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The virtuous woman and the holy nation: Femininity in the context of Pentecostal Christianity in Vanuatu
In this paper I connect an anthropology of Christianity to an anthropology of the body and an anthropology of the nation. I try to achieve this by looking at changing notions of femininity in the Pentecostal context of ...
The sea is no longer sweet. Gender and kinship relations in Anomabu in times of dwindling fish stocks.
(The University of Bergen, 2016-11-30)
Anomabu is a fishing community in the central regions of Ghana. In recent years, fisher families in this community have been experiencing dwindling fish stocks. Coupled with this is the fact that the seasons for fishing ...
Valuable Subversions: Gendered Generativity and Sorcerous Production in Central Mozambique
(Linköping University Electronic Press, 2016-11-25)
How is one to analyze the existence of a subterranean dwarfish couple (zwidoma) occupying the space underneath cooking places and whose central purpose is to reinforce a market woman’s sales—but simultaneously feeding off ...
The morality of mweki: Performing sexuality in the ‘Islands of Love’
Trobriand dance is a key cultural expression and a means of communicating subjectivity in a number of ways: it expresses aspects of kinship, gender, morality, and ideas about modernity and primitivity. In a region with a ...
Negotiating Urban Spaces. Xhosa migrants' movement in and through Cape Town's social and spatical structures, South Africa
(The University of Bergen, 2015-06-12)
This thesis is an ethnographic exploration of social and spatial structures in Cape Town and individuals' personal experiences in the urban city spaces. The Apartheid regime was formally abolished in 1994 but the legacy ...