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Trump’s Victory and its Ramifications

I woke this morning at 6:30 AM, a mere three hours after going to bed wretched from Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton.  She had failed to gain the needed 270 electoral votes to elect her President of the United … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Resolution – 2014

Waking up on the first day of a new year, I remembered a thought that came to me yesterday. I was thinking about the changes that have happened in terms of women’s options during my own lifetime. We (in the … Continue reading

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Working with One Hand Tied Behind Your Back

We have all heard, perhaps, the Chinese notion that ‘women hold up half the sky’; but I had not heard the analogy comparing current development practice with ‘working with one hand tied behind your back’.  Andy White, of the Rights … Continue reading

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Doing Ethnography in One’s Own Culture

A short article with the peculiar title of “Visibilization of the Anthropologies of the South” (Krotz 2012) reminded me of a minor controversy from my days in grad school at the University of Washington in the late 1960s.  We had  … Continue reading

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