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Remaking Muslim LivesEveryday Islam in Postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina

Remaking Muslim Lives: Everyday Islam in Postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina

David Henig

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043291
eISBN:
9780252052170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043291.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

Remaking Muslim Lives: Everyday Islam in Postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina examines what it means to live a Muslim life amid the political ruptures, economic deprivation, and transformation of religious ... More

Hierarchies of CareGirls, Motherhood, and Inequality in Peru

Hierarchies of Care: Girls, Motherhood, and Inequality in Peru

Krista E. Van Vleet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042782
eISBN:
9780252051647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042782.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book explores how young women navigate everyday moral dilemmas, develop understandings of self, and negotiate hierarchies of power, as they endeavor to “make life better” for themselves and ... More

Somalis AbroadClan and Everyday Life in Finland

Somalis Abroad: Clan and Everyday Life in Finland

Stephanie R. Bjork

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040931
eISBN:
9780252099458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040931.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This ethnography is the first work to consider the role of clan in the Somali diaspora and the only book that considers women’s perspectives in addition to the traditionally recognized men’s ... More

Cultural Heritage in Mali in the Neoliberal Era

Cultural Heritage in Mali in the Neoliberal Era

Rosa De Jorio

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040276
eISBN:
9780252098536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040276.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Up to 2012, Mali was a poster child for African democracy, despite multiple signs of growing dissatisfaction with the democratic experiment. Then disaster struck, bringing many of the nation's ... More

The Street Is My PulpitHip Hop and Christianity in Kenya

The Street Is My Pulpit: Hip Hop and Christianity in Kenya

Mwenda Ntarangwi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040061
eISBN:
9780252098260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040061.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

To some, Christianity and hip hop seem antithetical. Not so in Kenya. There, the music of Julius Owino, AKA Juliani, blends faith and beats into a potent hip hop gospel aimed at a youth culture ... More

Cape Verde, Let's GoCreole Rappers and Citizenship in Portugal

Cape Verde, Let's Go: Creole Rappers and Citizenship in Portugal

Derek Pardue

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039676
eISBN:
9780252097768
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039676.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

Musicians rapping in Kriolu—a hybrid of Portuguese and West African languages spoken in Cape Verde—have recently emerged from Lisbon's periphery. They popularize the struggles with identity and ... More

Women and Power in ZimbabwePromises of Feminism

Women and Power in Zimbabwe: Promises of Feminism

Carolyn Martin Shaw

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039638
eISBN:
9780252097720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039638.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Rhodesia's rebirth as Zimbabwe and Robert Mugabe's rise to power dashed the hopes of women who had imagined independence as a road to gender equity and economic justice. Using history, literature, ... More

Street Life under a RoofYouth Homelessness in South Africa

Street Life under a Roof: Youth Homelessness in South Africa

Emily Margaretten

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039607
eISBN:
9780252097690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039607.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

An exemplary ethnography of post-apartheid life: this book takes the reader to a place that few people know even exists—a self-run shelter for homeless young people in Durban. What emerges is a ... More

Embodied ProtestsEmotions and Women's Health in Bolivia

Embodied Protests: Emotions and Women's Health in Bolivia

Maria Tapias

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039171
eISBN:
9780252097157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039171.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book examines how Bolivia's hesitant courtship with globalization manifested in the visceral and emotional diseases that afflicted many of its women. Drawing on case studies conducted among ... More

Victims and WarriorsViolence, History, and Memory in Amazonia

Victims and Warriors: Violence, History, and Memory in Amazonia

Casey High

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039058
eISBN:
9780252097027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039058.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

In 1956, a group of Waorani men killed five North American missionaries in Ecuador. The event cemented the Waorani's reputation as “wild Amazonian Indians” in the eyes of the outside world. It also ... More

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