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Talal Asad

Talal Asad, Jonathan Boyarin, Nadia Fadil, Hussein Ali Agrama, Donovan O. Schaefer, and Ananda Abeysekara

claim to have resolved a major source of suffering and violence within and between states by redefining the place of ‘religion’. After encountering the writings of Foucault, who not only wrote illuminatingly about punishment but also insisted that to

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Representing Sanctuary

On Flatness and Aki Kaurismäki's Le Havre

Vinh Nguyen

, campaign to keep the refugee away from law enforcement seeking to capture and deport him. This telling scene dramatizes the mundane beginnings of sanctuary, which starts with an individual requiring protection from the law's punishment and another

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Hospitality

A Timeless Measure of Who We Are?

Elena Isayev

. The story foreshadows their punishment to come, and the favors which Athena will grant to Telemachus and his father. Composed around the same period, the infamous biblical story of Sodom recounts how Lot alone welcomed the strangers into his home

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Patti Tamara Lenard and Laura Madokoro

could seek sanctuary if they had unintentionally killed someone and in order to avoid the punishment of blood revenge. The terms and conditions of entry were clear, as was the purpose, namely to mitigate the more extreme aspects of the criminal justice

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Gilad Ben-Nun

, this in fact corresponds to Amos 1:9: “Thus saith the LORD; For three transgressions of Tyre, and for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof; because they delivered up the whole captivity (גלות שלמה) to Edom, and remembered not the brotherly

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Sanctuary in Countries of Origin

A Transnational Perspective

Alexandra Délano Alonso

slaves, debtors, thieves, and murderers to seek protection from corporal and capital punishment or exile ( Rabben 2016 ). In some cases, the offer of sanctuary was contingent on either conversion to Catholicism, penance, and/or penalty ( Hung 2019: 122

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Stephanie J. Silverman

.3138/9781442687196 Benslimane , Souheil , and David Moffette . 2019 . “ The Double Punishment of Criminal Inadmissibility for Immigrants .” Journal of Prisoners on Prisons 28 : 1 – 22 . 10.18192/jpp.v28i1.4351 Berns-McGown , Rima . 2013 . “ ‘I Am Canadian

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Laborers, Migrants, Refugees

Managing Belonging, Bodies, and Mobility in (Post)Colonial Kenya and Tanzania

Hanno Brankamp and Patricia Daley

generally poor and resulted in high labor turnover and absenteeism. Workers were penalized and subjected to fines, corporal punishment, or imprisonment if they failed to complete their contracts. Under such terms of employment, desertion was the most popular