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Epilogue: The Strings, Strains and Strides of Transnational Competencies and Complex Ambiguities

Rijk van Dijk

in Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265680
eISBN:
9780191771910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265680.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

The chapters in this book demonstrate how transnational connections in Africa often appear as a source of ambiguity in formations that otherwise are ideologically perceived as bounded, autonomous ... More


Living in a transnational social field: notions of belonging revised

Marianne Holm Pedersen

in Iraqi women in Denmark: Ritual performance and belonging in everyday life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089589
eISBN:
9781781706930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089589.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter situates Iraqi women’s articulations of belonging in relation to the political contexts of Danish society and the Iraqi place of origin. Due to the political transformations in Iraq ... More


The Transnational Spiritual Economy

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter discusses the efforts of immigrants and religious actors in a home country to build and sustain a transnational spiritual economy. Specialists in the production and dissemination of ... More


Condoms, Pills and Professional Identity: The Transnational ART Scale-up Project and Catholic HIV/AIDS Counsellors in Uganda

Louise Mubanda Rasmussen

in Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265680
eISBN:
9780191771910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265680.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Ethnographic research with different Catholic HIV/AIDS projects in Uganda revealed a remarkable contrast between HIV prevention and HIV counselling with regard to the condom question. Whereas HIV ... More


Conclusion: Authenticity Work in the Transnational Service Economy

Kiran Mirchandani

in Phone Clones: Authenticity Work in the Transnational Service Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450648
eISBN:
9780801464140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450648.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book has explored the authenticity work of customer service workers in India, revealing the proactive, conscious, and continual negotiation of sameness and difference that characterizes the ... More


Sufis, Society, and the State

Ousmane Oumar Kane

in The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732302
eISBN:
9780199894611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732302.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

This chapter offers a broad overview of the religious experience of Senegalese in the 20th century and analyzes the formation of the Senegalese religious landscape and how it relates to modern ... More


1914–1939

Thomas Davies

in NGOs: A New History of Transnational Civil Society

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199387533
eISBN:
9780190235642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387533.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

In contrast to conventional studies that interpret the interwar period in state-centric terms, this chapter reveals the wide variety of transnational relations that developed at that time. It ... More


Unfortunate Visibilities: The Transnational Circulation of Image-Objects

Ulla D. Berg

in Mobile Selves: Race, Migration, and Belonging in Peru and the U.S.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479803460
eISBN:
9781479863778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803460.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter talks about the role of visuality in the production of transnationally mediated social relations. It examines how different genres of “migrant videos” are produced, circulated, viewed, ... More


Introduction: The Global and the Intimate

Geraldine Pratt and Victoria Rosner

in The Global and the Intimate: Feminism in Our Time

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231154499
eISBN:
9780231520843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231154499.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book is a collection of sixteen essays that explore the ways in which the global and the intimate, typically imagined as mutually exclusive spheres, are profoundly intertwined. It instantiates ... More


States Only? The Evolution of Diplomacy

Christer Jönsson

in The Transformation of Foreign Policy: Drawing and Managing Boundaries from Antiquity to the Present

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783862
eISBN:
9780191826511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783862.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Diplomacy can be seen as an ancient, perennial international institution. Diplomats are, and have always been, engaged not only in boundary drawing. Equally important is their role as ... More


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