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Reclaiming Hope

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Homepage_slug_3-tuvalu_post_pam Has hope become a word that betrays you? In an escalating “war on words” (van Eekelen, Gonzalez, Stotzer, and Tsing 2004, 1), has hope bulldozed over our dreams? During the 2008 U.S. presidential election, “hope” became yet another vacuous political slogan (Kirksey 2012, 20). Shortly after Barack Obama was elected, many people who had dared to harbor dreams of political ... More...

First Contact with God: Individualism, Agency, and Revivalism in the Duke of York Islands

Sincerity, “Modernity,” and the Protestants

Reflections on Hope as a Category of Social and Psychological Analysis

Issue 30.3, August 2015

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Homepage_slug_30-3_cover4web Our August 2015 issue opens with the latest installment of a yearlong series of editorial reflections on the first thirty years of Cultural Anthropology. Kim and Mike Fortun, who edited the journal from 2005 to 2010, share their thoughts on experimentalism in anthropology during their tenure as editors, exploring the “infrastructural moment” that helped build the foundation for Cult... More...