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Introduction: In the Meantime
Adeline Masquelier and Deborah Durham

Chapter 1. Just Waiting”: Korean Chinese Mobility and Immobility in Transnational Migration
June Hee Kwon

Chapter 2. In the Meanplace: Traversing Boom and Bust in China’s High Growth/Ghost Town
Michael Alexander Ulfstjerne

Entretemps: “A Lot of Standing Around in the Dark”: Specters of Waiting in Paranormal Research
Misty L. Bastian

Chapter 3. Raising Consciousness in the Costa Rican Seasonal Low
Sabia McCoy-Torres

Chapter 4. Stranded in Decolonization: The Attritional Temporality of Sahrawi Activism in Moroccan-occupied Western Sahara
Mark Drury

Entretemps: Machine-Made Time: Dialysis and the Complexities of Waiting and Planning
Janelle S. Taylor and Ann M. O’Hare

Chapter 5. Waiting for Thieves: Nighttime Capital and the Labor of Sitting in Niger
Adeline Masquelier

Chapter 6. Waiting to Heal in “Crip Time”: Temporalities of Chronic Skin Wounds amongst Gunshot Survivors in New Orleans
Daniella Santoro

Entretemps: Urgency, Boredom and Pandemic Mean/Time(s)
Martin Demant Frederiksen

Chapter 7. African Time,Waiting, and Deadlines in Botswana
Deborah Durham

Chapter 8. Waiting Out the Rush: On the Durability of Wealth in Kenya’s Coastal Sex Economies
George Paul Meiu

Afterword: In Slow Time
Thomas Hylland Eriksen

In the Meantime

Toward an Anthropology of the Possible

Edited by Adeline Masquelier and Deborah Durham

Afterword by Thomas Hylland Eriksen

240 pages, bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80073-886-7 Hb Published (March 2023)

eISBN 978-1-80073-887-4 eBook