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Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power
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They Ask If We Eat Frogs: Garo Ethnicity in Bangladesh
  • E. Bal
  • Geography
  • 1 December 2007
This study is a critical investigation into the category of tribes in South Asia. It breaks away from previous studies of tribes in the region. While it focuses on one so-called tribal community, theExpand
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Neoliberal individualism in Dutch universities: teaching and learning anthropology in an insecure environment
This article is based on our own experiences and that of several of our colleagues teaching social and cultural anthropology in different Dutch institutions for higher learning. We focus inExpand
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Yearning for faraway places: the construction of migration desires among young and educated Bangladeshis in Dhaka
These days, the imagined destinations of ever more people, particularly in the ‘global South’, are not where they were born but elsewhere. Using a case study of educated (lower) middle-class youth inExpand
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Introduction: Aspiring migrants, local crises and the imagination of futures ‘away from home’
This special issue addresses the imagination of futures ‘away from home’ in a globalising world. While a growing number of migration scholars have taken into account that migration considerations areExpand
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Migrants in liminal time and space: an exploration of the experiences of highly skilled Indian bachelors in Amsterdam
ABSTRACT This paper sheds light on the relationship between individual agency, transnational social relations, geographic place, and cultural constructions of life phase and gender among highlyExpand
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