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In this article Signe Howell shows how farming tradition in Chewong areas in Peninsular Malaysia are being influenced by market economy. How inequalities are experienced and how the relations with outsiders influence daily life.
Sindre Bangstad is discussing the question if the freedom of speech become freedom to hate? He takes part in a discussionforum well-known as the The Immanent Frame. The forum was founded in October of 2007 in conjunction with the Social Science Research Council’s program on Religion and the Public Sphere
Susanne Brandtstädter gir i denne artikkelen et innblikk i drivkrefter blant kinesiske "bønder"som arbeider for å oppnå like sivile muligheter og rettigheter i det kineskiske samfunnet.
Sindre Bangstad har sammen med Jacob Høigilt i siste nummer av Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift skrevet artikkelen "Hvordan forstå muslimbrødrene? Islamisme i den arabiske og den europeiske konteksten".
In the May publication of Theory, Culture and Society the work of the influential poststructuralist and postcolonial anthropologist Saba Mahmood (UC Berkeley, USA) is being explored by Sindre Bangstad. Saba Mahmood’s work in anthropology adopts an Asadian and Butlerian approach, particularly in the seminal Politics of Piety.
Sindre Bangstad bidrar i antalogien Multikulturell teori og flerkulturelle praksiser
As the issue of language endangerment and language death has hit linguistics with some urgency, Ingjerd Hoem writes in her article , the recognition of a need for documentation of vanishing cultures has receded into background within mainstream social anthropology
I sitt kapittel omkring begrepene identitet, globalisereing og multikulturalisme drøfter Halvard Vike videre forholdet mellom temaer som individualitet, autensitet, etnisitet og nasjonalisme
Arne Kalland beskriver incest og sedelighetssaken mot Hans Siversen Davanger og Malene Nielsdatter som ble behandlet på bygdetingene i Nordhordland
Aud Talle gir i denne boken en innføring i fenomenet omskjæring.
Signe Howell is one of the contributors to a special publication of Paideuma in the chapter with the headline "The end of anthropology?" She asks if we are witnessing the end of academic interest towards the discipline.
Arnd Schneider and Christopher Wright have published Between Art and Anthropology which provides new and challenging arguments for considering contemporary art and anthropology in terms of fieldwork practice. Artists and anthropologists share a set of common practices that raise similar ethical issues, which the authors explore in depth for the first time.
In their article, Purity is Danger: Ambiguities of Touch around Sickness and Death in Western Kenya, Ruth J. Prince and Paul W.Geissler are giving us a view from a Luo-speaking village in western Kenya. HIV/AIDS reached epidemic propotions in western Kenya, and bodily suffering and death were widely shared experiences. Through the stories of a married daughter and her elderly father, who died within few months from one another we experience what is commonly referred to as "the death of today".
Ruth Jane Prince is focusing on HIV/AIDS interventions and antiretroviral treatment programmes in Kenya, and related issues of global health, the political-economy of knowledge, traditionalism and the state.
Since 1993, Paul Wenzel Geissler has been working , in western Kenya, conducting first medical research and then several years of ethnographic fieldwork.
In her essay, Aud Talle discusses how the pastoral Maasai of East Africa, in discoures and practices, negotiate cultural boundaries between themselves and others while engaging with HIV/AIDS pandemic.
A few seemingly insignificant pine trees make a small rocky point a highly contested site for claims about Tasmanian identity, Marianne E.Lien and Aidan Davidson write in their article Roots, rupture and remembrance: The Tasmanian Lives of Monterey Pine, published in the Journal of Material Culture.
In her article, Marit Melhuus turn on issues of methodology with regard to the study of biotechnology in contemporary society and its contribution to further debates about what it means to study biotechnology ethnographically
Ingjerd Hoëm bidrar med et kapittel i boka Migration and Transnationalism. Pacific Perspectives, som utgis på Australian National University E Press.
Ingjerd Hoëm bidrar til boka Ritual Communication. Boka er redigert av Gunter Senft og Ellen B. Basso og er resultat av et symposium i regi av The Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research. Den er utgitt på Berg.
Unni Wikans bok For ærens skyld. Fadime til ettertanke har nå kommet ut på arabisk.
Sindre Bangstad and Bjørn Enge Bertelsen discusses the fate, motives and circumstances of Norwegian ex-soldiers Joshua French and Tjostolv Moland in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in the current edition of Anthropology Today. Tjostolv Moland and Joshua French may have shown us an image of some Norwegians abroad which is not altogether flattering.
This is a study of the meanings and possibilities for justice in the contemporary world. Anthropologists examine the ambiguities of justice in Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. In her chapter "Global Governmentality: the case of transnational adoption", Signe Howell examines some implications of international adoption legislation.
Marianne Lien bidrar i boka The Globalization of Food med kapitlet "Standards, Science and Scale: The Case of Tasmanian Atlantic Salmon".