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Ronald E. Santoni

's attention to and underlying concern with it is readily recognizable in his straightforwardly philosophical and formative works such as Nausea , Being and Nothingness , Critique of Dialectical Reason , Anti-Semite and Jew , and Notebooks for an Ethics

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Sponsoring Ways of Being

Adolescent Boys’ Religious Literacy Practices

Deborah Vriend Van Duinen

institutions sponsor adolescent boys’ literacy practices by encouraging or discouraging particular ways of reading, writing, thinking, behaving, and being. However, unlike Brandt, who focuses on the literacy sponsors themselves, I look at how the “sponsored

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Ways of ‘Being With’

Caring for Dying Patients at the Height of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Annelieke Driessen, Erica Borgstrom, and Simon Cohn

of this, palliative care staff view one of their core functions as ‘being with’ a patient during their illness and end of life, rather than simply being part of a clinical team that intervenes on the body. As one nursing consultant said: I suppose

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Being-for-itself and the Ontological Structure

Can Being-for-itself Avoid Bad Faith?

Ronald E. Santoni

early Sartre. Webber, too, has seriously engaged with the issue and recognizes the importance, and even two-sidedness, of any solution. In short, the issue may be stated simply in the question, What is the ontological status of being-for-itself with

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‘Being TED’

The university intellectual as globalised neoliberal consumer self

Wesley Shumar

discuss in more detail later, research is defined as that which is economically valuable, and status is defined by having high profile grants and being able to contribute products or at least ideas for products in the knowledge economy. Here the neoliberal

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Seeing Is Being

Transfer, Transformation, and the Spectatorship of Transgender Mobility in François Ozon’s The New Girlfriend

Julia Dettke

identify, how can we possibly know who we are? Being unsettled is an especially important aspect of trans-gender transformations, because when we look at a person, the first and most important characteristic we recognize is gender. This is what French

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Tamils' Quest for Well-Being

Moving as a Success or Failure?

Anne Sigfrid Grønseth

During a period of about 15 years, Tamil refugees have resided in the small fishing villages along the arctic coast of northern Norway. Employing an ethnographic approach that emphasizes agency and experience in everyday life, this study describes how Tamils face a lack of crucial social and religious relationships and arenas that provide recognition and meaning to their daily lives. Not being able to give voice to their social experiences, the Tamils suffer from bodily aches and pains. As part of the Tamils' search for recognition, community and quest for well-being, they have relocated to places that provide a more complete Tamil community. To assess whether the Tamils' choice of leaving the fishing villages is a success or failure is a complex matter. Exploring the intricacies of this decision, this article discusses the links between the 'narrative of suffering' and the Tamils' decision to move.

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Andrea Butcher

success of development projects can be compromised by assumptions of a neutral, undifferentiated community identity and expertise not shared by target populations. Bound up in this quandary are considerations of well-being: what is required to live well

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Being a Responsible Violent Girl?

Exploring Female Violence, Self-management, and ADHD

Hanna Bertilsdotter Rosqvist and Linda Arnell

power and that of the girl in crisis. The discourse of girl power (based on the actively engaged girl) includes concepts of self-determination, inner strength, and being true to oneself as important features for which to strive, and as a powerful

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“It’s Being, Not Doing”

Hospitality and Hostility between Local Faith Actors and International Humanitarian Organizations in Refugee Response

Olivia J. Wilkinson

different terms, absolute hospitality requires that I open up my home and that I give not only to the foreigner (provided with a family name, with the social status of being a foreigner, etc.), but to the absolute, unknown, anonymous other, and that I give