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OPINION

UNDER THE HUMAN RIGHTS UMBRELLA |“Causes Celebres, New and Old” by Linda Rabben

COUNTERPOINTS |“Modernization and the Myth of Vicos” by Eric B Ross

ANTHROPOLOGY AND ACTIVISM |“Pussy Riot Matters” by Robert R Sauders

ANTHROPOLOGY IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR |“Anthropology in the Public Sector” by Sarah Ono, Heather Schacht Reisinger, and Samantha L Solimeo

THE WORLD IS CURVED |“The World is Curved” by Michael Harkin

INEQUALITY IN AMERICA |“The Wages of Smartness” by Kathryn Marie Dudley

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY |“Impersonal Genomics and Anthropology” by Adam Van Arsdale

MIDDLE EAST MUDDLE |“Body Politics: Muhammad and Middleton” by Daniel Martin Varisco

MIDDLE EAST MUDDLE |“Between the Rock of Ages and a Hard Sell” by Daniel Martin Varisco

ARCHEOLOGY IN NORTH AMERICA |“The Subversive Archaeologist, Interviewed” by Robert Muckle

GLOBAL HEALTH |“If a bomb drops in Sudan and no one hears, did it make a sound?” by Jeff Deal

WHERE THE SOUL MEETS GENOME |“Molecular Suspects: Murder Genes and Mass Shootings” by Jason Silverstein

LANGUAGE AND CULTURE |“The Genetic Worldview and Indo-European Myths of Origin” by Magnus Pharao Hansen

Leila Monaghan, Jacqueline Messing and Richard Senghas are contributing editors of the Language and Culture column in Anthropology News.

EYE TO ETHNOGRAPHY |“Films Good to Think With” by Jenny Chio and Zeynep Devrim Gürsel

CHANGES IN ANTHROPOLOGY AND EDUCATION |“New Orleans Education: Using Choice to Stack the Deck?” by Juliette de Wolfe

J DRIVE |“Markets and Au Pairs: Material Culture, Global Economy and Domestic Work in Europe” by Ritu G Khanduri

NARRATIVE ETHNOGRAPHY CULTURAL STORYTELLING |“Evidence That There is Rarely One Correct Answer” by Barbara Garii

Julia L Offen is the contributing editor of Narrative Ethnography, Cultural Storytelling in Anthropology News.

IN FOCUS: VIOLENCE AND CONFLICT

“Researcher Responses to KONY 2012” by Amanda J Reinke

“Gender-based Violence and Body Politic in Nepal” by Kapil Dahal

“Voices of Karimojong Storytellers” by Mustafa Kemal Mirzeler

“Sound of Death and the Legacy of Thinking Violence” by Stephanie W Alemán and Tarryl L Janik

“Generating Change in a Conflict Area: A Glimpse at Global, Local and Individual Approaches” by Michael F Sullivan

“Embodying the Enemy: Muslim Students in Right Wing Hindu Schools” by Rucha Ambikar

“Violent Terms: Examining Language of “Law” and “Torture” in the Bush Administration by Rachel Daniell

“Movement, Consent and the Justification of Soldier Rape in Militarized Economies” by Rebecca Gimbel

KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE

CHANGING THE ATMOSPHERE |“Climate Change Impacts across the Americas” by Sarah Strauss

2012 AAA PHOTO CONTEST |“People” Photo Contest Entries

2012 AAA PHOTO CONTEST |“Place” Photo Contest Entries

2012 AAA PHOTO CONTEST |“Practice” Photo Contest Entries

2012 AAA PHOTO CONTEST |“Process” Photo Contest Entries

SECTION NEWS

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STUDENT ANTHROPOLOGISTS | Keri A Canada, ed. |“New Issue of Student Anthropologist”

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STUDENT ANTHROPOLOGISTS | Keri A Canada, ed. “Request for Feedback: Gender Equity in Anthropology”

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STUDENT ANTHROPOLOGISTS | Keri A Canada, ed. “NASA Call for Submissions”

Keywords:

human rights, activism, advocacy, economic anthropology, biological anthropology, archaeology, linguistic anthropology, ethnography, anthropology education, violence, conflict, legal anthropology, climate change

Interview with Neil Whitehead

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Tarryl L Janik's interview with Neil Whitehead. Sound file to go with the In Focus essay “Sound of Death and the Legacy of Thinking Violence: Notes on a Final Interview with Neil L Whitehead”

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