Tag: well-being

The Ethnographer’s Catch 22

Magnus Godvik Ekeland , December 1st, 2020


  Did I hear a knock at my door? I stopped what I was doing, listening more attentively. South Africa had been on lockdown for over a week,…


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In the Journals – Confinement and Mental Health

allisontedesco , July 27th, 2020


Cour des agitées by Amand Gautier via wikimedia Welcome back to In the Journals! This ongoing series aims to bridge conversations that are often siloed by discipline, geographical…


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Is there something “Arctic” to youth well-being in northern settlements?

fstammle , November 21st, 2019


This was one of the guiding topics discussed at the session hosted by our WOLLIE project during the Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit conference 2019. On the one hand, the…


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Ethnic Refuge

Alexandra Frankel , June 16th, 2017


South Sudanese refugees reshape institutional and social spaces into “ethnic refuges” that resist assimilation and promote community well-being. This article is part of the Maintaining Refuge series. …


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Part 2: Life Lessons From Prince: Four Things I Learned After Four Days At Paisley Park.

thenarcissisticanthropologist , May 7th, 2017


I found myself asking this morning why I chose to break this blog up into 4 pieces instead of just pulling it all together in one sitting and…


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The Power of Vulnerability Revisited

Nina Oria-Loureiro , March 22nd, 2017


This episode focuses on a conversation between Adam and Amy about a TEDtalk titled The Power of Vulnerability presented by Brené Brown. In this video, Brown breaks down the…


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The Power of Vulnerability Revisited

Nina Oria-Loureiro , March 22nd, 2017


This episode focuses on a conversation between Adam and Amy about a TEDtalk titled The Power of Vulnerability presented by Brené Brown. In this video, Brown breaks down the…


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Engagements with Ethnographic Care

Alexandra Frankel , February 17th, 2017


On care and self-care as an anthropologist and rape crisis advocate. I came to my work with survivors of sexual violence, initially, out of care. Care about the…


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The Perils of Adulthood Part 1: Making New Friends

thenarcissisticanthropologist , June 3rd, 2016


The other day I was in my car listening to an episode of one of my favorite podcasts , This American Life.  The theme was related to the…


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Measures for the Good Life: Stated Preferences and the Greater Good

Ted Fischer , November 4th, 2014


The goal of the economy, politics, and social institutions should be to promote wellbeing among people as broadly as possible. Yet, the questions remain: what exactly is wellbeing?…


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Measures for the Good Life: Stated Preferences and the Greater Good

Ted Fischer , November 3rd, 2014


The goal of the economy, politics, and social institutions should be to promote wellbeing among people as broadly as possible. Yet, the questions remain: what exactly is wellbeing?…


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Measures for the Good Life: Stated Preferences and the Greater Good

Ted Fischer , November 3rd, 2014


The goal of the economy, politics, and social institutions should be to promote wellbeing among people as broadly as possible. Yet, the questions remain: what exactly is wellbeing?…


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Measures of Happiness and Wellbeing

Ted Fischer , October 4th, 2014


Who are the happiest people in the world? In what countries do we find the highest life satisfaction? These are different questions, with different answers. Cheery contentment (hedonic…


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Structural Violence and Contemporary Indigenous Health

Anth Sisters , April 22nd, 2014


Although colonisation is often seen as a part of our history, as a relic of the past, it is a force that has created and sustained structures within our society that…


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Structural Violence and Contemporary Indigenous Health

Anth Sisters , April 22nd, 2014


Although colonisation is often seen as a part of our history, as a relic of the past, it is a force that has created and sustained structures within our society that…


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Structural Violence and Contemporary Indigenous Health

Unknown , April 22nd, 2014


Although colonisation is often seen as a part of our history, as a relic of the past, it is a force that has created and sustained structures within our society that…


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Structural Violence and Contemporary Indigenous Health

Anth Sisters , April 22nd, 2014


Although colonisation is often seen as a part of our history, as a relic of the past, it is a force that has created and sustained structures within our society that…


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