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Kitchen Behind Tourism Industry: Case study of Gudeg Seller in Yogyakarta

Antropress , November 3rd, 2016

By Aura Cubanimita. Master student, Anthropology, Gadjah Mada Univesity, Yogyakarta-Indonesia. I used to go to the traditional market in the mornings … More


A Tale of Two Rooms: Debt, Success, and Freedom in Indian Microfinance

Sohini Kar , November 2nd, 2016

“See, I don’t have a TV or an almirah [wardrobe],” said Ilina, pointing to her sparse one-room flat, while in one corner—the makeshift kitchen—her husband squatted over a…


The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus, Week 1: Sameena Mulla on Aimee Meredith Cox’s Shapeshifters

smulla16 , September 7th, 2016

The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to present the latest entry in on ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will mobilize anthropological work as a pedagogica…


#Review: Women without Class: Girls, Race and Identity

Patgiri Rituparna , August 16th, 2016

The tile of the book itself informs its readers that it is an interrogation of women as class ‘subjects.’ Although studies of class are not new in Sociology,…


The reception and consumption of telenovelas in Senegal

John Postill , May 18th, 2016

This is a fourth set of notes under the broad theme of media and change in preparation for the volume Postill, J., E. Ardevol and S. Tenhunen (eds.)…


Taking up Space

The Anxious Anthropologist , May 16th, 2016

 Nine years ago when I started my doctoral studies not only was I in a fertile intellectual endeavour undertaking fieldwork, reading theory, stretching my brain and writing,…

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The Power of Menstrual Politics

Alma Gottlieb , April 2nd, 2016

The latest in the abortion wars: “One Indiana woman recently created the Facebook page Periods for Pence where she encourages others to call the governor’s office to report their periods,…

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Iselin Åsedotter Strønen: After the Bolivarian Revolution: What’s in store for Margarita?

Focaal Web Editor , April 1st, 2016

This post is part of a series on the Latin American pink tide, moderated and edited by Massimiliano Mollona (Goldsmiths, University of London). I still clearly remember Margarita,[1]…


Sexism in the Oxford Dictionary of English

Michael Oman-Reagan , January 21st, 2016

Why does the Oxford Dictionary of English portray women as “rabid feminists” with mysterious “psyches” speaking in “shrill voices” who can’t do research or hold a PhD but…

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#Review: Wrapped in the Flag of Israel

Anja Ryding , January 21st, 2016

How can we conceive of the contemporary relationship between race, poverty, and bureaucracy? Smadar Lavie’s latest publication, an account of her experience as a Mizrahi single mother dependent…


“Free Basics” – does it really matter to the poor in Panchagrami?

Shriram Venkatraman , December 27th, 2015

Image Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons: Facebook The launch of Facebook’s ‘Free Basics’, a rebranding of internet.org, has been a hot topic in India for the past few months as Facebook tries to…

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#Review: Migrants in Translation. Caring and the Logics of Difference in Contemporary Italy

David Orr , November 25th, 2015

Contemporary phenomena of migration and human trafficking pose challenges to modern states, which may struggle to deal effectively and fairly with how to address issues of integration and…


Bijdragen aan genderrechtvaardigheid

standplaatswereld , November 24th, 2015

Door Ina Keuper       Mijn recente deelname aan de algemene ledenvergadering van de vereniging WO=MEN, Women Equals Men, stimuleerde mij om dit stukje te schrijven. Opnieuw werd ik uitgebreid…

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Empire’s “Mimic Men”

Maximilian Forte , October 24th, 2015

Imperialism by Invitation or Imitation? US efforts in remaking the international system according to an image reflecting the US are not usually in complete vain since the track…


Damsels & Demons: Women in Horror Part II

Emma Louise Backe , October 23rd, 2015

By Emma Louise Backe Part I of the series can be read here. The genre of horror is one that is not overtly concerned with gender, and yet…

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Damsels & Demons: Women in Horror Part I

Emma Louise Backe , October 16th, 2015

By Emma Louise Backe Each culture suffers from its own hauntings. We perform ceremonies to guide the ghosts back to their graves and lay out offerings of food…

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Routines of everyday life

The Anxious Anthropologist , October 10th, 2015

It is a classic observation of anthropologists that we seek to document the everyday activities of people within various cultural contexts in order to provide evidence for making…

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#Review: Do Muslim Women Need Saving?

Harriet James , July 8th, 2015

Lila Abu-Lughod’s book, Do Muslim Women Need Saving?, expands on her thoughts from an earlier article similarly titled. As she explains, this book is “a long answer to the…


Why I am not setting up a nonprofit in Bali, Indonesia

Flora Cohen , May 21st, 2015

It was a warm spring day in May 2014, I was cloaked in a light blue cap and gown, surrounded by my family, and racing to my graduation…

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