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From Process to Procedure. Elders' Mediation and Formality in Central Ethiopia.

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Main Author: Nicolas, Andrea.
Published: Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz Verlag, 2014.
Series: Äthiopistische Forschungen.
Topics: Mediation - Ethiopia. | Ethnology - Ethiopia. | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
Regions: Ethiopia - Social conditions. | Ethiopia.
Genres: Electronic books.
Online Access: JSTOR EBA - Full text online
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Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Four Anthropological Discourses; 1.1 Mediation; 1.2 Elders; 1.3 Ritual; 1.4 Technique; 2 Methodology of the Book; 2.1 The Analysis of Communication; 2.2 From Process to Procedure; 2.3 Genesis, Change and Exchange; 2.4 Fieldwork and Data Processing; 3 The Research Area: Adaʼa Liiban in Eastern Šäwa, Ethiopia; 3.1 Geography, History and Administration; 3.2 Ethnic and Religious Setting; 3.3 Social Organisation, Economy and Settlement Patterns; Part I: The Institution of Eldership; I.1 Elders as Social Group; I.2 Elders as Problem-Solving Institution.
I.3 A Shared ComplexPart II: Procedure in Mediation; II. 1 The Process; II. 1.1 Actors and Parties; II. 1.2 Mediators and Judges; II. 1.3 Ideology and the Aim of Mediation; II. 1.4 Sequences and Phases; II. 2 Procedures of Mediation; II. 2.1 Categories of Procedures; II. 2.1.1 Marriage; II. 2.1.2 Bride-abduction; II. 2.1.3 Beating and Injury; II. 2.1.4 Homicide; II. 2.2 Formal Implications; Part III: Ritual and Communication; III. 1. Religious Legitimation, Symbol and Ritual; III. 1.1 Religious Legitimation; III. 1.2 Symbols of Social and Religious Power; III. 1.2.1 Clothing as Status Emblem.
III. 1.2.2 Insignia of AuthorityIII. 1.2.3 Symbols of Worldly and Divine Power; III. 1.3 Ritual Components in Mediation Procedures; III. 1.3.1 Formulas in Action; III. 1.3.2 Fortune and Success; III. 1.3.3 Materialised Blessings; III. 1.4 Ritual and Reconciliation; III. 2 Communication in Procedure; III. 2.1 Principle of Substitution: Avoidance but Contact; III. 2.2 Meaning of Places; III. 2.3 Placing People: Constellations of Power and Affiliation; III. 2.4 Rhetoric and Speech; III. 2.4.1 Expressions of Superiority; III. 2.4.2 Rhetorics of Guilt.
III. 2.4.3 Safe Way of Expressing It: Formulaic Speech and Old WordsIII. 2.4.4 Help and Warning: Elders' Advice; III. 2.5 Body Language; III. 2.6 Timing, Time-frame and the Right Order; III. 3 Efforts and Means; Part IV: The Question of Power; IV. 1 Negotiation and the Application of Judgement; IV. 2 Other Instances and Institutions; IV. 3 Elders' Power and its Limits; Conclusions; Bibliography; Sources; Participant Observation; Interviews; Cases; Informants; Transcription Table.

Table of Contents for: From Process to Procedure. Elders' Media