Full-length feature articles in eight popular American hunting magazines were assessed to better understand hunter-prey relationships as depicted in contemporary hunting discourse. Our findings suggest hunters regard prey using two contradictory paradigms-Love and Kill. In the Love category, we find respect for life, admiration for nature and animals, and a sense of kinship between hunter and prey. In contrast, writings consistent with the Kill theme focus on conquest, objectification, hunter physiological responses, and violence. Of the 23 articles reviewed, 61 percent of the sample had multiple representations of Love and Kill in the same article, revealing a multilayered discourse. Many scholars have written about Love and Kill as separate constructs in hunting, suggesting they are mutually exclusive. Our empirical study counters this claim, finding instead that individual hunters often view their prey through a mixed lens that includes both Love and Kill.
Jennifer Rebecca Kelly and Stacy Rule
Workplace Suicides at France Télécom
France Télécom has been at the center of intense public scrutiny since 2008, following a sharp rise in workplace suicides at the company. This macabre reputation now stood in sharp contrast with the company's image during the 1980s and 1990s as a showpiece for successful liberalization and as a former state-owned enterprise that was blazing a trail toward a new globalized economy. Drawing on Emile Durkheim's seminal work, Suicide (1897), the article examines the social conditions that precipitated workplace suicides at France Télécom. It situates the suicides within the context of the rise of a new model of finance capitalism that profoundly transformed the status and perceived value of the individual worker in the production process. Far from representing a tragic accident or an aberration in an otherwise smooth-functioning economic order, the France Télécom suicides were the outcome of a management strategy that set out to fulfill the imperatives of finance capitalism by eliminating what was seen as an unacceptable obstacle to its economic goals: the company's own employees.
Martyrdom as Generative Sacrifice in the Nepal People's War
In Nepal, war is a sacrifice. The warrior maintains a direct and unique relationship with the divine, since in warfare he makes a sacrificial gift of his own person, the bali dân—a gift that results in a 'noble death'. The warrior can offer the sacrifice or be offered in sacrifice. In Maoist ideology, death loses its character of reciprocity since the inter-changeability of victims who die honorably on either side of the battle has been eliminated. The asymmetry of death, the one-sided sacrificial nature of the war, is one of the features that distinguishes the People's War from those that preceded it. Through Maoist poetry and Maoist warriors' diaries, this article explores the shift introduced by the People's War from the figure of the 'hero', traditionally attached to the warlike realm, to the new figure of the 'martyr', and shows the apocalyptic nature of the Maoist cultural production.
Regional absenteeism and the Wayuu permanent humanitarian crisis
Claudia Puerta Silva, Esteban Torres Muriel, Roberto Carlos Amaya Epiayú, Alicia Dorado González, Fatima Epieyú, Estefanía Frías Epinayú, Álvaro Ipuana Guariyü, Miguel Ramírez Boscán, and Jakeline Romero Epiayú
For more than 30 years after the arrival of the first multinational coal company in La Guajira, the Wayuu have raised their voices. They denounce the extermination of their people, the dispossession of their territory and their resources, and the negligence of the Colombian and Venezuelan states in facing a humanitarian crisis caused by hunger and the death of more than 4,000 children. The World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 pandemic within this context.
Steven Sher, Larry Lefkowitz, Erica Adler, Robin Beth Schaer, Richard Fein, Robert Weinberg, Anne Blonstein, Jacqueline Karp-Genre, Marsha Pomerantz, and Shirley Kaufman
Finding the Words
The Creation of the World
For Three Killed by Stalin
Bagels without Lox
protections. The image of the beaten or killed women is the women's image observed by CIDEM and other women's and feminist organisations. In so doing, the wrestlers participate in CIDEM's advocacy by proxy, observed through their ‘vigilant’ roles of
the texts they discuss is The Bloody Book (1605), which narrates the life of the profligate Sir John Fittes, who, mistaking a miller’s family for a posse coming to seize him, tries to kill them and then turns his sword against himself. After a two
Illegitimacy, Murder, and War Veterans in England, 1918-1923
Ginger S. Frost
1850. 6 Though these patterns remained, they came under pressure during the 1920s. Historians have devoted much study to women’s place in the courtroom in the early twentieth century. Women predominately killed children, almost always their own. As the
Kavita Mudan Finn
wounds.’ Dr. Urswick, the pathologist, was prodding at the cold, discolored chest. ‘Not to mention that I’m pretty sure we’ll find a full-on drug buffet in his system. I have no idea what killed George York. But I’m damn sure he didn’t drown.’ ‘Well. That
Repatriation Narratives and Ritual Performances
Stein R. Mathisen
sheriff, Lars Johan Bucht (1813–1852), also from Sweden, were both killed. In addition, the vicar, the Norwegian Fredrik Waldemar Hvoslef (1825–1906), was severely beaten but survived. The Sámi also captured and whipped the families and servants of the