Publications

Mair, J. 2023c. Virtue ethics. In Oxford handbook of the anthropology of ethics (ed) J. Laidlaw. Oxford University Press.
Mair, J. 2023b. Transcending cultures east and west: Ethnographic research methodology as a path of compassion. In Paths of compassion through humanity’s crises: Towards inclusive and sustainable futures. (eds) Shi, Juewei & Ewart, Grace.
Mair, J. 2023a. The anthropology of Buddhism. In Oxford handbook of the anthropology of religion (eds) S. Coleman & J. Robbins. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Havea, J., M. Tomlinson, T. Al-Azem, et al. 2022. Dialogues: Anthropology and theology. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 28, 297–347.
Laidlaw, J. & J. Mair 2019. Imperfect Accomplishment: The Fo Guang Shan Short-Term Monastic Retreat and Ethical Pedagogy in Humanistic Buddhism. Cultural Anthropology 34, 328–358.
Mair, J. 2018c. Post-truth eras (review essay). Anthropology of This Century 22.
Mair, J. 2018b. Fo Guang Shan Buddhism and ethical conversations across borders: ‘Sowing seeds of affinity’ (republication of 2015 article at request of journal editor). Humanistic Buddhism, Arts and Culture.
Mair, J. 2018a. Metacognitive variety, from Inner Mongolian Buddhism to post-truth. In Metacognitive diversity: An interdisciplinary approach (eds) J. Proust & M. Fortier, 395–414. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Mair, J. 2017. Post-truth anthropology. Anthropology Today 33, 3–4.
Eriksen, T. H., J. Laidlaw, J. Mair, K. Martin & S. Venkatesan 2015. The concept of neoliberalism has become an obstacle to the anthropological understanding of the twenty-first century, the 2013 meeting of the Group for Debates in Anthropological Theory. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 21, 911–923.
Mair, J. 2015. The discourse of ignorance and the ethics of detachment among Mongolian Tibetan Buddhists in Inner Mongolia, China. In Detachment: Essays on the limits of relational thinking (eds) M. Candea, J. Cook, C. Trundle & T. Yarrow, 236–255. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Mair, J. & N. H. Evans (eds) 2015a. Ethics across borders, vol. 5. ( 2). Guest-edited section, Hau: Journal of Ethnographic Theory.
Mair, J. & N. H. Evans 2015b. Ethics across borders: Incommensurability and affinity. HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory 5, 201–225.
Mair, J. & S. Venkatesan 2015. Introduction: There is no such thing as the good, the 2013 meeting of the Group for Debates in Anthropological Theory. Critique of Anthropology 35, 430–433.
Mair, J. 2014. Fo Guang Shan Buddhism and Ethical Conversations across Borders: “Sowing Seeds of Affinity". COLLeGIUM: Studies across Disciplines in the Humanities and Social Sciences 15.
Mair, J. 2013b. Rebirth control: Inner Mongolian Buddhism and the authority of the state. In Buddhism and the crisis of the nation state (eds) P. Kitiarsa & J. Whalen-Bridge, 209–222. New York: Palgrave MacMillan.
Mair, J. 2013a. Cultures of belief. Anthropological Theory 12, 448–466.
High, C., A. Kelly & J. Mair (eds) 2012. The anthropology of ignorance: An ethnographic approach. New York: Palgrave MacMillan.
Mair, J. 2012. Review of Believing in Belonging by Abby Day. Religion and Society: Advances in Research 3, 31.
Mair, J., A. Kelly & C. High 2012. Making ignorance an ethnographic object. In The anthropology of ignorance: An ethnographic approach (eds) C. High, A. Kelly & J. Mair, 1–17. New York: Palgrave MacMillan.
Mair, J. 2010. Knowing about not knowing (Review of 2009 American Anthropological Association Conference). Anthropology Today 27.
Cook, J., J. Laidlaw & J. Mair 2009. What if there is no elephant? Towards a conception of an un-sited field. In Multi-sited ethnography: Theory, praxis and locality in contemporary social research (ed) M. Falzon, 47–72. London: Ashgate.
Mair, J. 2008. What can social scientists learn from Inner Mongolian popular religion? Questiones Mongolorum Disputatae IV.
Mair, J. 2007. Mongolian Textbook Reviews. Inner Asia 8, 8.