Issue 31.3, August 2016

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Homepage_slug_cover-31-3-4web The August 2016 issue of Cultural Anthropology features the latest contribution to our Openings and Retrospectives section: “Theorizing Refusal,” edited by Carole McGranahan. In the introduction to this Openings collection, McGranahan explains why it is important for anthropologists to think past resistance and toward refusal in our contemporary world. She and her collaborators argu... More...


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Homepage_slug_precarious Precarity is an emerging abandonment that pushes us away from a livable life. In a growing body of scholarship centered on social marginalization, the concept of precarity has come to name “the politically induced condition in which certain populations suffer from failing social and economic networks . . . becoming differentially exposed to injury, violence, and death” (Butler 2009,... More...