Reassembling democracy : : ritual as cultural resource / / edited by Graham Harvey, Michael Houseman, Sarah M. Pike and Jone Salomonsen.

"This book is the result of collaborations between international researchers who have focused on diverse processes of democratic participation-and exclusion-that are intimately involved with ritual acts and complexes. The main question integrating the collection concerns the ways in which the p...

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Place / Publishing House:London England : : Bloomsbury Academic,, 2020.
London : : Bloomsbury Publishing,, 2020
Year of Publication:2020
Physical Description:1 online resource (254 pages) :; digital, PDF file(s).
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Table of Contents:
  • 0. Introduction, Graham Harvey, Michael Houseman, Sarah Pike and Jone Salomonsen
  • Part One: Ritual and Democracy
  • 1. Improvising ritual, Ronald L. Grimes
  • 2. Hospitable democracy: Democracy and hospitality in times of crisis, Agnes Czajka
  • Part Two: Re-assembling communities
  • 3. Enchanting democracy: Facing the past in Mongolian shamanic rituals, Gregory Delaplace
  • 4. Indigenous rituals re-make the larger than human community, Graham Harvey
  • 5. Becoming autonomous together: Distanced intimacy in dances of self-discovery, Michael Houseman
  • 6. Walking pilgrimages to the Marian shrine of Ft̀ima in Portugal as democratic explorations, Anna Fedele
  • 7. The interreligious Choir of Civilizations: Politics of religious representation and ritual identity in Antakya (Antioch), Turkey, Jens Kreinath
  • Part Three: Commemoration and resistance
  • 8. The ritual powers of the weak: Democracy and public responses to the 22 July 2011 terrorist attacks on Norway, Jone Salomonsen
  • 9. The Flower actions: Interreligious funerals after the Uty̧a massacre, Ida Marie Hȩg
  • 10. Dealing with death in contemporary Western culture: A view from afar, Marika Moisseeff
  • 11. Reinvented rituals as medicine in contemporary Indigenous films: Maligluitt, Mahana, and Goldstone, Ken Derry