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Impatient Accumulation, Immediate Consumption

Problems with Money and Hope in Central Kenya

Peter Lockwood

‘fun’ and yet also evokes a sort of ‘free’ sociality, typically between men, who come together to drink over the course of a day or night, sharing stories and gossip, mirth, and joy ( Marsden 2007 ; Papataxiarchis 1991 ). Raha is not simply

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Nagas as a ‘Society against Voting?’

Consensus-Building, Party-less Politics and a Culturalist Critique of Elections in Northeast India

Jelle J. P. Wouters

capital, available in amazing abundance … The cohesion … within the villages is of ancient vintage, continuing through generations … The manner in which a village community conducts its affairs in times of sorrow or mirth, adversity or merriment, is

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Monumental Misunderstandings

The Material Entextualization of Mutual Incomprehension in Sino-Mozambican Relations

Morten Nielsen and Mikkel Bunkenborg

our two nations.” At this point, the huge monitors at each end of the stadium suddenly went black and then displayed a beautiful screensaver of colorful interlaced flowers (see fig. 1 ). This sparked a great deal of mirth among the audience, and for a