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Localization and institutionalization of science The development of Ecuadorian sociology Philipp Altmann INTRODUCTION Science is a global practice, knowledge and institution. As such, it is universal. However, it is always produced in a concrete local context. Specific scientific in- stitutions and researchers decide, depending on their worldview, preferences, and possibilities, on how to read which theory in which way. This implies that global science is a product of acts of globalization: scientific theories and studies are globalized, that

Rethinking the Institutionalization of Alevism Itinerant Zakirs in the Cemevis of Istanbul Ulaş Özdemir In this chapter, I explore the contemporary redefinition of zakir – sacred music performer in Alevi cem ritual – identity and practice as part of institutionalization and standardization processes within Alevism since the 2000s1. Zakirs perform one of the twelve services2, which take place during the cem ritual, the main religious worship 1 | The Alevis constitute the largest religious minority in Turkey. There are several religious communities, from

3. Bureaucratism and Proto-Institutionalization of Islam … 3. Bureaucratism and Proto-Institutionalization of Islam in the Minangkabau Region of West Sumatra “The soil of Indonesia, Java in particular, with its wild growth of all sorts of organ- ized spiritualities – most of which are either survivals from the recrudescences of pre-Islamic religions – could on principle furnish an excellent climate for the growth of a progressive interpretation of Islam, and there is no doubt that on certain impor- tant social, economic, and political issues that are proving

also related to a turn towards individual media production: the introduction of the Portapak video camera brought about grassroots media activism and influenced the institutionalisation of public television. Introduction Most commonly, the term “hacking” refers to individuals’ interaction with the computer and is often associated with forms of digital activism. This may concern issues such as open source software, cybercrime or creative commons, just to name a few (Jordan 2008). The idea of “the hacker” also relates to anti-establish- ment behaviour and a

Transnational Social Movement Advocacy and the Human Rights Accountability of Multilateral Development Banks
Zur Programmatik eines Fachs
Gestaltung zwischen Theorie und Praxis
Series: Design, 2
Idioms of Stability and Destabilization
Perspektiven der Kritik an akademischer Wissensproduktion
A Youth Culture under Pressure from Commercialization and Sportification
Series: KörperKulturen