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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

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Lena Steveker

settles among the Palermians, for whom she works as a teacher and a healer and who establish her as their queen ( Queen and Concubine 4.2. speech 790–843). Munro argues that the figure of Eulalia as the queen of the ‘Fair Palermian Fields’ ( Queen and

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Frauke Mennes, John P. Hayes, David Kloos, Martha Lagace, Morten Koch Andersen, Somdeep Sen, Matthew Porges, and Sa’ed Atshan

). This is amply illustrated in the story of Tejaji, a cultivator-warrior deity that became popular a few decades ago in Shahabad and is mostly associated with the healing of snakebites. By looking at the appeal of asceticism in a global pastoral context

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Zoe Bray and Christian Thauer

engagement and empowerment of local community structures. To make its HIV/AIDS activities more effective, for example, one firm has engaged in consultations with traditional healers in townships. The firm agreed with these healers to a division of labor: the

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Rabbi Dr Leo Baeck

came to the present generation Jeremiah’s words of indictment: ‘They mean to heal the hurt of my people slightly, saying: Peace, peace, when there is no peace’. The sin of silence and of looking on lay on the world. This disaster has come over mankind

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Casey High

are introduced one after the other’ (p.196). For Severi, parallelism, like any technique of remembering, is a way of orienting the imagination that ultimately produces beliefs. For example, in healing rituals, a shaman becomes a ‘complex locutor’, a

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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

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Donald H. Holly Jr.

bushmen’s plight with regard to land issues. But the title of his book The Healing Land , takes on additional meanings as his journey gives him the chance to ruminate on his own landlessness (born in London of African parents), and in the end, a place to

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Chalk Back

The Girl and Youth-Led Street Art Movement to #StopStreetHarassment

Natasha Harris-Harb and Sophie Sandberg

a form of healing for both the chalkers and those who have been catcalled. @catacallsof_dhaka said, “We have chalked a lot of catcalls. Mostly we feel better when we do it because we know that when we post it the [person] who sent it to us is gonna

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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