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The Religious Foundations of Capoeira Angola

The Cosmopolitics of an Apparently Non-religious Practice

Sergio González Varela

about inherent values and meanings that encompass different attitudes of the logic of practice, such as deception, betrayal, play, and embodiment. Here I address some of the common assumptions made by anthropologists (e.g., Downey 2008 ; Lewis 1992

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Reinventing Anthropological Topics

Soheila Shahshahani

, perspective and power relations. The author, in the crucible of experience, asks seminal questions on an area that has suffered greatly, not only as human life is concerned, but also in regard to political deceptions and a lack of scientific attention paid to

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Overconsumption as Ideology

Implications for Addressing Global Climate Change

Diana Stuart, Ryan Gunderson, and Brian Petersen

consumer celebrities, displaying “enthusiasm for a given product, supported and spread by all the media of communication.” The line of one-way communication through advertising becomes a force of widespread deception, where “every new lie of advertising is

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Marie Jaisson

demandes incessantes et pressantes finirent par agacer le directeur du BIT qui était très réservé vis-à-vis de projets gouvernés par une conception sociologique très critique quant à l’usage des statistiques. Sous l’empire de la déception, Duprat reprocha

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Marcel Mauss

Abimelech, the Philistine of Guerar, the deception he had already committed against the Pharaoh, which was to pass on 6 Sara, his sister and wife, as his sister. viii From the Hittites of Hebron, Abraham bought the burial land for himself and Sara at the

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Donner la mort au gibier sur le territoire sacré de la Mecque

Une vieille controverse (VIIe-VIIIe siècles)

Hocine Benkheira

sacralisation, est défendu. Muhammad (m. 632) Quand un homme offre un onagre ( ḥimâr wahsh ) qu’il vient de tuer au Prophète, celui-ci décline le cadeau. Constatant la déception sur le visage de l’homme, il lui dit: « Je n’ai rien contre toi, mais je suis en

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Erika Friedl

subverted the ideology of fraternal harmony in the patrilineal ideology that their elders espoused as a virtue. Young children quickly learned that deception, dissimulation, threats and lies greatly helped to get what one needed or wanted, although these

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“Eyes, Ears, and Wheels”

Policing Partnerships in Nairobi, Kenya

Francesco Colona and Tessa Diphoorn

Hague : Clingendael Conflict Research Unit . Private Security Regulation Act. 2016 . The Republic of Kenya, Kenya Law N. 13 of 2016. Rasmussen , Jacob . 2010 . “ Outwitting the Professor of Politics? Mungiki Narratives of Political Deception and

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Iver B. Neumann

and deception,” which is, quite fittingly for a Russian monarchist, a 1914 quote from tsar Nicholas II where he described “definitely not the people,” Strelkov (2014) explains, “but the political, military and economic elite that surrounded him.” The

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Jeanne Favret-Saada’s Minimal Ontology

Belief and Disbelief of Mystical Forces, Perilous Conditions, and the Opacity of Being

Theodoros Kyriakides

, on the one hand, and reliance, on the other—Evans-Pritchard speculates about this contradiction: “Azande are aware of the deception practiced by their witch-doctors … As in many other of their customs, we find a mingling of common sense and mystical