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The Ethics of Disconnection in a
Neoliberal Age

Volume 84, #4

Fall 2011

Abstracts or excerpts for this issue (vol. 84, #4) are available through Project Muse.


Volume 84, #4 • Fall 2011



The Ethics of Disconnection in a Neoliberal Age

Introduction by Ilana Gershon & Allison Alexy


Susan Bibler Coutin |  Re/membering the Nation: Gaps and Reckoning within Biographical Accounts of Salvadoran Émigrés

Krista E. Van Vleet |  On Devils and the Dissolution of Sociality: Andean Catholics Voicing Ambivalence in Neoliberal Bolivia

Ilana Gershon  |  Un-Friend My Heart: Facebook, Promiscuity, and Heartbreak in a Neoliberal Age

Allison Alexy  |  Intimate Dependence and its Risks in Neoliberal Japan

Susan Lepselter |  The Disorder of Things: Hoarding Narratives in Popular Media



Danny Hoffman  |  Violent Virtuosity: Visual Labor in West Africa’s Mano River War

John P. Murphy |  Protest or Riot?: Interpreting Collective Action in Contemporary France

Detelina Tocheva  |  Crafting Ethics: The Dilemma of Almsgiving in Russian Orthodox Churches



Paul A. Silverstein  |  Vincent Crapanzano’s The Harkis: The Wound That Never Heals



Jeffrey H. Cohen |  Anna Lindley’s The Early Morning Phone Call: Somali Refugee’s Remittances

Karen Holmberg |  Anne Ross, Kathleen Pickering Sherman, Jeffrey Snodgrass, Henry Delcore, and Richard Sherman’s Indigenous Peoples and the Collaborative Stewardship of Nature: Knowledge Binds and Institutional Conflicts

Eleana Kim |  Barbara Yngvesson’s Belonging in an Adopted World: Race, Identity, and Transnational Adoption

Julie Kleinman |  Bruno Latour’s On the Modern Cult of the Factish Gods

Yana Stainova  |  Kwame Anthony Appiah’s The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen

Christopher C. Taylor  |  Lee Ann Fujii’s Killing Neighbors: Webs of Violence in Rwanda