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Military Violence in Its Own Right

The Microsocial Foundations of Physical Military Violence in Noncombat Situations

Nir Gazit and Eyal Ben-Ari

Field of Sociology .” Current Sociology 61 ( 2 ): 96 – 111 . 10.1177/0011392112456478 Zizek , Slavoj . 1989 . The Sublime Object of Ideology . New York : Verso . Zizek , Slavoj . 2002 . “ Are We at War? Do We Have an Enemy? .” London Review

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Portrait

Eileen Barker

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

described in humanistic terms, with reference to notions such as structure, ideology, and sociality. In this view, religion is a ‘created’ cosmos that brings stability, order, meaning, and moral cement to a given community: the very word ‘religion’ means ‘to

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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

those who are seen as different—women, youth, and people of other ethnic backgrounds, for example. This finding opens up for analysis the dimensions of power and ideology in belief, which Day discusses mostly in terms of gender (pp. 198–201). Linda

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Eschatology, Ethics, and Ēthnos

Ressentiment and Christian Nationalism in the Anthropology of Christianity

Jon Bialecki

Christian religious nationalism, one of the products of which is now a generation of anthropologists who consider the difference that Christianity makes as a cultural, social, or ideological form ( Cannell 2006 ; see also Bialecki et al. 2008 ; Robbins

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Ayse Serap Avanoglu, Diana Riboli, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Annalisa Butticci, Iain R. Edgar, Matan Shapiro, Brooke Schedneck, Mark Sedgwick, Suzane de Alencar Vieira, Nell Haynes, Sara Farhan, Fabián Bravo Vega, Marie Meudec, Nuno Domingos, Heidi Härkönen, Sergio González Varela, and Nathanael Homewood

redemption. She sees these stories, much like prosperity gospels, as being closely associated with the self-help industry and narratives of individual responsibility, both of which are central to neo-liberal ideologies. In chapter 5, Frederick returns to

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To Be or Not to Be a Hero

Recognition and Citizenship among Disabled Veterans of the Sri Lankan Army

Matti Weisdorf and Birgitte Refslund Sørensen

clear in the next section, however, there is a conspicuous convergence that warrants further exploration. “It's Like the President Says”: Adherence and Ideology On one occasion, Weisdorf had convinced two veterans to meet him for a bath at a

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Invisible Veterans

Defeated Militants and Enduring Revolutionary Social Values in Dhufar, Oman

Alice Wilson

revolution, including the promotion of social egalitarianism, evident in education, social, and marriage policies ( Takriti 2013: 107–131 ). The ideological and practical support for the Front from combatants and noncombatants blurs the boundaries between

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Unbecoming Veteranship

Convicted Military Officers in Post-authoritarian Argentina

Eva van Roekel and Valentina Salvi

depending on the ideological inclination of the government and the (presiding) commander-in-chief of the armed forces ( Braslavsky 2018 ). This shift further emphasizes that veteranship is an uncertain social and moral disposition that continuously asks to