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Captured by Texts

Travel Tales of Captivity in Rabbinic Literature

Joshua Levinson

culturally differentiating act of moral and scholarly examination, as opposed to sexual exploitation or commodification” ( Daum 2014: 148 ). I wish to than one of the journal’s readers for bringing this article to my attention. 11 The Aramaic and Vulgate

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Brian Yothers, Gillian Dooley, Guy Galazka, Peter Weisensel, Jackie Coon, Magdalena Banaszkiewicz, and David Cashman

, and other objects are subsumed into English households and narratives. Slavery, as another form of commodification, is also discussed in this chapter. Then follows “Disease and Degeneration,” where anxieties over the corrupting consequences of imperial

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Janet Hoskins, Gavin Weston, Khairudin Aljunied, John Harries, Thorgeir Storesund Kolshus, Lars Højer, Cynthia Chou, Samson A. Bezabeh, and Ingvild Skodvin Prestegård

everything, ultimately, is reduced to politics or capitalism/commodification. Instead, Buyandelger does a fine job of integrating shamanism and history, cosmology and power, without reducing one to the other and without treating them separately. Most

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Temperamental Differences

The Shifting Political Implications of Cousin Marriage in Nineteenth-Century America

Susan McKinnon

artificiality and commodification involved in such livestock inbreeding. Mitchell (1866: 451) contends that “in these cases where in-and-in breeding has been practiced with so-called good results, the issue is nothing but the development of a saleable defect

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Co-constituting Bodyguarding Practice through Embodied Reflexivity

Methodological Reflections from the Field

Paul Higate

the world—most obviously Iraq and Afghanistan—have played host to contractors of considerable interest to the media, with the so-called mercenary company Blackwater noted as a particularly high-profile case in point. The commodification of security and

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Sanne van der Hout and Martin Drenthen

of the Dutch metagenomics community saw no harm in the commodification of nature that the term signifies, others had difficulties with the reduction of nature to a reservoir to be exploited ( Van der Hout 2014 ). 4 Examples of other movies in this

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Teppo Eskelinen

probabilities. This statistical perception of reality is the basis of commodification of risks, and modern finance more generally. 3 Thus a distinction is made between uncertainty and risk: uncertainty is understood in financial economics as a condition in

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Gramsci in and beyond resistances

The search for an autonomous political initiative among a subaltern group in the Beninese savanna

Riccardo Ciavolella

value to money, induced by the universal and uniformizing forces of commodification. It is also a process reinforcing the traditional value of milk. Actually, it is always milk, even in the form of money, that provides women with what they need for

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The Limits to Cheating History

Changing the Reference for Accounting

Peter Herrmann

family ideology. On the one hand, this family ideology is extremely conservative, but on the other, it is so by way of limiting the dominance of capitalist commodification within this sphere. Though, with qualification, we can say that the family, because

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Rebranding Desolation

The Allure of Israel’s Desert Landscapes

Amelia Rosenberg Weinreb

, direct interaction with the environment, an approach that casts desolation as an aesthetic, is part of the package. In addition to ecotourism, Mitzpe’s developing local cuisine and hospitality industry engage in overt desert commodification. Business