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Decolonizing Anthropology

Reflections from Cambridge

Heidi Mogstad and Lee-Shan Tse

laboratory. While not shared by all anthropologists at Cambridge and other Northern institutions, 7 this attitude reflects what Navaro (2012: xii) describes as a ‘colonial methodology’, a failure to accept, understand or acknowledge that ‘only certain spaces

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Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Children in the Middle East

Erika Friedl and Abderrahmane Moussaoui

frameworks and methodological approaches’ to enable them to put on paper the realities in front of them. These highly critical short pieces reflect deep engagement on the part of the authors, at a critical period in the life of the Middle East.

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Meshworks and the Making of Climate Places in the European Alps

A Framework for Ethnographic Research on the Perceptions of Climate Change

Sophie Elixhauser, Stefan Böschen and Katrin Vogel

perceptions of global climate change in local communities presents the researcher with a methodological problem. Climate change is an abstract concept. Many ethnographic studies, including our own project in the Alps, 2 have shown that inhabitants of

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Social Quality

Regaining Political Economy

Peter Herrmann

we analyze labor market issues today. Notwithstanding these general issues, such analysis requires a new methodology aimed at understanding possibly new frames within which labor and work can be understood. In the following it will be important to

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Jablonka’s History

Literature and the Search for Truth

Sarah Fishman

assumption that this version of historical writing is more objective. He maintains that ‘objective’ historical writing’s conventions include what he calls “methodological fictions.” Jablonka cites examples: the distancing of self via the omniscient voice, the

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Dis-orienting Western Knowledge

Coloniality, Curriculum and Crisis

Zeus Leonardo

portrays imperialism as an economically motivated and structured domination. Far from rejecting a materialist interaction between the West and the rest, Said inaugurated a significant break that opens the way for a different methodology when it comes to

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Assaf Shapira

; Joppke and Rosenhek 2002 ; Lustick 1999 ). The research described below seeks to provide a more comprehensive picture of the politics of citizenship in Israel since the 1990s. Methodology Two research methods were applied in analyzing the opportunity

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The Incredible Edible Movement

People Power, Adaptation, and Challenges in Rennes (France) and Montreal (Canada)

Giulia Giacchè and Lya Porto

. Methodology This article is based on the results of an empirical investigation conducted from February to August 2016 in Rennes (France) and Montreal (Canada). The investigation involved case study methodology, participant observation techniques, and open

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For an Anthropology of Cognitive Disability

Patrick McKearney and Tyler Zoanni

different societies shape this form of difference? We contend that there are important challenges to understanding cognitive disability anthropologically because many of our foundational methodological and ethical assumptions militate against it. Taking

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Regional integration from “below” in West Africa

A study of transboundary town-twinning of Idiroko (Nigeria) and Igolo (Benin)

Olukayode A. Faleye

). Macroeconomic harmonization, trade reform and regional trade in Sub-Saharan Africa . In P. Collier & A. Oyejide (Eds.), Regional integration and trade liberalization in Sub-Saharan Africa: Framework, issues and methodological perspectives (Vol. 1 , pp