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Sam Jackson, Áron Bakos, Birgitte Refslund Sørensen, and Matti Weisdorf

Walter Reed (WR) is marked by perpetual tensions between the ordinary and the extraordinary. Despite the best of intentions as well as meticulous consideration of American middle-class values in design and decoration of The Fisher House, a nonprofit

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Marla Frederick, Yunus Doğan Telliel, and Heather Mellquist Lehto

weekly discussion series called “Beyond the Gatekeepers,” addressing topics that range from racism and classism to sexism and homophobia in the church and nation. At the same time, ‘digital hush harbor’ ministries led by women like Melva Sampson (2020

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Pac'Stão versus the City of Police

Contentious Activism Facing Megaprojects, Authoritarianism, and Violence

Einar Braathen

2006 ). This article will try to identify such interconnections. The structural type of violence kills slowly, and it causes deaths because, for example, “medical and sanitary resources are concentrated in the upper classes” ( Galtung and Høyvik 1971

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Around Abby Day’s Believing in Belonging

Belief and Social Identity in the Modern World

Christopher R. Cotter, Grace Davie, James A. Beckford, Saliha Chattoo, Mia Lövheim, Manuel A. Vásquez, and Abby Day

portray beliefs in various ways. 3 Religious Education syllabuses and classes are another setting in which beliefs are framed and performed in particular ways. Similarly, agencies of the state such as prisons and the armed forces elicit, shape, or induce

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Corinna Mullin and Ian Patel

, NPWJ worked together with Al-Kawakibi Democracy Transition Center (KADEM) to conduct a nationwide survey regarding general perceptions of the transitional justice process. A key finding was that a majority of respondents classed as “victims” felt

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A Protracted Peacebuilding Process

Emile Badarin

being. Non-Jewish persons have become outcasts who may enjoy unequal rights, a second-class citizenship while being encouraged to leave. Michael Walzer’s (1972) theorization underpins exclusion and segregation and forecloses the possibility of

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Achieving the Ordinary

Everyday Peace and the Other in Bosnian Mixed-Ethnicity Families

Keziah Conrad

often bound up with religious practice, but they are also governed by local norms and customs, and reflect standards of class, gender, age, and social standing. Any meal, Mary Douglas argues, encodes a “message … about different degrees of hierarchy

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Performance, Power, Exclusion, and Expansion in Anthropological Accounts of Protests

Aet Annist

full members of society. The still transforming relations between emerging classes in post-socialist countries are built on shame and scorn. Interactions also within classes are fraught with difficulties, which drives people to distance from each other

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Eileen Barker

Linda Woodhead, James T. Richardson, Martyn Percy, Catherine Wessinger, and Eileen Barker

with Gordon Melton of Baylor University, each delivered six lectures to classes of cadets there. It was an eye-opening experience. More recently, Eileen and I have been part of a small team of scholars who have made two trips to China in 2017 to do

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Sacred Spaces and Civic Action

Topographies of Pluralism in Russia

Melissa L. Caldwell

possibilities of freedom of expression and dissent, the fluid and even paradoxical nature of post-Soviet Russian class dynamics, and, perhaps most notably, cultural beliefs about the need to govern and punish women's voices and bodies ( Bernstein 2013 ; Gapova