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Kaale belongings and Evangelical becomings : faith, commitment and social outreach among the Finnish Kaale (Finnish Roma)
(University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - Thesis
Grounded in a theoretical debate between anthropological studies on Roma/Gypsies and anthropological studies of Christianity, the focus of this thesis is on the experience of social and religious life among members of a ...
Times of the self in Kingston, Jamaica
(2017-05-27) - Journal article
Revival Zionists – a small spiritist following in Jamaica – describe how their relations with spirits allow them to bring personal spiritual gifts to bear on every day or ‘temporal’ experience. Taking a hint from Kant that ...
Fathermen : predicaments in fatherhood, masculinity and the kinship lifecourse. Dominica, West Indies
(University of St Andrews, 2017) - Thesis
Fathermen is an ethnographic journey in the kinship lives of men on the island of Dominica, West Indies. It traces the various complexities, conundra and contradictions Dominican men encounter and create as they navigate ...
Aasenîkon! Makushi travelogues from the borderlands of Southern Guyana
(University of St Andrews, 2017-12-08) - Thesis
This ethnographic account focuses on the conceptions and practices of movement, as narrated by the Makushi people who live along the triple frontier of southern Guyana. The journeys - individual experiences, in particular ...
Testing freedom : ontological considerations
(2017-07-28) - Journal article
Who or what can be free, or not free? The question may seem mind-boggling on close inspection. To the extent that meaning is defined through reference, or acts of naming, different meanings of freedom deployed in daily ...