Readings in ritual studies

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Book
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ISBN 10
0023472537 
ISBN 13
9780023472534 
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Publication Year
1996 
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Ritual.; Rituel. 
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xvi, 577 pages : 23 cm; Arrange me into disorder : fragments and reflections on ritual clowning / Barbara A. Babcock -- Constructing ritual / Catherine Bell -- Women's business is hard work : central Australian aboriginal women's love rituals / Diane Bell -- Political witch-hunt rituals / Albert Bergesen -- The function and transformation of ritual killing / Walter Burkert -- Women's stories, women's symbols : a critique of Victor Turner's theory of liminality / Caroline Walker Bynum -- Xunzi and Durkheim as theorists of ritual practice / Robert F. Campany -- Etching patriarchal rule : ritual dye, erotic potency, and Moroccan monarchy / M. Elaine Combs-Schilling -- Rite of return : circumcision in Morocco / Vincent Crapanzano -- The neurobiology of myth and ritual / Eugene G. D'Aquili and Charles D. Laughlin Jr. -- Ritual in the hospital : giving birth the American way / Robbie E. Davis-Floyd -- Dirt : purity and danger / Mary Douglas -- Transformation : the magic of ritual / Tom F. Driver -- Ritual, magic, and the sacred / Emile Durkheim -- Ritual and myth / Mircea Eliade -- The development of ritualization / Erik H. Erikson -- Obsessive actions and religious practices / Sigmund Freud -- Deep play : notes on the Balinese cockfight / Clifford Geertz -- Disenchantment : a religious abduction / Sam D. Gill -- Violence and the sacred : sacrifice / René Girard -- Ritual : ceremony and super-Sunday / Gregor T. Goethals -- Interaction ritual : deference and demeanor / Erving Goffman -- Ritual criticism and infelicitous performances / Ronald L. Grimes -- Holiday celebrations in Israeli kindergartens / Don Handelman and Lea Shamgar-Handelman -- "Ritual" in recent literary criticism : the elusive sense of community / Richard F. Hardin -- On ritual knowledge / Theodore W. Jennings Jr. -- Ritual, politics, and power / David I. Kertzer -- Women and ritual in family therapy / Joan Laird -- The effectiveness of symbols / Claude Lévi-Strauss -- Olympic games and the theory of spectacle in modern societies / John J. MacAloon -- Death in due time : construction of self and culture in ritual drama / Barbara G. Myerhoff -- Ritual structure in a Chicano dance / Manuel H. Peña -- The obvious aspects of ritual / Roy A. Rappaport -- Restoration of behavior / Richard Schechner -- Buddhism and abortion in contemporary Japan : Mizuko Kuyō and the confrontation with death / Bardwell Smith -- The bare facts of ritual / Jonathan Z. (Zittell) Smith -- The meaninglessness of ritual / Frits Staal -- A performative approach to ritual / Stanley J. Tambiah -- Liminality and communitas / Victor W. Turner -- Symbols in Ndembu ritual / Victor W. Turner -- Territorial passage and the classification of rites / Arnold van Gennep -- Consumption rituals of Thanksgiving day / Melanie Wallendorf and Eric J. Arnould -- Legal ritual / Peter A. Winn -- Appendix: Classification of the selections.; 
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33078187  
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