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Two Patterns of Modernization

An Analysis of the Ethnic Issue in Israel

Shlomo Fischer

disparity in academic achievement. The children of immigrants from Romania and Poland fit the Ashkenazi norm, whereas the achievements of second-generation Iraqi and Egyptian immigrants were closer to those of Jews from Yemen, Morocco, and Iran, which were

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Tair Karazi-Presler, Moti Gigi, Luis Roniger, Yossi Harpaz, Oded Adomi Leshem, Meir Elran, Dany Bahar, and Yuval Benziman

inclusive norms than the Israeli-Palestinian reality? To what degree do the plays reflect the world that they are constructed in and to what degree can they influence the world outside of the theater? In order to tackle these issues, Perlman simultaneously

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Sociology in the Garden

Beyond the Liberal Grammar of Contemporary Sociology

Nissim Mizrachi

). They could also promote what Taylor (1999) describes as ‘narrow agreements’ between groups regarding norms of behavior and policies that do not necessitate agreement regarding their justification, but only their outcomes. It may be superfluous to note

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From Jewish Sentiments to Rational Exhortations

Battle Missives in the Israel Defense Forces

Netta Galnoor

norms and beliefs are revealed, tested, and changed ( Hauerwas 2007 ). Once the state conscripts civilians for war, there must be convincing justifications for the risk to life that simultaneously reaffirm the social contract between citizens and state

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A Phone without Names

Distrust and Duress in Côte d’Ivoire

Kathrin Heitz-Tokpa

to norms from the village in family meetings in Abidjan. For instance, he would say, “This is not how my father told me to do it,” or, “It is said that we are born and we will die, but what we have come to do in this world, we need to accomplish

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Fighting Fire with Fire

Resistance to Transitional Justice in Bahrain

Ciara O’Loughlin

potential criticisms: first, it makes no reference to political transformation; and second, it emphasizes mechanisms over norms. As past abuses are frequently only addressed by a new (postauthoritarian) regime, transitional justice often involves an element

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Philippine Prison Marriages

The Politics of Kinship and Women's Composite Agency

Sif Lehman Jensen

conflict and precariousness that permeates their everyday lives. The prison marriages enable the women both to insert themselves in the city and to respond to norms and questions of morality, which are socially and politically embedded in the home

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Introduction

Rethinking Resistance to Transitional Justice

Briony Jones and Thomas Brudholm

the way transitional justice is theorized ( Corradetti, Eisikovits, and Rotondi 2015 ; Hirsch 2012 ) and the way in which it is implemented and experienced in practice. Examples of such critiques include accusations of imposition of western norms that

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Analyzing Resistance to Transitional Justice

What Can We Learn from Hybridity?

Briony Jones

literature on transitional justice in the past ten years has highlighted the lines along which disagreement may surface, for example, lack of cultural sensitivity, imposition of international norms, and accusations of victor’s justice among others, there has

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Michael D. Jackson

of refugees to speak and act in worlds of their own making? If migrants often transgress moral norms and act outside the law, then we who seek to understand the migrant must reorient our own thinking, and acknowledge the extent to which life