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International Intervention and the Problem of LegitimacyEncounters in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina

International Intervention and the Problem of Legitimacy: Encounters in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina

Andrew C. Gilbert

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750267
eISBN:
9781501750281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750267.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This book argues for an ethnographic analysis of international intervention as a series of encounters, focusing on the relations of difference and inequality, and the question of legitimacy that ... More

Mixed MessagesMediating Native Belonging in Asian Russia

Mixed Messages: Mediating Native Belonging in Asian Russia

Kathryn E. Graber

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750502
eISBN:
9781501750533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750502.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

Focusing on language and media in Asian Russia, particularly in Buryat territories, this book engages debates about the role of minority media in society, alternative visions of modernity, and the ... More

Remains of SocialismMemory and the Futures of the Past in Postsocialist Hungary

Remains of Socialism: Memory and the Futures of the Past in Postsocialist Hungary

Maya Nadkarni

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750175
eISBN:
9781501750205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750175.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This book investigates the changing fates of the socialist past in postsocialist Hungary. The book introduces the concept of “remains”—both physical objects and cultural remainders—to analyze all ... More

School of EuropeannessTolerance and Other Lessons in Political Liberalism in Latvia

School of Europeanness: Tolerance and Other Lessons in Political Liberalism in Latvia

Dace Dzenovska

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501716836
eISBN:
9781501716867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716836.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

Following independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, economic and political liberalization projects were rolled out in Latvia and across Eastern Europe. While economic liberalism was welcomed, ... More

Tales from AlbaradoPonzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania

Tales from Albarado: Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania

Smoki Musaraj

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750335
eISBN:
9781501750366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750335.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This book revisits times of excitement and loss in early 1990s Albania, in which about a dozen pyramid firms collapsed and caused the country to fall into anarchy and a near civil war. To gain a ... More

TraversingEmbodied Lifeworlds in the Czech Republic

Traversing: Embodied Lifeworlds in the Czech Republic

Susanna Trnka

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749223
eISBN:
9781501749247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749223.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This book is about our ways of seeing, experiencing, and moving through the world and how they shape the kinds of people we become. Drawing from concepts developed by two phenomenological ... More

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