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Reimagining Aboriginality: An Indigenous People's Response to Social Suffering

Veena Das, Arthur Kleinman, Margaret Lock, Mamphela Ramphele, and Pamela Reynolds

in Remaking a World: Violence, Social Suffering, and Recovery

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223295
eISBN:
9780520924857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223295.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter argues that social pathologies, which are the expressed forms of social suffering, cannot only be transferred to the level of the individual. It also explores the social response to ... More


Modern Adaptations and Heritage

Anna Servaes

in "Franco-American Identity, Community, and La Guiannée"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628462104
eISBN:
9781626745599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462104.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter explores the modern adaptations of the Franco-American culture and how the community reconciles their heritage with contemporary life. One way in which heritage adapts is through ... More


Struggles for a past: Irish and Afro-Caribbean histories in England, 1951-2000

Kevin Myers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719084805
eISBN:
9781781708774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084805.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The emergence of multicultural Britain was one of the most profound transformations of 20th century society. This book provides both a description and an analysis of that change. It argues that ... More


Another Paraclete

Israel Knohl

in The Messiah before Jesus: The Suffering Servant of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215924
eISBN:
9780520928749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215924.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter suggests a historical identity for the Messiah before Jesus. The argument of this chapter is based on an assumption accepted by most scholars of the Dead Sea literature, though not by ... More


Fictions of Haiti

Joan Dayan

in Haiti, History, and the Gods

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520089006
eISBN:
9780520920965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520089006.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the novels of Marie Chauvet to understand the social history of Haiti. Images of women, scenes of affectionate appropriation, and charades of love permeate the text of Chauvet's ... More


The Servant as Historical or Collective Sufferer

Jeremy Schipper

in Disability and Isaiah's Suffering Servant

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199594856
eISBN:
9780191806575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199594856.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines how post-biblical scholarly exegetical practices tend to reinforce the notion of the “Suffering Servant” in Isaiah 53 of the Hebrew Bible as an able-bodied figure rather than ... More


Monastic Ambiguities in the New Millennium

Steven Vanderputten

in Dark Age Nunneries: The Ambiguous Identity of Female Monasticism, 800-1050

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715945
eISBN:
9781501715976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715945.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Taking at face value Archdeacon Hildebrand’s ringing cry for reform at the 1059 synod in Rome, historians have concluded that 'ambiguous' communities of the early 1000s had become thoroughly ... More


Science, Pseudoscience, and Science Falsely So-Called

Daniel P. Thurs and Ronald L. Numbers

in Philosophy of Pseudoscience: Reconsidering the Demarcation Problem

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226051796
eISBN:
9780226051826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226051826.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter presents a historical analysis of pseudoscience, tracking down the coinage and currency of the term and explaining its shifting meaning in tandem with the emerging historical identity of ... More


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