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The Territorialization of Vietnam's Northern Upland Frontier

Migrant Motivations and Misgivings from World War II until Today

Sarah Turner, Thi-Thanh-Hien Pham, and Ngô Thúy Hạnh

. Home provinces of interviewed migrants. Map created by the authors. It remains debatable whether this migration was voluntary (albeit state-sponsored) or somewhat coerced, but “nationalistic duty” certainly appears to have played an important role

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From Ecuador to Elsewhere

The (Re)Configuration of a Transit Country

Soledad Álvarez Velasco

Ecuadorean Organic Law of Human Mobility in January 2017 filled a void by “regulating” the rights of and duties toward migrants and attempting to harmonize migration legislation with the constitution. For the first time, the new legislation explicitly

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Religion through the Looking Glass

Fieldwork, Biography, and Authorship in Southwest China and Beyond

Katherine Swancutt

total biography, even down to my hobbies, for the sake of doing joint ethnological work, which in Ninglang includes civic duties, such as judging the Torch Festival competitions or helping with disaster relief in the event of mudslides and earthquakes

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The Uncanniness of Missionary Others

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

Travis Warren Cooper

of his reasons was that some missionization strategies were, as he puts it, “embracing the ‘duty to destroy’” native life-worlds (cited in Stocking 1992: 39 ). Further, although significant and influential, Discourse Three does not simply replace the

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Jens Kreinath and Refika Sariönder

different duties and possesses a special function and meaning. These services, their names, and their obligations can differ between communities and regions. 3 Traditionally, it was an honor for initiated members to be assigned a service. The postures

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When Transit States Pursue Their Own Agenda

Malaysian and Indonesian Responses to Australia's Migration and Border Policies

Antje Missbach and Gerhard Hoffstaedter

employers. 7 Malaysia has acted as a resettlement country for Cham Muslims, for example, but has always termed this an ad-hoc humanitarian gesture, rather than based on international or national law, or national ethical duties. 8 Established in 2002 and

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Finbarr Barry Flood and Jaś Elsner

surrounding the destruction of antiquities in Mosul in 2015, which explained that the very idea of cultural heritage served a nationalist agenda at odds with the fundamental duties of Muslims. According to IS, the obliteration of cultural heritage sites not

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Laborers, Migrants, Refugees

Managing Belonging, Bodies, and Mobility in (Post)Colonial Kenya and Tanzania

Hanno Brankamp and Patricia Daley

(Squatters) Ordinance of 1918 further entrenched tenant duties of African populations working on European-occupied land and penalized failures to provide labor in accordance with existing legislation. The Employment of Natives Law, which included a series of

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Places of Otherness

Comparing Eastleigh, Nairobi, and Xiaobei, Guangzhou, as Sites of South-South Migration

Neil Carrier and Gordon Mathews

's economy will allow them social mobility find themselves stuck. The Kenyan state does well economically out of Eastleigh: although much trade has its informal side, and some evades the state altogether, revenue from rates, import duty, business permits, and

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Beyond Economy and Religion

Resources and Socio-cosmic Fields in Odisha, India

Roland Hardenberg

agriculture by its inhabitants. This land is collectively claimed by the kinship group that has a dominant position in the village. The members of this group are considered to be descendants of the original founders of the village, and it is their duty to