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Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396291-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9629-1
... Prophecy Belief and the Politics of...
Published: 25 October 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382546-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8254-6
... to hold such a belief There are some men who are practitioners among them and are called behiques. 88 They practice many deceptions, as we shall relate below, to make the people believe that they speak with those [the dead] and know all their deeds and secrets, and...
Published: 13 April 2005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8663-6
...Editor’s Preface Suspending Belief Noé Jitrik is one of Latin America’s foremost literary critics, with almost a half- century of critical production. He has influenced many younger scholars, di- rected major literary projects, and been central to the professionalization of literary...
Published: 03 April 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388005-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8800-5
...5. Salvation and Nation Underlying Belief Structures of Biocapital I begin this chapter with two illustrative tales of national pride, one Indian and one American. In addition to the high-tech software and biotech pro- fessionals who are the most powerful and visible part of the Indian...
Published: 27 March 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380375-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8037-5
...two Belief and Consent Positive and negative self-interest are clearly powerful factors in fostering consent. Nonetheless, at any given time, it is likely that there will be a number of people who are seriously disa√ected with the current struc- ture—most...
Published: 28 June 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383673-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8367-3
... Spencer’’ 6 / The Truest Belief Is Compulsion Throughout the transcript of the Kenbi Land Claim readers encounter the comment, ‘‘restricted women’s session This metatextual ellipsis indicates that the conversational time of the text has been foreshortened, that the reader faces an abridged...
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By Paul J Vanderwood
Published: 11 October 2004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8633-9
... III belief 6. Witness to Execution othing more strained and strengthened the web of circumstances and belief for Tijuanenses than the execution of Juan Castillo Mo- rales that chilly February morning in the town’s public cemetery...
Published: 27 December 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393511-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9351-1
... chapter three Belief, Spirituality, and Time The Fecundity of Hesitation No one has asked me to direct a film. That is understandable since I lack the skill to do so. But, still, it is frustrating. There are activities that need to be seen or at...
Published: 28 May 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395188-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9518-8
... WAR WITHOUT BELIEF 7 Louis Menand’s The Metaphysical Club The concern that animates my argument in this chapter and in- deed in the book as a whole might be described, adapting John Dewey’s title, as the global public and its problems. What are we to make of Dewey’s...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395249-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9524-9
... 7 The Future of Belief In one of his last works, a set of essays published under the title Pure Immanence, Deleuze laments how far contemporary thought remains from the vitality of immanence. Modes of life inspire ways of thinking...
Published: 27 February 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381020-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8102-0
Published: 26 November 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376620-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7662-0
Published: 01 January 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381525-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8152-5
Published: 28 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384526
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8452-6
Published: 07 May 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389910
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8991-0
Published: 30 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382584-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8258-4
... 9. Childbirth Education and Traditional Beliefs About Pregnancy and Childbirth c. W. Sullivan III In spite ofthe scientific and medical advances ofthe last few centuries (up to and including the recent "test1ube" babies), the events of...
Published: 13 May 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385837-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8583-7
... Sorcery Beliefs, Transmission of Shamanic Knowledge, and Therapeutic Practice among the Desana of the Upper Río Negro Region, Brazil Dominique Buchillet Since the pioneering work of Evans-Pritchard (1937) on Azande con- cepts of witchcraft and...
Published: 01 January 1970
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382867
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8286-7
Book Chapter

By Ivan Ermakoff
Published: 31 March 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8872-2
... with the authoritarian challenger, 347   8 An example of utility functions producing a relative threshold, 351   9 Threshold distribution and sequential alignment, 353 10 Prior beliefs about the likelihood of opposition: three hypotheses, 356 11 Updated beliefs (n = 10, k = 6), 357 12 The...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... Describes the circumstances surrounding the death of Rosemarie’s favorite older brother, Bud. The fact that her parents didn’t press charges against Bud’s killer informed Rosemarie’s belief in nonviolence. ...