Tag: socialism

Book Review: Race Women Internationalists: Activist-Intellectuals and Global Freedom Struggles by Imaobong D. Umoren

Rose Deller , October 1st, 2018

In Race Women Internationalists: Activist-Intellectuals and Global Freedom Struggles, Imaobong D. Umoren traces the lives of three black women activist-intellectuals—Una Marson, Paulette Nardal and Es…

→Sociology and Anthropology book reviews – LSE Review of Books

#Review: The Road – An Ethnography of (Im)Mobility, Space, and Cross-border Infrastructures in the Balkans

Evanthia Patsiaoura , February 1st, 2018

Central to the capturing cover-image, the downhill stone-paved street of the Pazari district of Gjirokastër, south Albania, reflects the orientation of Dimitris Dalakoglou’s book The Road: An Ethnogra…


#Humanitarianism(s) in socialist Red Cross societies

Maren Hachmeister , September 29th, 2017

The international Red Cross family built up a network of humanitarian aiders that one cannot pass over when thinking about 20th century humanitarianism. This article will cover a…


Life and Time after Fidel

Alexandra Frankel , April 27th, 2017

What does the future hold for Cubans who came of age with the revolutionary state? On November 25, 2016, Fidel Castro Ruz passed away. As Cuba’s Commander-in-Chief from…

→Featured Posts – Anthropology-News

Self-governing schools in Tanzania

eli , October 12th, 2016

“Neoliberalism” is always an unsatisfying category, but as it does broadly designate a cluster of policies and institutional logics, it tends to stick around as an ideal type. David…


Jonathan DeVore: Reflections on crisis, land, and resilience in Brazil’s politics of distribution

Focaal Web Editor , October 6th, 2016

The rightful share and the lion’s share Brazil is at a critical juncture. Improvements in social welfare that have been achieved over the past two decades threaten to…


Cuban imaginations of the future

standplaatswereld , October 5th, 2016

Door Caroline van Slobbe    Havana is full of small businesses. The most common entrepreneurs are ladies who sell cupcakes and cookies from their front door or window,…

→Standplaats Wereld

Mariya Ivancehva: The revolution will not be criticized? The (im)possibility of left-wing critique in Venezuela

Focaal Web Editor , May 24th, 2016

This post is part of a series on the Latin American pink tide, moderated and edited by Massimiliano Mollona (Goldsmiths, University of London). After heading the pink tide…


Stop Blaming Parents for Our Society’s Failures

Carie Little Hersh , April 24th, 2016

Yet another parenting article popped up in my Facebook feed this week. Not a How-To parenting article, which is annoying enough, but a You’re-Doing-Everything-Wrong parenting article. Generation X’s…

→Blog – relevanth

Our Tribute to Nelson Mandela