transnational obligations to provide resources to those back home in the form of care, money, or love. Ezzeddine and Havelková's comparative exploration of Bosnian refugees and Ukrainian migrants living in the Czech Republic ( Chapter 4 ) shows that the women, although migrating for very different reasons (the Bosnianwar and the post-Soviet economic collapse) and at different historical periods, have been regulated similarly by Czech border regimes and by kinship and gender hierarchies both at home and abroad. Ezzeddine and Havelková demonstrate vividly the women
systemic racial discrimination, the vast majority of African Americans
were excluded. Getting a leg-up on the class ladder was achieved for
whites through their newly granted access to higher education in the GI
Bill. This contributed to the new well-educated white middle class that
emerged from the war.
Recent examples confirm the benefits of reintegrating the
war-injured into society. A study of Bosnian
the frontline, profoundly changed the configuration of urban space and encouraged the resettlement
of people across it on the basis of ethno-nationalist loyalties.
During the Bosnianwar, anthropological analysis was preoccupied by interethnic neighbourly relations, while after the war attention shifted to studies of
inter-ethnic reconciliation (Christie and Bringa 1993; Bringa 1995; Helms 2010;
Stefansson 2010; Baškar 2012). Sorabji’s (2008) critical ‘revisiting’ of the Bosnian
neighbourhood challenged the mainstream interpretation of national issues that