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Loving and Grieving with Heart of a Dog and Merleau-Ponty's Depth

Saige Walton

transitions. Thinking about the passing of my own furry sidekick and of others filled me with feelings of sadness and loss. 1 And yet, despite its elegiac subject matter, the film still managed to convey an overall sense of lightness, lyricism, and fluidity

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Moving-with-Others

Restoring Viable Relations in Emigrant Gambia

Paolo Gaibazzi

am focusing on a deeper sense of participation in each other's existence, or “mutuality of being” ( Sahlins 2011 ). From a Gambian Soninke perspective, mobility occurs in a space that is at once geographical and existential. It is a way of being-with-others

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Jean-Paul Gagnon, Hans Asenbaum, Dannica Fleuss, Sonia Bussu, Petra Guasti, Rikki Dean, Pierrick Chalaye, Nardine Alnemr, Friedel Marquardt, and Alexander Weiss

imbalance, we argue, is to the detriment of other, equally deserving, concepts of democracy, which remain overshadowed by their more famous and currently fashionable cousins. This lack of attention reflects the persistence of Western-centered understandings

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Places of Otherness

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

Neil Carrier and Gordon Mathews

understanding what connects them to so many other hubs across the world. Indeed, Mathews's research on Guangzhou led him directly to Eastleigh. People, capital, and goods constantly circulate through these sites, very often the same people, capital, and goods

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The “Imagined Other”

A Political Contextual Analysis of Secular and Hindu Nationalisms in Indian History Textbooks

Deepa Nair

purpose of “conducting a holistic study of the origin and evolution of Indian culture since 12,000 years before present and its interface with other cultures of the world.” 1 Several Hindu nationalist educational organizations, including the “Trust for

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Dirty Work, Dangerous Others

The Politics of Outsourced Immigration Enforcement in Mexico

Wendy Vogt

that criminalize and endanger Mexican migrants crossing the US-Mexico border, and institutionalize everyday forms of racism and discrimination toward Mexican immigrants in the US. On the other hand, Mexico has historically served as a strategic partner

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Simone Toji

mechanisms that interweaves this variety of nationalities is the area's garment business, which developed upon the arrival of the first migrants. “The Other Side” expresses this context through the flawed memory of an elderly character who was born in Poland

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The Uncanniness of Missionary Others

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

Travis Warren Cooper

-biological formations for the sake of recording, describing, and analyzing particular ways of life. Missionaries and anthropologists, in other words, are agents of travel par excellence. Both occupations involve specialists instructed in an operative field of action (i

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Liesa Rühlmann and Sarah McMonagle

term Migrationshintergrund (‘migration background’) in Germany and its homogenising and ‘Othering’ ( Said 1979 ) effects. Many who grow up in Germany with more than one language are challenged because of their ascribed Otherness in two ways: first

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The Limits of Knowing Other Minds

Intellectual Disability and the Challenge of Opacity

Patrick McKearney

Some loves are exclusive and demand a blindness in other quarters. — Martha Nussbaum, Love's Knowledge What role does knowledge about what is going on in other people's minds play in knowing and relating to them? When new carers arrive to