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Trends. Palestinian Mothers And The Death Of Terrorism, Editor Dec 1998

Trends. Palestinian Mothers And The Death Of Terrorism, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author discusses the notion that there are no innocent victims as a component of terrorism.


Rebel And Saint: Muslim Notables, Populist Protest, Colonial Encounters (Algeria And Tunisia, 1800-1904), Heather J. Sharkey Sep 1998

Rebel And Saint: Muslim Notables, Populist Protest, Colonial Encounters (Algeria And Tunisia, 1800-1904), Heather J. Sharkey

Departmental Papers (NELC)

No abstract provided.


Politics And Islam In Contemporary Sudan, Heather J. Sharkey Sep 1998

Politics And Islam In Contemporary Sudan, Heather J. Sharkey

Departmental Papers (NELC)

No abstract provided.


Women, Work, And Economic Reform In The Middle East And North Africa, Heather J. Sharkey Sep 1998

Women, Work, And Economic Reform In The Middle East And North Africa, Heather J. Sharkey

Departmental Papers (NELC)

No abstract provided.


Nuer Dilemmas: Coping With Money, War, And The State, Heather J. Sharkey Apr 1998

Nuer Dilemmas: Coping With Money, War, And The State, Heather J. Sharkey

Departmental Papers (NELC)

No abstract provided.


Editorial, Dan Ben-Amos Jan 1998

Editorial, Dan Ben-Amos

Departmental Papers (NELC)

Nous remercions vivement notre ami, Dan Ben Amos, d'avoir accepté la responsabilité de ce numéro et d'avoir réuni tous les articles qui y figurent. Notre seule contribution à ce travail a consisté à réviser les traductions françaises.


Midrasch, Dan Ben-Amos Jan 1998

Midrasch, Dan Ben-Amos

Departmental Papers (NELC)

1. Wortgeschichte. Der Begriff M. (bezeichnet sowohl die in den M.im (,M.-Werke') gesammelten Texte der rabbinischen Bibelexegese als auch die darin angewandte Interpretationsmethode. In der hebr. Bibel reichen die Bedeutungen des Verbs , drsch', der Wurzel für die Bildung des Substantivs M., von ,nachforschen' (lev. 10, 16; Dtn. 13,15) bis zu ,fodern' (Gen. 9,5; Dtn. 18,19) und zu ,nachforschen in Sinne von , befragen' mit Divinationsabsicht (Gen. 25,22; 2. Kön. 1,2—3; 1. Chr. 10,13).


The Name Is The Thing, Dan Ben-Amos Jan 1998

The Name Is The Thing, Dan Ben-Amos

Departmental Papers (NELC)

During the 1996 annual meeting of the American Folklore Society (AFS), several folklorists called for the replacement of the term folklore with one that would better represent current activities in the filed and that would be free of any negative connotations. A new term would enable folklorists to center themselves in both scholarship and public affairs. In defense of folklore, the present article begins by comparing the addresses given at the celebration of the term's centennial and those delivered at its 150th anniversary. In the United States, where folklore has suffered the greatest damage, there is a correlation between ...


Tall Al-'Umayri And The Bible, Larry G. Herr Jan 1998

Tall Al-'Umayri And The Bible, Larry G. Herr

Journal of the Adventist Theological Society

No abstract provided.


"A Performer-Centered Study Of Narration: A Review Article", Review Of Linda Dégh, Narratives In Society: A Performer-Centered Study Of Narration, Dan Ben-Amos Jan 1998

"A Performer-Centered Study Of Narration: A Review Article", Review Of Linda Dégh, Narratives In Society: A Performer-Centered Study Of Narration, Dan Ben-Amos

Departmental Papers (NELC)

An Hungarian in America, Linda Dégh lives the ideal of a Malinowskian fieldworker. After immigrating to the United States and joining the faculty of the famous Folklore Institute at Indiana University in the 60s, she has become a participant in and an observer of American life, conducting research among native Midwesterners and Hungarian immigrants in towns like Bloomington, Evansville, Indiana, as well as the highly industrial Calumet Region, particularly in Gary, Indiana. Dégh arrived in the United States as a mature and accomplished scholar, after conducting extensive field research in her native Hungary, and winning the coveted Pitré Prize in ...


Mission: Democracy, Sheila Carapico Jan 1998

Mission: Democracy, Sheila Carapico

Political Science Faculty Publications

Incumbent national leaders invite foreign election monitors only when it is in their interest to do so. Rarely is significant financial assistance "conditional" on holding elections, although it does improve a regime's image abroad to do so. For governments being observed, the trick is to orchestrate the process enough to win, but not enough to arouse observers' suspicions.


Agony Of The Innocents, Feisal Amin Istrabadi Jan 1998

Agony Of The Innocents, Feisal Amin Istrabadi

Articles by Maurer Faculty

No abstract provided.