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Everyday Islam

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Homepage_slug_hayder.1 This collection gathers together five articles previously published in Cultural Anthropology, by Naveeda Khan, Hayder Al-Mohammad, Carolyn Rouse and Janet Hoskins, Kenneth George, and Arzoo Osanloo. The collection also includes interviews with the authors, who reflect on their work, as well a commentary on the whole collection from Charles Hirschkind. The articles engage with everyday aspects o... More...

Of Children and Jinn: An Inquiry into an Unexpected Friendship during Uncertain Times

Purity, Soul Food, and Sunni Islam: Explorations at the Intersection of Consumption and Resistance

The Measure of Mercy: Islamic Justice, Sovereign Power, and Human Rights in Iran

Ethics, Iconoclasm, and Qur'anic Art in Indonesia

A Kidnapping in Basra: the Struggles and Precariousness of Life in Post-invasion Iraq

Issue 30.2, May 2015

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Homepage_slug_cover_30-2_for_web The May 2015 issue of Cultural Anthropology opens with a continuation of our yearlong series of short reflections on the first thirty years of the journal. Fred Myers writes on balancing radical and establishmentarian impulses during his editorship of the journal and his successor, Dan Segal, comments on editing with contrarian sensibilities. This issue contains the first of our new Openings a... More...