MMG Publications 2017

Books and Edited Volumes

Arnaut, K., Karrebæk, M. S., Spotti, M., & Blommaert, J. (Eds.). (2017). Engaging superdiversity: Recombining spaces, times and language practices. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
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Burchardt, M., & Kirn, G. (Eds.). (2017). Beyond neoliberalism: Social analysis after 1989. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
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Dean, K., & Hue, G. T. (2017). Chinese Epigraphy in Singapore 1819-1911 = Xinjiapo Hua wen ming ke hui bian 1819-1911. Singapore: NUS Press.
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Kusters, A., De Meulder, M., & O’Brien, D. (Eds.). (2017). Innovations in deaf studies: The role of deaf scholars. New York: Oxford University Press.
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Schader, M. (2017). Religion as a political resource: Migrants from Sub-Saharan Africa in Berlin and Paris. Heidelberg: Springer.
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van der Veer, P. (2017). Prayer and politics. London: Routledge.
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Volkert, D. (2017). Parteien und Migranten: Inkorporationsprozesse innerhalb der SPD und der französischen PS. Bielefeld: Transcript.
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Vorng, S. (2017). A meeting of masks: Status, power and hierarchy in Bangkok. Copenhagen: NIAS Press.
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Walton, J. F. (2017). Muslim civil society and the politics of religious freedom in Turkey. New York: Oxford University Press.
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Wari, S. (2017). Palestinian Berlin: Perceptions and use of public space. Berlin: LIT Verlag.
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White, C. (2017). Sacred webs: The social lives and networks of Minnan protestants, 1840s-1920s. Leiden: Brill.
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Articles in Refereed Journals and Chapters in Edited Volumes

Akan, M. (2017). Diversité: Challenging or constituting laïcité? French Cultural Studies, 28(1), 123-137. doi:10.1177/0957155816678590.
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Arnaut, K., Karrebæk, M. S., & Spotti, M. (2017). Engaging superdiversity: The poiesis-infrastructure nexus and language practices in combinatorial spaces. In K. Arnaut, M. S. Karrebæk, M. Spotti, & J. Blommaert (Eds.), Engaging superdiversity: Recombining spaces, times and language practices (pp. 3-24). Bristol: Multilingual Matters. [repository]

Burchardt, M., & Kirn, G. (2017). Beyond neoliberalism? Social analysis after 1989. In M. Burchardt, & G. Kirn (Eds.), Beyond neoliberalism: Social analysis after 1989 (pp. 1-14). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
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Burchardt, M. (2017). Diversity as neoliberal governmentality: Towards a new sociological genealogy of religion. Social Compass. doi:10.1177/0037768617697391.
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Burchardt, M. (2017). Gesundheitspolitik in Südafrika: Demokratisierung, Transnationalisierung und Klientelismus. In D. de la Fontaine, F. Müller, C. Hofmann, & B. Leubolt (Eds.), Das politische System Südafrikas (pp. 429-448). Heidelberg: Springer.
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Burchardt, M. (2017). Die Grenzen der Toleranz: Wie Christen die gleichgeschlechtliche Ehe bekämpfen. In K. Sammet, F. Benthaus-Apel, & C. Gärtner (Eds.), Religion und Geschlechterordnungen (pp. 135-153). Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
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Burchardt, M. (2017). Infrastrukturen des Religiösen: Materialität und urbane Ordnungsregime. In U. Karstein, & T. Schmidt-Lux (Eds.), Architekturen und Artefakte: Zur Materialität des Religiösen (pp. 233-250). Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
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Burchardt, M. (2017). Is religious indifference bad for secularism? Lessons from Canada. In J. Quack, & C. Schuh (Eds.), Religious indifference: New perspectives from studies on secularization and nonreligion (pp. 83-99). Heidelberg: Springer.
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Burchardt, M., Astor, A., & Griera, M. (2017). The politics of religious heritage: Framing claims to religion as culture in Spain. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. doi:10.1111/jssr.12321.
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Burchardt, M., Becci, I., & Giorda, M. (2017). Religious super-diversity and spatial strategies in two European cities. Current Sociology, 65(1), 73-91. doi:10.1177/0011392116632030.
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Gadjanova, E. (2017). Ethnic wedge issues in electoral campaigns in Africa's presidential regimes. African Affairs. doi:10.1093/afraf/adx004.
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Gandhi, A. (2017). A fractured globe: Anthropology and narration after 1989. In M. Burchardt, & G. Kirn (Eds.), Beyond neoliberalism: Social analysis after 1989 (pp. 69-81). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
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Gandhi, A. (2017). The sanctioning state: Official permissiveness and prohibition in India. Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology, 2017(77), 8-21. doi:10.3167/fcl.2017.770102.
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Horstmann, A. (2017). A church for us: Itineraries of Burmese migrants navigating in Thailand through the charismatic Christian church. In J. Koning, & G. Njoto-Feillard (Eds.), New religiosities, modern capitalism, and moral complexities in Southeast Asia (pp. 121-145). Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan.
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Koenig, M. (2017). Exploring the micro-politics of recognition. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 40(8), 1261-1270. doi:10.1080/01419870.2017.1303179.
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Krause, K., Bradby, H., Green, G., & Davison, C. (2017). Is superdiversity a useful concept in European medical sociology? Frontiers in Sociology, 1: 17. doi:10.3389/fsoc.2016.00017.
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Kusters, A. (2017). Autogestion and competing hierarchies: deaf and other perspectives on diversity and the right to occupy space in the Mumbai surburban trains. Social & Cultural Geography, 18(2), 201-223. doi:10.1080/14649365.2016.1171387.
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Kusters, A., Spotti, M., Swanwick, R., & Tapio, E. (2017). Beyond languages, beyond modalities: transforming the study of semiotic repertoires. International Journal of Multilingualism. doi:10.1080/14790718.2017.1321651.
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Kusters, A. (2017). Gesture-based customer interactions: deaf and hearing Mumbaikars’ multimodal and metrolingual practices. Journal of International Multilingualism. doi:10.1080/14790718.2017.1315811.
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Kusters, A., O’Brien, D., & De Meulder, M. (2017). Innovations in deaf studies: Critically mapping the Field. In A. Kusters, M. De Meulder, & D. O’Brien (Eds.), Innovations in deaf studies: The role of deaf scholars (pp. 7-52). New York: Oxford Universiyt Press.
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Kusters, A., & O’Brien, D. (2017). Visual methods in deaf studies: Using photography and filmmaking in research with deaf people. In A. Kusters, M. De Meulder, & D. O’Brien (Eds.), Innovations in deaf studies: The role of deaf scholars (pp. 265-296). New York: Oxford Universiyt Press.
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Kusters, A. (2017). When transport becomes a destination: deaf spaces and networks on the Mumbai suburban trains. Journal of Cultural Geography, 34(2), 170-193. doi:10.1080/08873631.2017.1305525.
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Ladwig, P. (2017). Buddhism in contemporary Laos: Ruptured histories. In M. Jerryson (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of contemporary Buddhism (pp. 274-295). New York: Oxford University Press.
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Lam, T., Platt, M., Baey, G., Yeoh, B. S. A., & Khoo, C. Y. (2017). Debt, precarity and gender: male and female temporary labour migrants in Singapore. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 43(1), 119-136. doi:10.1080/1369183X.2016.1218756.
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Lam, T., Yeoh, B. S. A., Platt, M., Khoo, C. Y., & Baey, G. (2017). Indonesian domestic workers and the (un)making of transnational livelihoods and provisional futures. Social & Cultural Geography, 18(3), 415-434. doi:10.1080/14649365.2016.1185800.
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Lam, T., & Yeoh, B. S. (2017). Postcolonial migration and social diversity in Singapore. In J. Leckie, A. McCarthy, & A. Wanhalla (Eds.), Migrant cross-cultural encounters in Asia and the Pacific (pp. 151-166). London: Routledge.
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Lengen, S. (2017). Beyond the conceptual framework of oppression and resistance: Creativity, religion and the Internet in China. In S. Travagnin (Ed.), Religion and media in China: Insights and case studies from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong (pp. 19-34). New York: Routledge.
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Liu, J. (2017). Reconstructing missionary history in China today: Cultural heritage, local politics and Christianity in Xiamen. The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, 18(1), 54-72. doi:10.1080/14442213.2016.1251962.
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Martínez Ariño, J., & Griera, M. (2017). The accommodation of religious diversity in prisons and hospitals in Spain. In F. C. Gonzalez, & G. D'Amato (Eds.), Multireligious society: dealing with religious diversity in theory and practice (pp. 251-266). London: Routledge.
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Maud, J. (2017). Buddhist relics and pilgrimage. In M. Jerryson (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of contemporary Buddhism (pp. 421-435). New York: Oxford University Press.
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Moutselos, M., & Mavrodi, G. (2017). Immobility in times of crisis? The case of Greece. In J.-M. Lafleur, & M. Stanek (Eds.), South-North migration of EU citizens in times of crisis (pp. 33-48). Springer Open.
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Newhouse, L. (2017). Uncertain futures and everyday hedging in a humanitarian city. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers. doi:10.1111/tran.12188.
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Palmberger, M. (2017). Social ties and embeddedness in old age: older Turkish labour migrants in Vienna. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 43(2), 235-249. doi:10.1080/1369183X.2016.1238907.
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Rexhepi, P. (2017). Borders. Critical Muslim, 21.
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Rexhepi, P. (2017). Macedonia. In O. Scharbrodt, S. Akgönül, A. Alibašić, J. S. Nielsen, & E. Račius (Eds.), Yearbook of Muslims in Europe, Volume 8.
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Roberts, N. (2017). Transformation and the suffering subject: Caste/Class and gender in slum pentecostal discourse. In S. Anandhi, & K. Kapadia (Eds.), Dalit women: Vanguard of an alternative politics in India (pp. 279-304). London: Routledge. [repository] [publisher]

Roy, A. (2017). Signatura rerum: Semiotics of the subnuclear. Signs and society, 5(S1), S77-S99. doi:10.1086/690087.
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Smyer Yu, D. (2017). Asia: An indigenous cosmovisionary turn in the study of religion and ecology. In W. J. Jenkins, M. E. Tucker, & J. Grim (Eds.), Routledge handbook of religion and ecology (pp. 120-128). London: Routledge.
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Vertovec, S. (2017). Mooring, migration milieus and complex explanations. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 40(9), 1574-1581. doi:10.1080/01419870.2017.1308534.
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Vigneswaran, D., Iveson, K., & Low, S. (2017). Problems, publicity and public space: A resurgent debate. Environment and Planning A, 49(3), 496-502. doi:10.1177/0308518X17690953.
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Vorng, S. (2017). Wandering Dhamma and transnational fellowship: Addiction, aspiration and belonging among ethnic minorities on the northern Thai border. Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 48(1), 113-134. doi:10.1017/S0022463416000515.
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White, C. (2017). Appropriating Christian history in Fujian: Red tourism meets the cross. Studies in World Christianity, 23(1), 35-50. doi:10.3366/swc.2017.0168.
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White, C. (2017). Sacred dwellings: Protestant ancestral halls and homes in southern Fujian. In Z. Yangwen (Ed.), Sinicizing Christianity (pp. 235-262). Leiden: Brill.
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Other publications

Graham, F. (2017). Visual anthropology: a temple anniversary in Singapore. MMG Working Paper, (17-08).
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Tursun, S. (2017). Gender and urban aspirations: the case of highly educated Uyghur women in Shanghai. MMG Working Paper, (17-06).
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van der Veer, P., & Wu, D. (2017). Dumont’s hierarchy among the Nuosu of China. MMG Working Paper, (17-04).
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Vertovec, S., Becker, S., Fleischer, A., Schader, M., & Wari, S. (2017). Addressing the diversity of asylum-seekers’ needs and aspirations: A report to the Volkswagen foundation. MMG Working Paper, (17-05).
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Wessendorf, S. (2017). Being new and unconnected: Pioneer migrants in London. MMG Working Paper, (17-01).
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White, C. (2017). Counting Christians in China: A critical reading of "A star in the East: The rise of Christianity in China". MMG Working Paper, (17-03).
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Zhang, W. (2017). Bridging Hmong/Miao, extending Miaojiang: divided space, translocal contacts, and the imagination of Hmongland. MMG Working Paper, (17-02).
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Zhu, J. (2017). Han Jie (1894-1960): a Christian and intellectual Miao. MMG Working Paper, (17-07).
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