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The Chaco Skies

A Socio-cultural History of Power Relations

Alejandro Martín López and Agustina Altman

as with people who do not occupy leading roles and have no specific connection with heaven. We have also relied on our fieldwork among Catholic, Pentecostal, and Mennonite missionaries who work among these groups. In order to account for the temporal

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A Phone without Names

Distrust and Duress in Côte d’Ivoire

Kathrin Heitz-Tokpa

Barney Glaser and Anselm Strauss (1967) , the sample covered identity markers that proved relevant in relation to security and trust. My research participants during this fieldwork consisted of people with categorical affiliations including different

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Amanda J. Reinke

conceptions of justice and care that are championed by practitioners like Steve, and the individuals who support them have also become subsumed within this bureaucratic procedural landscape (see Billaud 2017 ). Primary data from ethnographic fieldwork in the

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The Social Life of Fighting Words

The Case of Political Correctness

Ronald S. Stade

ignored in anthropological fieldwork and edited out of ethnographies. Anthropologists studied nonliterate people as if they lived in an eternally unchanging present. This became untenable when anthropologists began conducting fieldwork among people whose

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"Our Future Is Already in Jeopardy"

Duress and the Palimpsest of Violence of Two CAR Student Refugees in the DRC

Maria Catherina Wilson Janssens

a palimpsest. The data for this article are based on the biographic narratives of Euloge and Le Firmin and were collected during a multisited fieldwork period of one year in total from 2013 to 2015, with an additional follow-up visit in August 2016

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Religious Tourism

Analytical Routes through Multiple Meanings

Emerson Giumbelli

Translator : Jeffrey Hoff

Catholicism present itself, in Imbituba these media depend on the organization of ‘walks’. At the time of my fieldwork, the Association of the Pilgrims of the Walk to the Land of Saint Paulina’s First Miracle was led by Camilo Damásio, a former employee of a

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Liberation Autochthony

Namibian Veteran Politics and African Citizenship Claims

Lalli Metsola

further contribute to Namibian postcolonial nationalism and statehood, and on how the Namibian case is situated within African politics of citizenship and autochthony. The article is based on a total of 15 months of fieldwork between the 1990s and 2016

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Curating Conflict

Four Exhibitions on Jerusalem

Sa'ed Atshan and Katharina Galor

these shows. These conversations complemented our own observations of the exhibit spaces and the relevant artifacts, as well as the scholarly literature we consulted. The result of our fieldwork is an interdisciplinary approach to engage the fields of

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The Religious Foundations of Capoeira Angola

The Cosmopolitics of an Apparently Non-religious Practice

Sergio González Varela

groups shared during my fieldwork was the lengthy and ascetic process that individuals must experience in order to become mestres . This method, which involves many years of training and learning, hinders the possibility of standardized rituals with

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The Meanings of the Move?

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

Stephen C. Lubkemann

Liberians as a pathway to upward socioeconomic mobility has been driven home to me in myriad contexts and numerous ways in the course of my fieldwork. Thus for example, during fieldwork conducted in 2003 among Liberians who were living in the former UNHCR