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  1. Soundscapes of Uyghur Islam
    China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is experiencing a crisis of securitization and mass incarceration. In Soundscapes of Uyghur Islam, author Rachel Harris examines the religious practice of a group of Uyghur women in a... Learn More
    Published: 3rd November 2020
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  2. Remaking Islam in African Portugal
    When Guinean Muslims leave their homeland, they encounter radically new versions of Islam and new approaches to religion more generally. In Remaking Islam in African Portugal, Michelle C. Johnson explores the religious lives of... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2020
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  3. Ethnicity, Commodity, In/Corporation
    In the economics of everyday life, even ethnicity has become a potential resource to be tapped, generating new sources of profit and power, new ways of being social, and new visions of the future. Throughout Africa, ethnic corporations... Learn More
    Published: 7th July 2020
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  4. Jewish Forced Labor in Romania, 1940–1944
    Between Romania's entry into World War II in 1941 and the ouster of dictator Ion Antonescu three years later, over 105,000 Jews were forced to work in internment and labor camps, labor battalions, government institutions, and... Learn More
    Published: 5th May 2020
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  5. The Chinese Atlantic
    In The Chinese Atlantic, Sean Metzger charts processes of global circulation across and beyond the Atlantic, exploring how seascapes generate new understandings of Chinese migration, financial networks and artistic production.... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2020
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  6. Transformations on the Ground
    Transformations on the Ground considers the ways in which power in all its forms—local, international, legal, familial—affects the collision of global with local concerns over access to land and control over its use. In Botswana's... Learn More
    Published: 9th August 2019
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  7. Fast Money Schemes
    In the late 1990s and early 2000s a wave of Ponzi schemes swept through Papua New Guinea, Australia, and the Solomon Islands. The most notorious scheme, U-Vistract, attracted many thousands of investors, enticing them with promises... Learn More
    Published: 2nd October 2018
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  8. Africans in Exile
    The enforced removal of individuals has long been a political tool used by African states to create generations of asylum seekers, refugees, and fugitives. Historians often present such political exile as a potentially transformative... Learn More
    Published: 10th September 2018
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  9. Global Mountain Regions
    No matter where they are located in the world, communities living in mountain regions have shared experiences defined in large part by contradictions. These communities often face social and economic marginalization despite providing... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2018
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  10. An Ethnography of Hunger
    In An Ethnography of Hunger Kristin D. Phillips examines how rural farmers in central Tanzania negotiate the interconnected projects of subsistence, politics, and rural development. Writing against stereotypical Western media... Learn More
    Published: 29th August 2018
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  11. In Sickness and in Wealth
    Villagers in Indonesia hear a steady stream of stories about the injuries, abuses, and even deaths suffered by those who migrate in search of work. So why do hundreds of thousands of Indonesian workers continue to migrate every... Learn More
    Published: 10th August 2018
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  12. New Humanitarianism and the Crisis of Charity
    Soaring poverty levels and 24-hour media coverage of global disasters have caused a surge in the number of international non-governmental organizations that address suffering on a massive scale. But how are these new global networks... Learn More
    Published: 22nd May 2017
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  13. An Archipelago of Care
    Focusing on the experience of Filipino caregivers in London, some of whom are living and working illegally in their host country, Deirdre McKay considers what migrant workers must do to navigate their way in a global marketplace.... Learn More
    Published: 12th December 2016
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  14. Paprika, Foie Gras, and Red Mud
    In this original and provocative study, Zsuzsa Gille examines three scandals that have shaken Hungary since it joined the European Union: the 2004 ban on paprika due to contamination, the 2008 boycott of Hungarian foie gras by... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2016
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  15. Global Heartland
    Global Heartland is the account of diverse, dispossessed, and displaced people brought together in a former sundown town in Illinois. Recruited to work in the local meat-processing plant, African Americans, Mexicans, and West... Learn More
    Published: 7th January 2016
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  16. Faked in China
    Faked in China is a critical account of the cultural challenge faced by China following its accession to the World Trade Organization in 2001. It traces the interactions between nation branding and counterfeit culture, two manifestations... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2015
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