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Narratives, Ontologies, Entanglements, and Iconoclasms

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

that both charts his own interest in the tangible or material ‘archives’ of Iraq and Syria and pointedly challenges the inconsistencies of militants who claim that idols cannot be represented—all the while participating in the art trade—as well as those

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A Phone without Names

Distrust and Duress in Côte d’Ivoire

Kathrin Heitz-Tokpa

!” Yoro is in his fifties now, tall and portly, with a big, warm smile often covering his face. He was trained as a nurse and today has a responsible position at a major state-led hospital in Abidjan. For more than a decade, he has been active in the trade

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Kosher Biotech

Between Religion, Regulation, and Globalization

Johan Fischer

properness’ play an essential role in negotiating the implementation and maintenance of kosher production standards. This is evident in the case of biotech production, where a tension between kosher principles and practices runs through production, trade

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Exceptionalism and Necropolitical Security Dynamics in Olympic Rio de Janeiro

Margit Ystanes and Tomas Salem

: 324 ; Schwarcz 2019 ). With the decimation of the native population and the emergence of the labor-intensive sugar cane plantation system, the Portuguese colonists turned to the Atlantic slave trade to procure enslaved persons from Africa. The

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Finbarr Barry Flood and Jaś Elsner

of shirk , beliefs or practices considered idolatrous or polytheistic by virtue of their deviation from the worship of one immaterial and unrepresentable God. In addition to the worship of idols, trading in idols or in the materials of idolatry is

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Guarding the Body

Private Security Work in Rio de Janeiro

Erika Robb Larkins

was told that the motivation was to “clean oneself up after work,” to remove the signs of labor before moving out into the city off shift. In addition to bulletproof vests and billy clubs, a good cologne was added to the list of tools of the trade that

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Matthew Carey, Ida Nielsen Sølvhøj, Eve Monique Zucker, Younes Saramifar, and Louis Frankenthaler

contemporary issues affecting the relationship between the United States and Vietnam is the US-Vietnam Bilateral Trade Agreement (2001–2012). By exploring what has been called the Catfish Wars Scott Laderman (chapter 8) provides insights into the politics of

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Between Labor Migration and Forced Displacement

Wartime Mobilities in the Burkina Faso–Côte d’Ivoire Transnational Space

Jesper Bjarnesen

. That’s why me too, I looked to come and move in here. I have come, I want to try to practice my trade as well. I will not be ordered around by someone else. Aware of the Burkinabe authorities’ wariness of the presence of a considerable number of ex

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Peter Hervik

cannot be reliably predicted by assessing material risks and rewards. Sacred values defy the cost-benefit of realpolitik and the marketplace and cannot be traded off (2016: 194). They “will become willing to protect morally important or sacred values

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Corinna Mullin and Ian Patel

-Arab-oriented nationalist political counterpart, Saleh Ben Youssef (assassinated in 1964), Bourguiba went on to initiate a sustained campaign in the 1960s and 1970s to neutralize other forms of oppositional resistance, particularly trade unions and leftist activism. In 1981