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Beyond citizenship

Adivasi and Dalit political pathways in India

Nicolas Jaoul and Alpa Shah

. The ability for the people’s sangathan (organization) to display its strength vis-à-vis the state was a major factor in reclaiming citizenship rights, the emotional aspects of which in overcoming fear from the state Nilsen highlights. Whether elite

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Anthropologists and Healers

Radical Empiricists

Edith Turner

some of the boiled infusion and drank a cupful to give her healing strength. She handed me a little to try myself. It was bitter and heartening. At Netta’s house, I peeped into her bedroom. Clem, her grandson, was at the entrance. Netta was lying with

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Incipient “commoning” in defense of the public?

Competing varieties of fiscal citizenship in tax- and spending-related direct democracy

Sandra Morgen and Jennifer Erickson

also grew in strength, support, and funding in the 1990s, its arguments for public education, vital public services, and investments in children and Oregon’s future rarely won the day. In its political narratives, the defense of the public good and of

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Tower block “failures”? High-rise anthropology

Constance Smith and Saffron Woodcraft

stigmatize high-rise housing for urban working class neighborhoods, instead foregrounding the sociality of vertical living ( Pfeiffer 2006 ; Wacquant 2008 ). As the strength of community and social solidarity in the wake of tragic failures such as Grenfell

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Citizenship in religious clothing?

Navayana Buddhism and Dalit emancipation in late 1990s Uttar Pradesh

Nicolas Jaoul

the local Ambedkarite organizations of Kanpur, an article by a government employee similarly valorizes the role of religion as the cement of Dalit unity and as a provider of moral strength and physical courage to actively face the onslaughts of the

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Kenneth Bo Nielsen

2008 ) and politics of the people who are involved in ongoing struggles over land at the center of analysis. As Alice Forbes and Lucia Michelutti (2013: 5) argue, the strength of this approach lies in its capacity to chart “the dynamics of the

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George Johnston’s Tibetan Interlude

Myth and Reality in Shangri-La

Paul Genoni and Tanya Dalziell

. The book’s focus, as described in the preface, is on the coming rise of Asia as a locus of global economic and geopolitical strength. Johnston’s thesis is that at a time when the West remains distracted by rebuilding Europe amid the turmoil of the Cold

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Creative Encounters

African Trade and Chinese Oil Production in Western Chad

Nikolaus Schareika

with this merchant enabled the Chinese oil project to reach out beyond its former confines and incorporate the potentials of the local and regional economy as fast, flexible, and low-cost solutions for their Chadian venture. The strength of this

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Singularity and Uncertainty

Counter-Ethics of Gender and Sexuality in an Indian Dream Analysis

Sarah Pinto

, combining ethics and politics as ‘experiment with truth’, weaving Hindu principles of renunciation with goals of transcendental philosophy – self-determination and non-violence – and finding moral strength in bodily practice. How could the spectre of

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Ritual Infrastructure

Roads to Certainty in Two Brazilian Religions

Inger Sjørslev

personal force of religious leaders and for the strength and character of the Orixas) in this particular town. Visitors would often relate axé to the location of the cult houses and the town as such in the ‘interior’, outside the main roads. The link