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The Problem of Modern Pederasty in Queer History

A Case Study of Norman Douglas

Rachel Hope Cleves

of child prostitution during Douglas's lifetime, however, causes discomfort because it gives the appearance of exculpating Douglas from moral judgment for a behavior that is considered inexcusable at present. The word “normal” seems to connote moral

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The Generative Power of Political Emotions

Mette-Louise Johansen, Therese Sandrup, and Nerina Weiss

of right and wrong and not least to moral judgment. It may therefore also be understood as a “higher order” or evaluative emotion, which requires a greater degree of evaluation processing ( Solomon 1984 , Reed 2004 ). In this way, the notion

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So What Is the Anthropology of Buddhism About?

David N. Gellner

Buddhists themselves. Moral judgments were not invented or imposed on Buddhism by colonialism. Evaluation is necessarily implied by the fact that Buddhism, from the outset, has always been deeply moral. It is and has always been an exemplary path and

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Peter Hervik

-Danes,” especially Muslims, and, second, to create a sense of indignation, alarm, danger, and fear, which in the next step, facilitates legal change that was not possible earlier. In this way, moral outrage builds on indignation in the use of terms of moral judgment

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Automobility and Oil Vulnerability

Unfairness as Critical to Energy Transitions

Ana Horta

an interpretation that is privileged over others ( Gitlin 1980 ). According to Robert Entman (2004) , frames can be understood as patterns of interpretation that define problems, diagnose causes, make moral judgments, and suggest remedies. The

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What Makes a Panther a Panther?

Genetics, Human Perceptions, and the Complexity of Species Categorization

Catherine Macdonald and Julia Wester

increased scientific literacy, particularly information about the complexity and scientific uncertainty of genetic relationships, might affect responses. Findings reflect the ongoing process by which science can be used to turn a range of ethical and moral

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Ecaterina Lung

While the historian does not express a moral judgment on this matter, his lack of reaction could be explained by the fact that the events happened in Persia. These Barbarians, prototypes of Otherness, were believed to have strange customs compared to the

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From Act to Fact

The Transformation of Suicide in Western Thought

Daniel Gordon

Revolution, and all non-Western customs in which suicide is performed as a perceived moral duty. 44 Durkheim’s harshest moral judgment is reserved for all previous traditions within which suicide was a moral act. To appreciate Durkheim’s stupendous

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Klaus Berghahn, Russell Dalton, Jason Verber, Robert Tobin, Beverly Crawford, and Jeffrey Luppes

Primo Levi, the Italian Jewish survivor of Auschwitz, the “gray zone” is a question of moral judgment, whereas the authors try to consider this issue from a purely legal perspective. What complicates this chapter, however, is the fact that the Israeli

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Antipoverty Measures

The Potential for Shaming and Dignity Building through Delivery Interactions

Erika Gubrium and Sony Pellissery

, leaving them dependent on local contexts, preferences, and power relations. Social norms or moral judgments concerning who is more or less deserving may heavily influence both types of discretion, resulting in sanctions for noncompliance with prescribed