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Shih-Hsiung Liu

performance levels and thereby determine the feasibility of the proposed teaching framework. Theoretical perspectives The need for a framework A strength of DBPL is that it provides students with opportunities to incorporate their experiential

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Public Evaluation of Society in China

The Social Quality Approach

Ren Liying and Zou Yuchin

social tolerance level; evaluation of social justice level Social empowerment Educational level; internet use; social and political participation experiences political efficacy Evaluation of governmental performance First, the

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The Social Life of Contentious Concepts

Ronald S. Stade

,” or “bashful,” but Geertz suggested it should be translated as suffering from stage fright because Balinese culture, he alleged, could be likened to an intricate theater performance. Geertz’s condensation of actual lives lived by others into a trope

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Licht aus–Spot an

How Schlager (ZDF 1969–1984) Beat Disco (ZDF 1971–1982)

Sunka Simon

before the Idol franchise made this popular. Audience members in the studio and at home were asked to send in postcards with their top song choice of the evening’s performances. The winner would get a return performance on the next show adding to the

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Politics and Power After the 2017 Bundestag Election

Eric Langenbacher

in depth at the situation of the spd and the new grand coalition. After looking at some of the reasons for the spd ’s poor performance on election day, the author outlines the twisted road the party took to agree to a continuation of the grand

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African Dawn

Keïta Fodéba and the Imagining of National Culture in Guinea

Andrew W. M. Smith

was part politician and part broker of the arts, operating creatively in the contested transnational terrain of national culture. Using archival material outlining the surveillance of Fodéba’s Parisian performances in the 1950s, one can discern the

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Guarding the Body

Private Security Work in Rio de Janeiro

Erika Robb Larkins

-made guard; growing a network of more powerful allies was also work. Patronage was a natural outgrowth of his own dignity and work performance. In lectures, he bound the two together like a recipe: work hard and you will get noticed by the establishment for

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violent struggles over religion and resistance to tourist intrusion; inter-religious engagement; religion, tourism, landscape and performance; and thanatourism and pilgrimage to sites of suffering. Books will cover exciting new work from both established

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Steven Brooke, Dafne Accoroni, Olga Ulturgasheva, Anastasios Panagiotopoulos, Eugenia Roussou, Francesco Vacchiano, Jeffrey D. Howison, Susan Greenwood, Yvonne Daniel, Joana Bahia, Gloria Goodwin Raheja, Charles Lincoln Vaughan, Katrien Pype, and Linda van de Kamp

often involuntary spiritual call, they have channeled their shamanic potential into their medical profession, poetry, songs, theatrical performances, film directing, or even political and academic careers. Notwithstanding the discussion about whether

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Dan Brockington

comparing performance in organizations, “new secret organisational worlds” form that create and exploit invisibility in order to appear better in performance metrics. More than that, we must understand measurement not just as a way of seeing but also as a