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J. D. Y. Peel

Marloes Janson, Wale Adebanwi, David Pratten, Ruth Marshall, Stephan Palmié, Amanda Villepastour, and J. D. Y. Peel

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action was informed by accounts of historical precedent, and hence how ‘making’ history (oral, ritual, or written) not only could appear to reproduce the social order—a form of stereotypical reproduction—but also was integral to its actual transformation

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Christine Moderbacher

). The feelings of anger and injustice are enforced by dynamics of discrimination, racism, and the stereotypical images conveyed by, lately also international, media. Figure 2. Crossing bridges—the channel between Molenbeek and the Brussels city center

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So What Is the Anthropology of Buddhism About?

David N. Gellner

Understanding of Buddhism as a System Anthropologists do not stop at criticizing stereotypes, idées reçues , and common sense. They also seek to complexify notions of history, lay-monastic relations, ritual, spirit possession, and so forth. Sharing as they do

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Laborers, Migrants, Refugees

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

Hanno Brankamp and Patricia Daley

stereotyping and hierarchies meant that workers were defined by their aptitude for hard work. The Hutus from Burundi were stigmatized as “dirty” but also hard workers who could do the most arduous tasks on plantations. Hutus escaping racial stereotyping in

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Dirty Work, Dangerous Others

The Politics of Outsourced Immigration Enforcement in Mexico

Wendy Vogt

violence, insecurity, and economic precarity. In this context, Central American migrants, as gendered and racialized others, become easily stereotyped as criminals, delinquents, rapists, and kidnappers. Cultural crises and hysteria around immigrants

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Kim Knibbe, Brenda Bartelink, Jelle Wiering, Karin B. Neutel, Marian Burchardt, and Joan Wallach Scott

, it seems that the main actors in our research confirm the stereotypes. The Dutch sex educators that Wiering studies indeed believe that they are champions of women’s rights by virtue of not being religious and also, interestingly, by claiming to be

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Ayse Serap Avanoglu, Diana Riboli, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Annalisa Butticci, Iain R. Edgar, Matan Shapiro, Brooke Schedneck, Mark Sedgwick, Suzane de Alencar Vieira, Nell Haynes, Sara Farhan, Fabián Bravo Vega, Marie Meudec, Nuno Domingos, Heidi Härkönen, Sergio González Varela, and Nathanael Homewood

specific spelling expand in the Caribbean? Who was prosecuted for obeah? During this period, most of the people who were prosecuted were men, contrary to the “European stereotype of the witch as archetypally female” (p. 80). Prosecutions also affected poor

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Heather Wurtz and Olivia Wilkinson

are prone to proselytization, yet with little appreciation of the nuance of religious expression and motivations. Generalizations and stereotypes from a Northern perspective categorize local faith actors in ways that our research has shown to be

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Belonging in a New Myanmar

Identity, Law, and Gender in the Anthropology of Contemporary Buddhism

Juliane Schober

contemporary Buddhist practices and public narratives. Emerging Buddhist nationalism challenges stereotypes, primarily in the West, of Buddhism as a uniquely peaceful and non-violent religion. This article seeks to explain how highly mediated discourse

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Ann Grodzins Gold

Ann Grodzins Gold, Bhrigupati Singh, Farhana Ibrahim, Edward Simpson, and Kirin Narayan

) Number Our Days . Reading and teaching that beautifully crafted, moving, and memorable ethnography, I came to realize that my grandmother was not just an angry and aberrant personality. Rather, she recognizably, even stereotypically, embodied an immigrant