Issue 33.1, February 2018

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Homepage_slug_33-1-cover-for-web In our first issue of 2018, Cultural Anthropology features two new contributions to our Sound + Vision section with a shared focus on voice and sound. Laura Kunreuther uses the South Asian concept of āwāj to explore the multiplicity of democratic soundscapes in the world today. She argues that motifs of āwāj diverge from polarities of public voice and crowd noise that are rooted in the lib... 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...



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