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Pentecostalism and Egalitarianism in Melanesia

A Reconsideration of the Pentecostal Gender Paradox

Annelin Eriksen

what gender is. In order to make this argument, I will take as a point of departure ethnographies of what I call ‘difference-based societies’ in Melanesia and set up a structural contrast to what I call ‘sameness-based societies’ (see also Rio and

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Narratives, Ontologies, Entanglements, and Iconoclasms

Sondra L. Hausner, Simon Coleman, and Ruy Llera Blanes

personal history as the basis from which she learned to observe, research, and write about religion. The articles section features detailed discussions about multiple parts of the world, from Melanesia to China and back to India, in addition to revisiting

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Legacies, Trajectories, and Comparison in the Anthropology of Buddhism

Nicolas Sihlé and Patrice Ladwig

comparative work has been carried out, especially in Melanesia and the Amazon, with veritable ‘theory schools’ emerging from these efforts. 13 An example of regional comparison on a relatively small scale is Ramble’s (1990) examination of two rather close

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The Uncanniness of Missionary Others

A Discursive Analysis of a Century of Anthropological Writings on Missionary Ethnographers

Travis Warren Cooper

’s admonition to the missionaries in Melanesia, the observer can witness a third anthropological discourse about missionary work—one that applies an evaluative taxonomy to the missionaries themselves. In 1909, Rivers employs a program of valuation to the

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Danger, Moral Opacity, and Outrage

Fear of Jihadism and the Terrorist Threat in Southern Mali

Tone Sommerfelt

. 1988 . The Gender of the Gift: Problems with Women and Problems with Society in Melanesia . Berkeley : University of California Press . Thurston , Alex . 2013 . “ Towards an ‘Islamic Republic of Mali ?’” Fletcher Forum of World Affairs 37 ( 2

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Violence and Identification

Everyday Ethnic Identity in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Torsten Kolind

the Self in Melanesia . Manchester : Manchester University Press . Hayden , Robert . 1996 . “ Imagined Communities and Real Victims: Self-Determination and Ethnic Cleansing in Yugoslavia .” American Ethnologist 23 no. 4 : 783 – 801 . Henig

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Emergent Police States

Racialized Pacification and Police Moralism from Rio's Favelas to Bolsonaro

Tomas Salem and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen

, Michelle MacCarthy , and Ruy Llera Blanes , eds. 2017 . Pentecostalism and Witchcraft. Spiritual Warfare in Africa and Melanesia . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . Salem , Tomas . 2016 . Taming the War Machine: Police, Pacification and Power