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Activism and Social Movements

Sounds of Democracy: Performance, Protest, and Political Subjectivity

“It’s exhausting to create an event out of nothing”: Slow Violence and the Manipulation of Time

Toward a Fugitive Anthropology: Gender, Race, and Violence in the Field

Sovereignty and Popular Sovereignty for Palestinians and Beyond

The Infinite Rounds of the Stubborn: Reparative Futures at a French Political Protest

Refusal as Act, Refusal as Abstention

Theorizing Refusal: An Introduction

Refusal and the Gift of Citizenship

Theorizing (Vaccine) Refusal: Through the Looking Glass

Consent’s Revenge

Incidental Activism: Graffiti and Political Possibility in Athens, Greece

Decomposition as Life Politics: Soils, <i>Selva</i>, and Small Farmers under the Gun of the U.S.–Colombia War on Drugs

Brotherhood in Dispossession: State Violence and the Ethics of Expectation in Turkey

“Where there is fire, there is politics”: Ungovernability and Material Life in Urban South Africa

What is a Situation?: An Assemblic Ethnography of the Drug War

The Sociopolitical Lives of Dead Bodies: Tibetan Self-Immolation Protest as Mass Media

Occupy Wall Street and the Economic Imagination

Witness: Humans, Animals, and the Politics of Becoming

Bread, Freedom, Social Justice: The Egyptian Uprising and a Sufi Khidma

Rethinking Public Anthropology Through Epistemic Politics and Theoretical Practice

Beans Before the Law: Knowledge Practices, Responsibility, and the Paraguayan Soy Boom

The Past is Made By Walking: Labor Activism and Historical Production in Postcolonial Guadeloupe

On the Trail of Living Modified Organisms: Environmentalism Within and Against Neoliberal Order

Moral Ambitions of Grace: The Paradox of Compassion and Accountability in Evangelical Faith-Based Activism

Spectacles of Sexuality: Televisionary Activism in Nicaragua

The Allure of the Transnational: Notes on Some Aspects of the Political Economy of Water in India

Activist Research v. Cultural Critique: Indigenous Land Rights and the Contradictions of Politically Engaged Anthropology

Empty Citizenship: Protesting Politics in the Era of Globalization

Nationalism and Resistance: The Two Faces of Everyday Activism in Palestine during the Intifada

"Local Theory": Nature and the Making of an Amazonian Place