked together Montmartre’s lesbian bar owners and other members of the lesbian and gay communities, although Palmyre’s relationship with Maurice is typical. An in

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Aaron Freundschuh, Jonah D. Levy, Patricia Lorcin, Alexis Spire, Steven Zdatny, Caroline Ford, Minayo Nasiali, George Ross, William Poulin-Deltour, and Kathryn Kleppinger

themselves …” (54). “Yesterday's sociable, radicalized worker,” he adds by way of clarification, “was to become tomorrow's domesticated, satisfied consumer” (69). Pétrus: the ultimate weapon of counterrevolution. These occasional anticapitalist remarks and