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Chaucer’s Tears

Barry Windeatt

, petition, complaint and expressions of compassion and pity. The close identification of weeping with prayer is something that Chaucer can be traced to add to his sources in pagan as well as Christian contexts, sometimes if not always signalling virtue in

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“Homosexual People Do Not Stand Outside of Socialist Society”

Eingaben and the History of Homosexuality in East Germany

Jason Johnson

” through a wide variety of activities that included holding regular meetings, talks, and social events and writing petitions to the government. 7 The regime refused to recognize the hib as an official organization and denied that gay men and lesbians had

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Contestation at a South African University through the Lens of Democratic Theory

Five Exercises

Daryl Glaser

demanding free higher education, insourcing of university support staff and decolonisation (the ‘fallists’); the student-led petition in 2015 urging a return to classes and exams; the management-initiated poll of 2016 to gauge student and staff opinion about

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The Opposite of Custom

Fashion, Sumptuary Law, and Consuetudo in Fifteenth-Century Northern Italy

M. Christina Bruno

, though scholars have not thoroughly examined custom in this context. First, I will consider women's petitions for exemption from sumptuary laws, and the intricate arguments that they contained, founded on legal and theological texts skillfully woven

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The Multiple Modes of Protesting Live Exports in Australia

Jane Mummery and Debbie Rodan

disgust” ( Textor 2011 ), and a two-hundred-thousand-signature strong petition against live export was tabled in the Australian Senate ( Animals Australia 2011 ). It was in response to these protests that the federal Labor government suspended live trade

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A New Turn in Russian Ethnography

Science and Cultural Politics at Moscow's First Ethnographic Exhibition of 1867

Mariam M. Kerimova and Maria V. Zolotukhina

Focusing on the text analysis of previously unknown archival documents (letters, petitions), the article argues that the founding basis of the Pervaya Vserossiiskaya etnographicheskaya vystavka (the first all-Russian ethnographic exhibition) was

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Institutional Distrust, Institutional Participation, and Protest Behavior in the European Social Movement Sector

Matthew Schoene

institutions affects the likelihood of four forms of protest: signing a petition, boycotting a product, wearing a protest badge, and participating in a demonstration ( Dubrow et al. 2008 ). The results indicate that greater trust in institutions, especially

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Writing the History of Ordinary Ottoman Women during World War I

Elif Mahir Metinsoy

society and a review of the existing literature on Ottoman women’s wartime experiences, it examines alternative sources such as petitions, telegrams, and folk songs that reveal the wartime experience of ordinary women and their response to the negative

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Sandcastles, Ball Games, and Scooters

Unearthing Children's Play in the Public Parks of Interwar Paris

Elvan Sahin

. These actors, through op-eds, and petitions, pressed the elected municipal officials and administrators of the Parks Department to make changes. They identified physical risks such as germs and pollution related to dust. Aggressive play of school-age or

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Virgin in a Condom and Te Papa: 25 Years On

Mark Stocker

Communications Office petition demanding the Virgin 's removal. Thousands of phone calls, many abusive, bombarded Te Papa's Enquiry Centre. The display case was vandalized twice and a nearby visitor host assaulted. The controversy was repeatedly televised