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#Review: Shooting a Revolution

Shooting a Revolution is a smart polyseme that Donatella Della Ratta uses to describe the grim reality of Syria: one shoots to …


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#Review: After Ethnos

After Ethnos is a philosophically sophisticated provocation and inspiration towards a new mode of anthropological analysis that breaks free from the classic …


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 #Review: Rules, Paper and Status

The arrival of a ‘refugee,’ ‘migrant,’ ‘asylym seeker,’ or the European ‘Other,’ is too familiar to us from political debates. The stage …


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#Review: State of Rebellion

In State of Rebellion: Violence and Intervention in the Central African Republic, Louisa Lombard moves away from an anthropological tendency to study …


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#Review of Odudwa’s Chain

This seamless compilation of essays has the feel of a life’s work. Through the lens of his scholarship on the Yoruba, Andrew …


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#Review: Living by the gun

Outside observers have often interpreted Chad’s long history with rebellion as reflective of internal chaos and questionable moralities. Marielle Debos nuances these …


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#Review: Mobile Secrets

Information and communications technology (ICT) has been hailed as the holy grail of “transformational development”, the source of growing innovations (such as …


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#Review: Mobile Secrets

Julie Archambault’s Mobile Secrets is an ethnographically vivid and distinctive contribution to the ever growing anthropological literature on the topic of youth …


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