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Performing Religion

Ruy Llera Blanes, Sondra L. Hausner, and Simon Coleman

upon the social sciences of religion, without, however, losing interest in performing. Those reminiscences are somewhat of a motto for what we find in this volume of Religion and Society : texts concerned with the performance of religion in society

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Co-constituting Bodyguarding Practice through Embodied Reflexivity

Methodological Reflections from the Field

Paul Higate

the field as a particular kind of research performance ( Latham 2003 ). In order to garner knowledge of the social world—or, in Wacquant’s understanding, “create” data—researching selves must conduct themselves instrumentally if they are to reconcile a

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Penny Welch and Susan Wright

how two projects based on indirect cultural exchanges of food, stories and performances between humanities students, cultural organisations and local residents grew out of a dinner-table conversation between friends. These projects provided both a

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Thomas J. Eveland

Armbruster, Maya Patel, Erika Johnson, and Martha Weiss discuss findings that indicate improvement in student attitudes, performance and participation, and even increased morale and enthusiasm on the part of the instructor. More than just a summary of

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Sintayehu Kassaye Alemu

universities through the academic performance of the eight universities that form the Higher Education Research and Advocacy Network in Africa (HERANA). This book consists of twelve chapters, thirty-five figures, sixty tables and fifty-five acronyms and

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Corporate Sustainability

An Academic Review

Varhese Joy

with societal inclusion without disturbing the natural environment. The existing literature recommended improving CS performance through the efficient use of resources, reduced waste, better economic performance, and increased goodwill (i.e., of the

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Singing with Dignity

Adding Social Quality to Organization Studies on Aging

Prabhir Vishnu Poruthiyil

group performances, were led by accomplished teachers from outside the country, mostly from England, and conducted in English. I have taken part or was in the audience in more than 24 such performances, of which the last four were after taking the

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Gender Parity and Equality in the Sultanate of Oman

A Case in Education for the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

Faryal Khan and Maricel Fernandez-Carag

achieving EFA Goal 5 on gender parity and describe strategies and policies across GCC member states to enable improved student performance for females and males; and to identify major challenges and propose strategic recommendations to address gender parity

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Minestrone Stories

Teaching anthropology through serendipitous cultural exchanges

Regnar Kristensen

instigate another series of cultural exchanges on top of this vegetable-song-soup series of exchanges. The interviews-narrative-performance series became the second part of the Minestrone Stories. As in the former exchanges, we encouraged the students

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Geoff Payne

contribute to its development, there is a second public policy reason for paying greater attention to satisfaction surveys. ‘Engagement’ became bound up in the higher education performance indicators system even before the recently introduced U.K. Teaching