March 31, 2017

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Original Articles

Ethics without borders: solidarity and difference in inter-community dialogue
Yulia Egorova

Bureaucracy and distributed vulnerability at a Chinese research institute: beyond the faculty perspective on audit cultures
Timothy McLellan

The face of the government: presence and responsibility in the Colombian peace process with the FARC-EP
Gwen Burnyeat

Peoplehood and the Orthodox person: a view from central Serbia
Nicholas Lackenby

‘Real Orthodox men’: religious masculinities and the new Russian culture of military patriotism
Victoria Fomina

Cutting at the edge: observations on innovation beyond the urban
Limor Samimian-Darash Amit Sheniak Nir Rotem

Compulsory guesthood, social cohesion, and the politics of hospitality in Turkey
Elif M. Babül

Survivals and the persistence of the past
Gavin Lucas

‘Our therapeutic direction is towards Light’: transcendence and a non-secular politics of difference in Islamic Counselling training
Sabnum Dharamsi Giulia Liberatore

Sharing suits and letters: redressing late-capitalist precarity in South Korea
Olga Fedorenko

What is the shape of institutions? Materializing the cycles of life in an East African age class society
Giordano Marmone

A developmental perspective on social status: children’s understanding of hierarchy in Nanjing and London
Anni Kajanus

Long Reviews

Expanding the conversation: on theology and anthropology
Amira Mittermaier

From rebellion to censorship: power, freedom, and silicon values
Natalie Morningstar

Book and Film Reviews

Anthropological histories

Kuper, AdamThe Museum of Other People: from colonial acquisitions to cosmopolitan exhibitions432 pp., illus., bibliogr. London: Profile Books, 2023. £25.00 (cloth)
Alice Millar

Laura Zimmer-Tamakoshi (ed.). First fieldwork: Pacific anthropology 1960-1985. x, 251 pp., map, illus., bibliogrs. Honolulu: Univ. of Hawai‘i Press, 2021. £30.95 (paper)
Andrew J. Strathern Pamela J. Stewart (Strathern)

Climate epistemologies

Dewan, Camelia; foreword by K. Sivaramakrishnan. Misreading the Bengal Delta: climate change, development, and livelihoods in coastal Bangladesh. xxvi, 224 pp., maps, tables, illus., bibliogr. Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press, 2021. £22.99 (paper)
David Lipset

Judith Shapiro & John-Andrew McNeish (eds). Our extractive age: expressions of violence and resistance280 pp., illus., bibliogrs. London: Routledge, 2021. Open access; £35.99 (paper)
Daniela Soto Hernández

Olga Ulturgasheva & Barbara Bodenhorn (eds); foreword by Peter Schweitzer; afterword by Michael Bravo. Risky futures: climate, geopolitics and local realities in the uncertain circumpolar North234 pp., illus., bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2022. £99.00 (cloth)
Adriana Petryna

Unuigbe, Ngozi FinetteTraditional ecological knowledge and global pandemics: biodiversity and planetary health beyond COVID-1994 pp., illus., bibliogr. London: Routledge, 2021. £16.99 (e-book)
Matheus Alves Duarte da Silva

Contested heritage

Beynon, Huw & Ray HudsonThe shadow of the mine: coal and the end of industrial Britain. xii, 402 pp., maps, tables, plates, bibliogr. London: Verso, 2021. £20.00 (cloth)
Chima Michael Anyadike-Danes

Brumann, ChristophThe best we share: nation, culture and world-making in the UNESCO World Heritage arena. xii, 303 pp., tables, illus., bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2021. £100.00 (cloth)
Herdis Hølleland

Herzfeld, MichaelSubversive archaism: troubling traditionalists and the politics of national heritage. xvi, 239 pp., illus., bibliogr. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2022. £21.99 (paper)
Eric Hirsch

Mark S. Micale & Hans Pols (eds). Traumatic pasts in Asia: history, psychiatry, and trauma from the 1930s to the present. xiv, 345 pp., tables, illus., bibliogrs. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2021. £107.00 (cloth)
Jeff Kingston

Disease, food, and sport

Dumes, Abigail A. Divided bodies: Lyme disease, contested illness, and evidence-based medicine360 pp., bibliogr. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2020. £25.99 (paper)
Matthew Abel

Mol, AnnemarieEating in theory208 pp., illus., bibliogr. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2021. £21.99 (paper)
Jillian R. Cavanaugh

Mariann Vaczi & Alan Bairner (eds). Indigenous, traditional, and folk sports: contesting modernities296 pp., illus., bibliogrs. London: Routledge, 2024. £38.99 (e-book)
Dario Nardini

Experimental anthropologies

Andrea Ballestero & Brit Ross Winthereik (eds). Experimenting with ethnography: a companion to analysis. xi, 301 pp., figs., illus., bibliogrs. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2021. £20.99 (paper)
Ethiraj Gabriel Dattatreyan

Andreas Bandak & Simon Coleman (eds). Different repetitions: anthropological engagements with figures of return, recurrence and redundancy128 pp., bibliogr. London: Routledge, 2021. £38.99 (e-book)
Joseph Tulasiewicz

Escobar, ArturoPluriversal politics: the real and the possible232 pp., illus., bibliogr. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2020. £22.99 (paper)
Juan Javier Rivera Andía

Fassin, Didier; trans. Rachel Gomme. Death of a Traveller: a counter-investigation160 pp., bibliogr. Cambridge: Polity, 2021. £15.99 (paper)
Mark Ingram

Radomir Konstantinović; ed. Branislav Jakovljević; trans. Ljiljana Nikolić & Branislav Jakovljević. The philosophy of parochialism. x, 356 pp., bibliogrs. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press, 2021. £68.95 (cloth)
Nigel Rapport

Pizza, GiovanniL’antropologia di Gramsci: corpo, natura, mutazione184 pp., bibliogr. Rome: Carocci editore, 2020. €19.00 (paper)
Alice Stefanelli

Felipe RojasByron Ellsworth Hamann & Benjamin Anderson (eds). Otros pasados: ontologías alternativas y el estudio de lo que ha sido369 pp., illus., bibliogr. Bogotá: Univ. de los Andes, 2022. COPS $30,000 (paper)
Robert S. Weiner

Xiang Biao & Wu Qi; trans. David Ownby. Self as method: thinking through China and the world. vii, 268 pp., illus., bibliogr. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, 2023. £44.99 (cloth)
Gil Hizi

Ritual and religion

Abreu, Maria JoséThe Charismatic gymnasium: breath, media, and religious revivalism in contemporary Brazil. xiv, 233 pp., bibliogr. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2021. £22.99 (paper)
Johanna Bard Richlin

Guenzi, CaterinaWords of destiny: practicing astrology in North India. xiv, 376 pp., tables, figs., illus., bibliogr. Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press, 2021. £27.70 (paper)
Nupurnima Yadav

Ute HüskenVasudha Narayanan & Astrid Zotter (eds). Nine nights of power: Durgā, dolls, and darbars. xiv, 294 pp., maps, tables, illus., bibliogrs. Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press, 2021. £69.35 (cloth)
Ralph W. Nicholas

Peletz, Michael G. Sharia transformations: cultural politics and the rebranding of an Islamic judiciary. xxi, 308 pp., illus., bibliogr. Oakland: Univ. of California Press, 2020. £30.00 (paper)
Faiza El-Higzi

Books and films received

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