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Object Trajectories: Atlantic Commerce and Genealogies of Material Practice

François G. Richard

in Reluctant Landscapes: Historical Anthropologies of Political Experience in Siin, Senegal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226252407
eISBN:
9780226252681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226252681.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 6 examines Siin’s entanglement with the Atlantic economy through archaeological evidence collected in the region. While studies of the Atlantic commerce have often focused on the stagnation ... More


‘Life’s Little Luxuries?’ The Social and Spatial Construction of Luxury

Juliana Mansvelt, Mary Breheny, and Iain Hay

in Critical Luxury Studies: Art, Design, Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402613
eISBN:
9781474422291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402613.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter considers how the concept of luxury is deployed in both talk and practice. Drawing on qualitative interviews with older New Zealanders from a range of socio-economic positions, ethnic ... More


Consumption

Marius C. Claudy, Andrew Keating, and Andrea Prothero

in Austerity and Recovery in Ireland: Europe's Poster Child and the Great Recession

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198792376
eISBN:
9780191834387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792376.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

This chapter investigates changes in consumption during the years of the recession and the subsequent recovery. Drawing on national statistics, attitudinal survey data, and in-depth qualitative ... More


Unraveling Farmer Suicides in India: Egoism and Masculinity in Peasant Life

Nilotpal Kumar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199466856
eISBN:
9780199087402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466856.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality, Social Psychology and Interaction

‘Farmers’ suicides’ have largely been framed through official suicide statistics, and they have been explained in terms of agrarian production-related crisis across geographies. Based on ethnographic ... More


Musicians’ Ethics and Aesthetics

Samuel K. Byrd

in The Sounds of Latinidad: Immigrants Making Music and Creating Culture in a Southern City

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479859405
eISBN:
9781479876426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859405.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter demonstrates how the festival facilitates communication between Latina/o musicians across genre boundaries and between musical communities. During and after their participation in these ... More


The Suqs of Sanaa: Changing Functions and Symbolic Centrality

Franck Mermier

in The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165290
eISBN:
9781617971334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165290.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Before it became the capital of a unified Yemen (in 1990), Sana'a was the political and economic hub of the high plateau. Located at the crossroads of seven tribal territories, the city is situated ... More


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