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Dynamics of Ritual Reflexivity in the Alevi Cem of Istanbul

Jens Kreinath and Refika Sariönder

designed to address highly diversified audiences—both Alevi and non–Alevi—in Turkey’ s public sphere ( Sariönder and Kreinath 2008: 103–105 ). In the following sections, this article conceptualizes reflexive moments during the cem by analyzing one

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Multi-Layered Reflexivity in Participative Research on Mining in Indonesia

Positionality, Preconceptions and Roles

Kristina Großmann

engage in ‘knowledge translation’ between academic and non-academic discourse. These approaches emphasise the need for strong (self-)reflexivity throughout research process, explicit recognition of the positionality of the researchers and the obligation

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Recursivity and the Self-Reflexive Cosmos

Tricksters in Cuban and Brazilian Spirit Mediumship Practices

Diana Espírito Santo

of the dividends of their awareness for human experience. Recursivity here is thus deeply related to self-reflexivity or self-awareness: it is because the cosmos is aware of itself as cosmos (in its constitution) that it is able to describe, produce

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The Unrealized Potential of Body-Reflexive Practices

Intimations of a New Materialism

Steve Garlick

masculinities. Building on her landmark text Masculinities (1995), The Men and the Boys features the concept of “body-reflexive” practices as an antidote to the limitations of both sex role theory and biological determinism, and to the excesses of social

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Becoming a Super-Masculine “Cool Guy”

Reflexivity, Dominant and Hegemonic Masculinities, and Sexual Violence

James W. Messerschmidt

of the adolescent boys (see Messerschmidt 2016 for the full life story )—which is the subject of this article—reveals a close relationship among in-school bullying, reflexivity, embodiment, and dominant and hegemonic masculinities in understanding

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Co-constituting Bodyguarding Practice through Embodied Reflexivity

Methodological Reflections from the Field

Paul Higate

that the application of a particular form of embodied reflexivity yielded original, analytically valid insights into the mutually constitutive security practices generated between a triad of actors that included training instructors, myself as

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Plans, Changes, Improvisations

Navigating Research on the Fertility Quests of Mozambican Women and Men

Inês Faria

argue for the relevance of flexibility and reflexivity in fieldwork and analytical practice, but also – following authors such as Hansjörg Dilger and colleagues (2015) for the specific case of medical anthropology – for the relevance of the notion that

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Anthropological Knowledge Making, the Reflexive Feedback Loop, and Conceptualizations of the Soul

Katherine Swancutt and Mireille Mazard

what we propose to call a ‘hyper-reflexive’ point of view. Whereas reflexivity is a reference point for postmodern anthropology, the concept of ‘hyper-reflexivity’ describes the circulation of ideas through multiple sites, as the subjects of

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Grey Gardens and the Problem of Objectivity

Notes on the Ethics of Observational Documentary

Mathew Abbott

screen. Unlike many of the filmmakers who responded to direct cinema by emphasizing their presence on the scenes they recorded, however, the Maysles do not deploy reflexivity as a rejoinder to naiveté, nor to undermine pretensions to authenticity. Instead

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Temporality of Movements in the North

Pragmatic Use of Infrastructure and Reflexive Mobility of Evenkis and Dolgans

Vladimir N. Davydov

reflexivity of other social actors’ movements and possible positions, with chess serving as illustration. This article is based on field data, collected from 2007 to 2015, on several field trips that totaled more than 17 months of fieldwork among Evenkis in