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Fanny Colonna

Thinking Differently Under Colonialism

Arthur Asseraf

. Colonna reconstructed Baptiste and the world around him in two ways, which make up the two halves of the book: first through written sources, and then through fieldwork and oral interviews. Each half makes for an eclectic bunch. In the first, we scan

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Frédéric Sawicki

in their ethnographic fieldwork in the north of France. Due to their cultural and social distance from working-class neighborhood voters, who are often not engaged in electoral politics, Socialist canvassers have often found themselves in awkward door

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Vincent Pons

to observe more closely fieldwork conducted by local units involved in the campaign and to attend strategy meetings at campaign headquarters. In the field, campaign activities and the areas targeted were determined based on habits and the political

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Two Failures of Left Internationalism

Political Mimesis at French University Counter-Summits, 2010–2011

Eli Thorkelson

then go home. As everyone acknowledged, in the absence of an official G8 summit to protest, there was much less motivation to show up. Nevertheless, I decided to delay the end of my fieldwork in France in order to attend. From the train station in the

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Richard Ivan Jobs, Judith Surkis, Laura Lee Downs, Nimisha Barton, and Kimberly A. Arkin

, Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2014). Review by Kimberly A. Arkin, Boston University During my fieldwork in France in the early 2000s, many of the young Jews I worked with understood French

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Political Campaigns and Civic Culture

Comparing Canvassing and Party Structures in the French and American 2012 Presidential Campaigns

Julien Talpin

-structured interviews carried out with activists, local party leaders, and elected officials to enrich the observations and test hypotheses emerging from the field. The US fieldwork lasted from August to November 2012, and is part of a larger ethnographic study on

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Frédéric Viguier

in legitimizing Arabic in Morocco's French lycées . I observed OIB classes over several weeks during my fieldwork in Morocco, and was under the impression that the goals of the OIB were being met: students’ levels were high; their eloquence in Arabic

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A White Race Blindness?

Abstract Universalism and the Unspeakable Making of Race

Sarah Mazouz

. Researching Race in French Institutions This article draws on ethnographic fieldwork conducted between 2004 and 2009 in a city located in the Paris periphery, which I have called Doucy in order to preserve the anonymity of my sources. Doucy is the

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Mark Ingram

big city today” (119). Lallement's work illustrates efforts to engage translocal settings through ethnography's characteristic method of participant-observation fieldwork. Only through this kind of engagement with scale, she argues, can one

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The Value of Nation

Bureaucratic Practices and the Lived Experience in the French Naturalization Process

Sarah Mazouz

and is able to recount some of them. 6 When I conducted my fieldwork, the sole task of the officers was to assess the applicant's linguistic and cultural assimilation thusly. However, the members of the staff did not all perceive their work in the