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    • Everyday Intimacies of the Middle East 

      Zengin, A; Sehlikoglu, Sertaç (Duke University Press, 2016-07-01)
      In the last decade the question of intimacy in the Middle East has received renewed scholarly attention in its relation to love, sentimentality, sexuality, gender, and erotics (Mahdavi 2009; Najmabadi 2005; Ozyegin 2015; ...
    • Revisited: Muslim Women’s agency and feminist anthropology of the Middle East 

      Sehlikoglu, Sertaç
      This article locates imaginative aspects of human subjectivity as a feminist issue by reviewing the concept of agency in the genealogy of Muslim and Middle Eastern women in anthropological and ethnographic literature. It ...
    • Failing Well: Becoming Vaishnava in an Ideal Vedic City 

      Fahy, John
      Since the early 1970s the small town of Mayapur in West Bengal has been home to a multinational Gaudiya Vaishnava community of ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) devotees, popularly known as the Hare ...
    • Making difference: Queer activism and anthropological theory 

      Heywood, Pier Paolo
      This article examines two paradoxes. The first is ethnographic: queer activists in Bologna, Italy are concerned with defining themselves in opposition to fixed categories of identity and forms of politics based on them. ...