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Babaylan Sing BackPhilippine Shamans and Voice, Gender, and Place

Babaylan Sing Back: Philippine Shamans and Voice, Gender, and Place

Grace Nono

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760082
eISBN:
9781501760112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760082.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book depicts the embodied voices of Native Philippine ritual specialists popularly known as babaylan. These ritual specialists are widely believed to have perished during colonial times, or to ... More

From Family to Police ForceSecurity and Belonging on a South Asian Border

From Family to Police Force: Security and Belonging on a South Asian Border

Farhana Ibrahim

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759536
eISBN:
9781501759550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759536.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book illuminates the production and contestation of social, familial, and national order on a South Asian borderland. In the borderland that divides Kutch, a district in the western Indian state ... More

Galvanizing Nostalgia?Indigeneity and Sovereignty in Siberia

Galvanizing Nostalgia?: Indigeneity and Sovereignty in Siberia

Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759772
eISBN:
9781501759796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759772.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book explores critical questions for the survival of Russia in its nominally federal form. Will Russia fall apart along the lines of its internal republics, as did the Soviet Union? Based on ... More

Love and LiberationHumanitarian Work in Ethiopia's Somali Region

Love and Liberation: Humanitarian Work in Ethiopia's Somali Region

Lauren Carruth

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759475
eISBN:
9781501759482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759475.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book tells a new kind of humanitarian story. The protagonists are not volunteers from afar but rather Somali locals caring for each other: nurses, aid workers, policymakers, drivers, community ... More

Threatening DystopiasThe Global Politics of Climate Change Adaptation in Bangladesh

Threatening Dystopias: The Global Politics of Climate Change Adaptation in Bangladesh

Kasia Paprocki

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759154
eISBN:
9781501759178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759154.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Bangladesh is currently ranked as one of the most climate-vulnerable countries in the world. This book investigates the politics of climate change adaptation throughout the South Asian nation. The ... More

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