Search Results

You are looking at 21 - 30 of 124 items for :

Clear All
Free access

Brigette Krieg

of loss of culture and identity and saw this as an important factor in healing (Thura 2000). Literature identifies the devastating effects of cultural loss on Indigenous youth and there is consensus among these young people that they are “suffering

Open access

Afterword

The Elsewhere beyond Religious Concerns

Annalisa Butticci and Amira Mittermaier

and community power, new visions of social and political possibilities, new ways of healing, and new social and spiritual connections are some of the aftermaths of the Elsewhere that can affect the inner and social worlds of people. As the articles

Open access

Julián Antonio Moraga Riquelme, Leslie E. Sponsel, Katrien Pype, Diana Riboli, Ellen Lewin, Marina Pignatelli, Katherine Swancutt, Alejandra Carreño Calderón, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Sergio González Varela, Eugenia Roussou, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Miho Ishii, Markus Balkenhol, and Marcelo González Gálvez

ethnography on the Tsachila ritual, immerses us in an analysis of the bodies and the healing of their bodies to think about humanity and its limits, following some keys of the Amazonian and Melanesian ethnographic ensemble. Similarly, in Ferrié's work, the

Open access

Amanda J. Reinke

formal law and are ideally envisioned as highly responsive to participant needs, faster and more efficient, less harmful and more inclusive, and capable of providing healing for all parties rather than only punishing one party for harms ( Merry and Milner

Free access

Nirmala Erevelles

, ojhas (exorcist) , tantric priests, and faith healers, as well as miracle cures” (3) in the quest to achieve this fantasy of what McRuer (2009) refers to as compulsory able-bodiedness. Some of these “miracle cures” Ghai remembers as traumatizing, like

Open access

Medical Ethnography over Time

Penetrating “the fog of health” in a Nigerian community, 1970–2017

Murray Last

gradual winding out of the worm from one's shin had to be done with great care, for if the worm was broken, then the site could get infected and turn into a long-term ulcer that would be hard to heal – and that would mean restricted farm work and limited

Free access

Introduction

War Veterans and the Construction of Citizenship Categories

Nikkie Wiegink, Ralph Sprenkels, and Birgitte Refslund Sørensen

scholarship that goes beyond debates and paradigms that view the reintegration of former fighters as “a return to normality” and a process of societal healing and that instead highlight the veterans’ complex and variegated trajectories ( Christensen 2017

Open access

Circling around the really Real in Iran

Ethnography of Muharram laments among Shi'i volunteer militants in the Middle East

Younes Saramifar

, revelations, and healing as modes “in which the inexplicable helps to convince people [of] the authenticity of their particular convictions” (2005: 164). He shares examples to portray how some of his interviewees authenticated ineffable experiences while

Open access

Amy Binning

tsunamis or storms. Still more are interred at Auschwitz-Birkenau in a project titled “Planting Seeds of Healing.” These tsha-tshas have all been shaped and distributed by one community of Nyingma Tibetan Buddhists based in Berkeley, California. They have

Free access

Introduction

Experiencing Anticipation. Anthropological Perspectives

Christopher Stephan and Devin Flaherty

. Imaginative Horizons: An Essay in Literary-Philosophical Anthropology . Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press . Csordas , T. 1997 . The Sacred Self: A Cultural Phenomenology of Charismatic Healing . Berkeley, CA : University of California Press