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Why exhume? Why identify?
Élisabeth Anstett and Jean-Marc Dreyfus

apartheid regime. She shows this by clarifying not only the issues of political positioning, but also of social class, which are set up around families who are returning the body of a loved one. For his part, histo­ rian Rémi Korman analyses the interactions and competition between the different agents’ agendas towards the exhumations in Rwanda. He deconstructs the sources of state attempts to impose a funerary and memorial policy which is not always the one desired by the Church and survivors, including the routine anonymization of reinterred victims. The final text in

in Human remains and identification
Beauty, entertainment, and gambling in the EU periphery
Rozita Dimova

Greek women, adding that “hairstyling is something much more important for them than for our Macedonian women.” My interviews with Greek citizens indeed revealed the importance of hairstyling for women. The detailed study conducted by Alexandra Bakalaki on the history of the hair-dressing profession in Greece focuses on the connection between hairstyling and social class (Bakalaki 1984 ). 7 From factory workers, to educated middle-class intellectuals, to-upper class housewives married to the

in Border porosities
Struggles for power over a festival soundscape
Lorenzo Ferrarini

spatiality and its capacity to enact power. For Attali, because ‘any organisation of sounds is … a tool for the creation or consolidation of a community’ ( 1977 : 6), noise becomes an essential tool of power for its ability to divide and demarcate space. In fact, the definition of what is noise and who produces it has also been used to demarcate boundaries of social class and race (Cruz 1999 : chapter 2; Picker 2003 : chapter 2; Sakakeeny 2010 ). Noise has a longtime association with insubordination and revolt (Attali 1977 : 122; Foucault 2009 : 267), whose

in Sonic ethnography
Nora Engel

Pinto, 2007 ). DOT can in some cases deter adherence (Garner and Volmink, 2003 ). Despite the fact that DOT was promoted to overcome non-adherence, it ignores the obstacles that mainly the poor face when accessing health services (such as life circumstances and social class barriers) (Narayan, 1998 ). What is more, the targets of a rigid DOT programme may compete with the needs of patients when staff do not register those diagnosed patients who they think may not adhere (Bhargava, Pinto and Pai, 2011 ). Thus, DOT needs to be more flexible and support strategies

in Global health and the new world order
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Stewart Allen

interview: ‘I trouble them at their offices and then later I call them up at their homes till I get what I want’ (Roy 1989: 30). It is not only such social networks that have aided in the establishment of the Barefoot College, however; an elite education and social background also enables Bunker to speak the language of development. An impeccable command of the English language, a deep understanding of the different levels of state bureaucracy and the social skills and confidence that come with being from a particular social class all contribute to the ability and know

in An ethnography of NGO practice in India