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Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371823-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7182-3
.... In fact, it is in their interactions with data and standards for their collection that field- workers gain the local expertise they offer to foreign researchers. Participants in the training sessions coconstructed an archetypal villa­ger or research subject to facilitate their work in the...
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371823-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7182-3
... about them. Yet our infor­ ­mants ­today are not always or only the traditional healers, villa­gers, or chiefs whom global health sees as its subjects, but rather the clinicians, scientists, intermedi- aries (such as fieldworkers, community health volunteers, nurses), and health officials who...
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By Crystal Biruk
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371823-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7182-3
... maize to feed their ­house ld for the­ho year, the need for cash to buy items such as soap, sugar, relish, salt, or washing powder often motivates villa­gers to sell their maize to government or private middleman buyers in the boma, or local town center. In most cases, this means...
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371823-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7182-3
... gradients. Though every­one uses soap, Malawian field- workers’ sentiments, such as “[Villa­gers] are grateful for the soap and ­really need it,” emphasize differences in financial and social status between proj­ect employees and research subjects (see Englund 2006, 70–98, for an analysi­ s of...
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By Crystal Biruk
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371823-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7182-3
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By Zhenyun Liu
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371885-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7188-5
... blazing new trails, substituting a drumbeat for a shout as he peddled his tofu. Something brand new. When the villa­gers heard the beat of a drum, they knew that Old Yang the Tofu Peddler was on his way. In addition to selling tofu in the village, on market days he set up a stall in town, where he...
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By Zhenyun Liu
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371885-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7188-5
... this was not the time to speak to him, so Baishun took off his shoes and waited outside the circle of customers. The crowd thinned as, one by one, the Zhangbanzao villa­gers left with newly shaved heads, ­until the last one was a man with a scabby head. Once that head was also shaved, Pei began...
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371823-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7182-3
... [villa­gers’] culture has been ­there for ages. . . . ​To effectively work with the community you also have to be participative in the community, attend funer- als, attend village meetings to show you are not just ­there to work, but you are one of them. However . . . ​attending po­liti­cal rallies [is...
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By Zhenyun Liu
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371885-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7188-5
... that someone in Old Han’s ­family had found a sack. The villa­gers had found out about it when Old Ding raised a stink. So Cao showed up at Han’s h­ ouse. Knowing he could not hide the truth from Cao, Han was furious with Ding for causing trou­ble and ruining his chance to keep the money as he...
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By Zhenyun Liu
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371885-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7188-5
... fter working the land during the day, while tractors could work day and night. Qing’e would wake up ­after a night’s sleep and hear the tractor rumbling back from the fields. When the tractor driver plowed land in a par­tic­u­lar village, the villa­gers took turns feeding him. He had his...
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372295-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7229-5
... how the Filipino dam ct relocated proj­e five thousand ­people during construction, winning awards for the com­pany with its relocation strategies. In fact, Sithe Global had “set a new standard” for the industry, requiring that “each villa­ger had to be better offa­ fter relocation than...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373971-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7397-1
..., well-­kept cemeteries to replace weed- ked ­cho ­family graveyards. Recognizing that villa­gers might want to take excursions to the countryside, Cooper suggested that villages acquire land on their fringes and turn them into landscaped summer picnic grounds (Cooper 1865: 1–2; 1869: 359–366...
Published: 16 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372035-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7203-5
... behalf of fellow villa­gers, suggesting that some organ tions saw­iza it as their role to seek po ­liti­cal redress. One example was the Taishan Tielukang Village Association in Havana, Cuba, which entered a complaint on behalf of Li Yihua, the son of a fellow huaqiao. According to news sent...
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371823-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7182-3
...: ­“Improve your attitudes—­the bad morale among your villa­gers [research participants] is coming from you! The­ se guys [respondents] observe us. They can tell you think nyembanyemba is chabe [worthless] and this allows them to protest [against it They also occasionally spied on interviewers as they...
Published: 10 November 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7254-7
... report on cases of entrepreneurial villa­gers using digi- tal video cameras to produce both dramas and documentaries. Village videos as well as the From Our Eyes documentaries are ele­ments of something larger happening in and about rural China, and they are unique from other types of media...
Published: 06 April 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372349-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7234-9
... villa­gers in the essay differ from Lucien’s account, undergoing a transformation in the course of Baldwin’s text. The bistro owne­ r’s wife, with whom Lucien thought he saw Baldwin dance happily, in the writer’s account “beamed with a plea­sure far more genuine than my own” upon informing him that...
Published: 10 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372455-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7245-5
..., the site teems with groups of villa­gers from the surrounding districts; Arabic-­speaking families from Syria or Iraq; groups of ns, Ira seventy­ni­a or a hundred at a time, identifiable by their distinct dress; and the occasional tourist from Eur­ ope or Western Turkey. The­ se visitors move...
Published: 10 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372455-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7245-5
..., planned to eventually have twenty-t­ wo irrigation dams, nineteen hydroelec- tric power plants, and 1.8 million hectares of irrigated land, thus involving the mass relocation and urbanization of villa­gers. Urbanization, Purcell points out, brings a certain literacy, and literacy ­under current...
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371823-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7182-3
... lifestyle exploits them and articulated fine analyses of the structural effects of global health and the aids indus- try on their livelihoods and the well-­being of the villa­gers they encountered. Rural research respondents made clear their critiques of extractive logics ­undergirding survey...
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By João Biehl, Peter Locke
Published: 10 November 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7245-5
..., the site teems with groups of villa­gers from the surrounding districts; Arabic-­speaking families from Syria or Iraq; groups of ns, Ira seventy­ni­a or a hundred at a time, identifiable by their distinct dress; and the occasional tourist from Eur­ ope or Western Turkey. The­ se visitors move...