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Volume 88, #4

Fall 2015

All titles for this issue (vol 88, #4) link to article abstracts.


Volume 88, #4 • Fall 2015



Kerry Ryan Chance | Sacrifice After Mandela: Liberation and Liberalization Among South Africa’s First Post-Apartheid Generation

Azra Hromadzic | On Not Dating Just Anybody: The Politics and Poetics of Flirting
in a Post-war City

Matthew Kohrman | Cloaks and Veils: Countervisualizing Cigarette Factories In and Outside of China

Karen Rignall | Land and the Politics of Custom in a Moroccan Oasis Town

Chris Tan | Pink Dot: Cultural and Sexual Citizenship in Gay Singapore

Greta Uehling | The Responsibilization of Refugees in the United States: On the Political Uses of Psychology

Chigusa Yamaura |  “Marriageable Others” in Japanese-Chinese Cross-Border Matchmaking



Matthew Rosen | Ethnographies of Reading: Beyond Literacy and Books



Ravindra K. Jain | Fiction and an Indian Polyglot Anthropology



Maxim Bolt | Anne-Maria Makhulu’s Making Freedom: Apartheid, Squatter Politics, and the Struggle for Home


Chloe Silverman | Steve Silberman’s NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity



Andrew Walsh | Susan Fall’s Clarity, Cut, and Culture: The Many Meanings of Diamonds

Marisa O. Ensor | Katarzyna Grabska’s Gender, Home, and Identity: Nuer Repatriation to Southern Sudan

Inna Leykin | Michelle A. Parsons’s Dying Unneeded: The Cultural Context of the Russian Mortality Crisis

Ian Lowrie | Jamie Cohen-Cole’s The Open Mind: Cold War Politics, the Sciences of Human Nature

Isabel M. Scarborough | Raquel Gutiérrez Aguilar’s Rhythms of the Pachakuti: Indigenous Uprising and State Power in Bolivia

Kerry Chance, Azra Hromadzic, Matthew Kohrman, Karen Ringnall, Chris Tan, Greta Uehling and Chigusa Yamaura