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Gwendolen Burton

inability to become pregnant; it is also the inability to carry pregnancy to term and give birth to a viable baby’ (Gold p. 132). 2 This definition includes pregnancy loss (miscarriage, termination of pregnancy for medical reasons, stillbirth and newborn

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Calm Vessels

Cultural Expectations of Pregnant Women in Qatar

Susie Kilshaw, Daniel Miller, Halima Al Tamimi, Faten El-Taher, Mona Mohsen, Nadia Omar, Stella Major, and Kristina Sole

This article explores emerging themes from the first stages of an ethnographic study into pregnancy loss amongst Qatari women. Although primarily interested in miscarriage, to explore the experience of pregnancy loss, it was necessary first to

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Gershon Shafir

This article asks whether the Yom Kippur War was avoidable. The intense diplomatic efforts of the 1971-1973 years that are examined include plans and counterplans offered by special United Nations representative Gunnar Jarring, US Secretary of State William Rogers, National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger, Israeli Minister of Defense Moshe Dayan, and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat. The article concludes that since settlement was the method of Israeli state-building and served as the basis of the Labor Movement's hegemony within the Israeli society, once Israel embarked on a settlement project in the Sinai it was unwilling to accept full territorial withdrawal to the borders on 5 June 1967 in return for an Egyptian promise of non-belligerence. At the same time, the US was deterred by its conflicting global and regional interests from exerting pressure on Israel to accept the Egyptian proposal.

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Active learning in criminal justice

The benefits of student investigation of wrongful convictions in a higher education setting

Jill Dealey

justice is the exploration of alleged miscarriage of justice. Student involvement in researching current cases of alleged wrongful convictions is growing in popularity in higher education in the United States ( Henry 2014 ) and the United Kingdom

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Not Forgotten

Eliza Fenning, Frankenstein, and Victorian Chivalry

Tim Marshall

On 18 July 1867, Charles Dickens’s weekly journal All the Year Round went back into history and told the story of a young woman who met her death on the gallows in London in 1815. ‘Old Stories Re-Told’, sub-titled ‘Eliza Fenning (The Danger of Condemning to Death on Circumstantial Evidence Alone)’, reminded its readers of a mis-carriage of justice. Speaking through one of his journalists, Walter Thornbury, Dickens performed an act of chivalry directed at the person and memory of a wronged woman. Eliza Fenning, a servant in a wealthy London household, worked for a Mr Turner, a law-stationer.

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Penny Welch and Susan Wright

postgraduates on criminology courses can benefit from working on real-life cases of alleged wrongful conviction. Her university offers a final-year option on miscarriages of justice and students can also apply for work placements as researchers, mentors and

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Edited by Soheila Shahshahani

marriages are occurring later, the number of children each woman is having has declined and there is an increasing divorce rate. They search beyond their primary concern, namely miscarriages, to find what is positive for pregnant women. All the honour

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Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

A Response to Nigel Rapport’s ‘Cosmopolitan Politesse’

Marilyn Strathern

the trial of Katharina Kepler, accused of causing various local misfortunes. The courts guarded against irresponsible accusations by insisting on certain kinds of evidence and had recourse to diverse procedures to prevent miscarriages of justice

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Neslihan Ekmekçioğlu

Aemilia was pregnant with Henry’s child, she was married to a court musician, Alphonso Lanier. After bearing Henry Carey’s son, Aemilia suffered several miscarriages and then gave birth to a daughter named Odillya who died after nine months. Most likely

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Richard Westra

climate change or transgressing environmental, ‘planetary boundaries’ ( Rockström et al. 2009 ) demands we ‘split things up’ (to paraphrase McKibben 2011: 146–7 ). However, where the Green view, as such, miscarries, is in the claim, as stated by McKibben