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Alaí Reyes-Santos

migrants, they have not been forced to migrate, they are nevertheless faced with the prospects of chronic poverty—limited or no access to water, electricity, education, food, health care, or a living wage—without much hope for a better future in the Dominican Republic. “Choosing between chronic poverty and

Daniel Cosacchi

Translated by Robert R. Barr, J. Matthew Ashley, and Margaret Wilde. Maryknoll, ny : Orbis Books, 2016. Pp. xi + 243. Pb, $24. This is a most versatile book. In one sense, it is incredibly informative, since the author of the text, Jon Sobrino, S.J., is among the most significant living

Holly Ackerman

they were detained in a state of uncertainty for nine months before a clear resolution of their situation was announced. The book provides a nice balance between historical context and oral testimony on each of these points. Readers will come away with a clear sense of daily life in the camps and the

A Time of Normalcy

Javanese ‘Coolies’ Remember the Colonial Estate

Nicole Lamb

article derive from a larger collection of oral history interviews recorded in 2010 with former Javanese estate workers in Kayu Aro. In 2010, I spent nine months living on the tea estate and recording the life narratives of two generations of elderly villagers, their stories collectively encapsulating the

Komalsingh Rambaree and Stefan Sjöberg

Introduction Work is a source not only of wealth, but also of health. Workplaces are one of the most important determinants of health (Masanotti & Briziarelli, 2010). Within this context, several employers (such as the University of Gävle) have made a commitment to health-promoting work-life. Work-life

Adriaan S. Van Klinken

suffers a violent attack. The incident makes him realize that he is living a dangerous life. In retrospect, he considers his former life dangerous because of two reasons. First is the high susceptibility to violence and other dangers. Here Robert also points at the risk of HIV infection: ‘My involvement

Philip Endean

opened up, and in one sense radicalizing his procedures. But they are also selling Rahner’s achievement short. Kolozs’s work is a biographical treatment of the whole of Rahner’s life, one that a German-speaking broader public will find helpful if they can overcome the austerely academic typography. The

Eduardo Marone and Luis Marone

for the rules of justice, which are normative human conventions that promote public utility, because humans are motivated by a variety of passions, both generous and ungenerous. But these rules of justice will promote the necessary framework to benefit most of the people and even all of humankind, in


Horst J. Helle

tangible one. That is why the ancestors’ invisible life is ritually worshiped by their living offspring. Apart from this consideration – which may explain the special social position of women who change family membership, in comparison to males in China who do not – as a result of the patrilineal


Mauricio Dimant

On 15 April 1559 (“twenty-eight days in the month of Nisan”), Yehiel Nissim da Pisa published Hayye Olam ( Eternal Life ), a treatise on the social implications of money practices on Jewish life, especially the use of interest in the circuit of payment. 1 He explained his reasons for writing the