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Stephen Prince

viewers say about flawed characters and their situations. Hohle discusses the sense-making strategies viewers employ and the ways that moral judgment helps to bridge gaps in a character’s represented behavior. Jens Eder takes up the issue of existential

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The Problem of Modern Pederasty in Queer History

A Case Study of Norman Douglas

Rachel Hope Cleves

of child prostitution during Douglas's lifetime, however, causes discomfort because it gives the appearance of exculpating Douglas from moral judgment for a behavior that is considered inexcusable at present. The word “normal” seems to connote moral

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The Generative Power of Political Emotions

Mette-Louise Johansen, Therese Sandrup, and Nerina Weiss

of right and wrong and not least to moral judgment. It may therefore also be understood as a “higher order” or evaluative emotion, which requires a greater degree of evaluation processing ( Solomon 1984 , Reed 2004 ). In this way, the notion

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Multiscalar moral economy

Global agribusiness, rural Zambian residents, and the distributed crowd

Tijo Salverda

interactions on the ground. Yet by casting moral judgment, even if they do not necessarily share the same moral critique in detail, they may still have an impact on economic realities in which they often do not directly partake. The Zambian case, for example

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Enemies of the people

Theorizing dispossession and mirroring conspiracy in the Republic of Georgia

Katrine Bendtsen Gotfredsen

interesting, however, to notice the play on form and the implicit moral judgment in Otar’s reasoning: rather than representing a significant break with the stereotypes of Soviet power and oppression, the contemporary authorities display a continuity of

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Knowledge, Ignorance, and Pilgrimage

Evgenia Mesaritou, Simon Coleman, and John Eade

's (1977/1995) terms as ways of “ordering of a given multiplicity” (1977/1995: 149), of identifying and therefore distinguishing, controlling and disciplining the pilgrims by producing categories that carry with them moral judgments such as those of the

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Doing bizness

Migrant smuggling and everyday life in the Maghreb

Line Richter

forms of mobility and trade it connects to. Whether we call them “smugglers,” “fixers,” “handlers,” “brokers,” or something else, there has been a desire to represent smuggling in terms of particular characters (most often imbued with moral judgments

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High-rise social failures

Regulating technologies, authority, and aesthetics in the resettlement of Taipei military villages

Elisa Tamburo

, accessible with a different key. Knowledge among close neighbors once guaranteed a strong sense of security ( anquangan ). Because residents lived side by side, they knew abundantly about other households’ whereabouts, leading sometimes to gossip and moral

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Lotte Buch Segal, Emilija Zabiliūtė, Marco Motta, Resto Cruz, Andrew M. Jefferson, and Veena Das

efforts to achieve the good. Das concurs that moral judgments and rules of conduct laid out by authoritative traditions are not absent in peoples’ lives, but attending to them only would obscure overall moral lives (149). Moralism, then, is not absent

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Phenomenology Encounters Cognitivism

Robert Sinnerbrink

approaches, tend to focus on sympathy and moral allegiance, which means that “complex affects that problematize empathy and moral judgments” tend to be ignored. The role of complex affective experience in revealing facets of a broader social and historical