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Introduction: Introducing Ethnographies of Trusting
Vigdis Broch-Due and Margit Ystanes

Chapter 1. Unfixed trust: Intimacy, blood symbolism, and porous boundaries in Guatemala
Margit Ystanes

Chapter 2. Witchcraft: the Dangers of Intimacy and the Struggle over Trust
Peter Geschiere

Chapter 3. Trusting the untrustworthy: a Mongolian challenge to Western notions of trust
Paula Haas

Chapter 4. The Puzzle of the Animal Witch: Intimacy, Trust and Sociality among Pastoral Turkana
Vigdis Broch-Due

Chapter 5. ‘Sharing secrets’: Gendered landscapes of trust and intimacy in Kenya’s digital financial marketplace
Misha Mintz-Roth and Amrik Heyer

Chapter 6. Eddies of distrust: ‘False’ birth certificates and the destabilisation of relationships
Jennifer M Speirs

Chapter 7. Intimate documents: trust and secret police files in post-socialist Mongolia
Chris Kaplonski

Chapter 8. Trustworthy Bodies: Cashinahua Cumulative Persons as Intimate Others
Cecilia McCallum

Chapter 9. Habitus of Trust: Servitude in Colonial India
Radhika Chopra

Chapter 10. ‘You Can Tell the Company We Done Quit’: The Destruction and Reconfiguration of Trust in the Appalachian Coalfields in the Early Twentieth Century
Gloria Goodwin Raheja

Trusting and its Tribulations

Interdisciplinary Engagements with Intimacy, Sociality and Trust

Edited by Vigdis Broch-Due and Margit Ystanes

294 pages, 4 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78533-099-5 Hb Published (April 2016)

eISBN 978-1-78533-100-8 eBook