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All titles for this issue (vol 90, #1) link to abstracts.


Volume 90, #1 • Winter 2017



Inhabiting the Margins: Middle Eastern Minorities Revisited


Güldem Baykal Büyüksaraç & Jonathan Glasser  |  Inhabiting the Margins: Middle Eastern Minorities Revisited

Güldem Baykal Büyüksaraç  |  Trans-border Minority Activism and Kin-state Politics: The Case of Iraqi Turkmen and Turkish Interventionism

Na’amah Razon  |  Seeing and Unseeing Like a State: House Demolitions, Healthcare, and the Politics of Invisibility in Southern Israel

Cathrine Moe Thorleifsson  |  Peripheral Nationhood: Negotiating Israeliness from the Margins of the State

Serra Hakyemez |  Margins of the Archive: Torture, Heroism, and the Ordinary in Prison No. 5, Turkey

Jonathan Glasser  |  Musical Jews: Listening for Hierarchy in Colonial Algeria and Beyond



Daniel M. Knight  |  Energy Talk, Temporality, and Belonging in Austerity Greece



M. Ariel Cascio  |  Operationalizing New Biopolitical Theory for Anthropological Inquiry

David Novak  |  Project Fukushima! Performativity and the Politics of Festival
in Post-3.11 Japan



Ilan Pappe  |  The Uses and Abuses of Collective Memory

Alexandra Middleton  |  Reterritorialization of the Body: Ethnographies of Emergent Biotechnologies



Joshua A. Bell on Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing’s The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins

Clint Bruce on Monica Heller, Lindsay A. Bell, Michelle Daveluy, Mireille McLaughlin, and Hubert Noël’s Sustaining the Nation: The Making and Moving of Language and Nation

Abdelmajid Hannoum on Saba Mahmood’s Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority Report

Geoffrey Hughes on Sarah Tobin’s Everyday Piety: Islam and Economy in Jordan

Ippolytos Kalofonos on Neely Laurenzo Myers’s Recovery’s Edge: An Ethnography of Mental Health Care and Moral Agency

Joel Kuipers on James Bourk Hoesterey’s Rebranding Islam: Piety, Prosperity,
and a Self-Help Guru

Jessica Lockrem on Max Hirsch’s, Airport Urbanism: Infrastructure and
Mobility in Asia

Tanja Müller on Jennifer Riggan’s The Struggling State: Nationalism, Mass Militarization, and the Education of Eritrea

Erin L. Murphy on Paula Ioanide’s The Emotional Politics of Racism: How Feelings Trump Facts in an Era of Colorblindness

Priscilla Song on Elanah Uretsky’s Occupational Hazards: Sex, Business, and HIV in Post-Mao China

Sabra G. Thorner on Jennifer Loureide Biddle’s Remote Avant-Garde: Aboriginal Art under Occupation

Volume 90, #1

Winter 2017

Inhabiting the Margins: Middle Eastern Minorities Revisited

Introduced and Edited by ldem Baykal Büyüksaraç & Jonathan Glasser