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No. 81 Anthropological Study of Europe as Seen from Japan: Considering a Contemporary Form and the Meaning of Social

January 31, 2013 Publication

Edited by Akiko Mori

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INTRODUCTION

Considering Contemporary Forms and Meanings of the Social:The Anthropology of Europe
Akiko Mori

I. SOCIAL CHANGE AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF COMMUNITY

The Extending Horizons of Rural Malta: 1960-2010
Jeremy Boissevain
An Anthropological Study of Charities: Social Activities and Change in an English Rural Community
Yuko Shioji
Storytelling Practices and the Formation of Collective Experience: Narratives of the Conflict in Northern Ireland
Tomoko Sakai

II. SOLIDARITY AND INDIVIDUALISM

Sociability and Associations in Rural French Jura: Justice, Property Rights and Moral Economy
Atsushi Miura
The Morality of Illegal Practice: French Farmers’ Conceptions of Globalization
Osamu Nakagawa
Halfway Down to Solitude: Ageing as the Process of Engagement/Disengagement through Social Welfare in Finland
Erika Takahashi

III. CULTURAL MANIFESTATIONS AND COMMUNAL ENTITIES

Individuals as Actors of Social Change: A Case Study of the Revitalisation of El Camino de Fisterra-Muxía and Costa da Morte in Galicia, Spain
Hiroko Takenaka
Cultural Heritage Issues in Turkey and the Category of ‘Europe’: Roman Mosaic Collections Discovered in Zeugma, Southeast Turkey
Eisuke Tanaka
Customizing Places: Pilgrimage Sites, Holy Statues, and the Moment of ‘Connectedness’ in Contemporary Malta
Kuniko Fujiwara

IV. SOME REMARKS TO OPEN A DIALOGUE BETWEEN EUROPE AND JAPAN

An Anthropologist of Japan from Europe Looks at the Anthropology of Europe from Japan
Joy Hendry
The Inside of Outside: From Another Native’s Point of View
Gergely Mohácsi
List of Contributors