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Gathering Up Mutual Help

Relational Freedoms of Tanzanian Market-Women

Daivi Rodima-Taylor

This article offers a relational perspective on the discussion of obligations and freedoms in Kuria women's voluntary associations in Tanzania and explores the impacts of these activities on sociality and public spaces. The constitution of a successful businesswoman is dependent on her membership in various cooperative groups, and her new rights and freedoms reside in the ambiguity between her sovereignty and group belonging. Historically an important means for self-extension, cooperative work remains pertinent in regulating the impacts of new resources. Diverse mediators and conversions have played a key role in building the Kuria person, making available a range of transformative options and revealing the possibilities for mixed forms. It is suggested that an engagement between Melanesian and African perspectives on personhood can contribute to a dynamic and temporally situated study of a social construction of mutuality.

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Richard Widick and John Foran

to haunt you. Corporations rely on public sphere debate and voluntary associations like labor unions and environmental NGOs to feed back information so they can better understand the accumulation of social and ecological externalities and adjust

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God's Delivery State

Taxes, Tithes, and a Rightful Return in Urban Ghana

Anna-Riikka Kauppinen

. “ Voluntary Association Membership in Five West African Cities .” Urban Anthropology 6 ( 1 ): 83 – 106 . Bayart , Jean-François . 1993 . The State in Africa: The Politics of the Belly . London : Longman . BBC . 2014 . “ World Cup 2014: Ghana Sends

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Making the State Blush

Humanizing Relations in an Australian NGO Campaign for People Seeking Asylum

Tess Altman

: University of Chicago Press . Rozakou , Katerina . 2016 . “ Crafting the Volunteer: Voluntary Associations and the Reformation of Sociality .” Journal of Modern Greek Studies 34 ( 1 ): 79 – 102 . 10.1353/mgs.2016.0014 Sampson , Robyn C. 2016

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Working against and with the State

From Sanctuary to Resettlement

Audrey Macklin

based nonprofit organizations, albeit with certain distinctive features, such as a commitment to worship and religious education.” Quoting Robert Putnam, they describe church congregations as voluntary associations that “provide an important incubator

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Sacred Welcomes

How Religious Reasons, Structures, and Interactions Shape Refugee Advocacy and Settlement

Benjamin Boudou, Hans Leaman, and Maximilian Miguel Scholz

nation-state and more among voluntary associations and informal, relational networks. The literature on religious groups’ participation in the distribution of humanitarian aid to migrants is rapidly growing ( Ager and Ager 2015 ; Fiddian-Qasmiyeh 2011

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Translating the Bottom-Up Frame

Everyday Negotiations of the European Union's Rural Development Programme LEADER in Germany

Oliver Müller, Ove Sutter, and Sina Wohlgemuth

‘Associations Are Dying Out’. ‘The newspapers drew a dark picture’, he commented, ‘the topic of young talent is of immense importance’. Together with his ‘two project partners’, both representatives of regional and national voluntary associations, he now wanted

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The Obligation Is the Point

‘Refugee 2 Refugee’ Care and Solidarity in Greece

Zareena Grewal

39 , no. 3 : 562 – 577 , doi: 10.1111/j.1548-1425.2012.01381.x . 10.1111/j.1548-1425.2012.01381.x Rozakou , K. ( 2016a ), ‘ Crafting the Volunteer: Voluntary Associations and the Reformation of Sociality ’, Journal of Modern Greek Studies 34

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Ivi Daskalaki and Nadina Leivaditi

εθελοντικού σωματίου” [ Sociality and Solidarity Society in the Case of a Voluntary Association ] (in Greek). Elliniki Epitheorisi Politikis Epistimis 32 : 95 – 120 . Rozakou , Katerina . 2012 . “ The Biopolitics of Hospitality in Greece