Anthropology and the New Cosmopolitanism: Rooted, Feminist and Vernacular Perspectives

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abantu, people, humanity; see humanity
Abbasid 164
Abduh, Muhamad 111, 129
Abu-Khusa, A. 162
Abu-Rabia, A. 159, 162
activism, as orientation and skill 141–42; indigenous, 215–27; Maasai, 215–27; Palestinian 167–68; see also intellectuals, human rights
activist construction of identity 21, 136–40, 145–52; radical in Botswana 185
Adams, John 287
Adams, K.M. 103n
advocacy, transnational 215–27; national 215–27; regional 218, 227n8; training 222
affect 151–2
affirmative action, in India 332
Afghanistan 355
Africa, anthropology of 310; democratisation 8; denied entry to Europe 166; fetishism 291; mobility across 309; neoliberalism 9; postliberalism 9; postcolonial 173, 179; postcolony and diaspora 194; precolonial mass migration 313; second liberation struggle 193; Wildlife Foundation, 220; see also Botswana, Ghana, Nigeria, Pan-Africanism, South Africa, Tanzania
Africa, in the Caribbean 351
African Commission on Human and People's Rights 226, 227n15
African Indigenous Women's Caucus 219, 227n8
Africanisation 315
Agamben, G. 298
agency 147–53; see also activism, intellectuals
agriculture 217, 219, 224
Ahmad, I. 283, 284
Al Qaida 11
Al-Aref, A. 159
Alexandria 164, 165
alienation 44–45
alliances, 15, 177, 180; cosmopolitan problem of 177, 180; Palestinian-Israeli 168; across religious divisions 17; in Tanzania 8; see also Cosmopolitan
Al-Najjar, A. 164
America(n), arrogance 194; courts 299; democracy 287, 289; and empire 194; federalism 286, 297; foreign policy 193–94; Maisin, PNG 202; white academic 164; see also native American, confederacy
Amirthalingam, K. 101
Amman 162, 163
Amnesty International 94
anarchist position 299
Andalus 164
Anderson, B. 346
androcentrisms 87
Anthias, F. 89
anthropologists, as cosmopolitan 34, 39, 45, 62; founders 33, 40; as privileged world citizens 312; as refugees 47; as strangers/sojourners 23, 25, 44–45, 47–48, 61; as travellers 25; see also anthropology, cosmopolitan anthropology
anthropology 91, 226n3; in Africa 310; British versus American 24–25, 47; colonial-era 22, 52, 310; cosmopolitics of 22 passim, 62; as comparative project 44–45, 52–54; conception of culture 352; controversies in 37–39; crisis of representation in 51, 53, 62; Cultural versus Social 23; de-cosmopolitanising

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