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into a riot based on religious sensitivities. 10. In the Islamic concept of talak, once the term has been used three times with intention, the marriage is nullified and the couple cannot reunite. Reconciliation is only allowed when the second marriage of the wife fails and she wants to reconcile with

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possible con- sensus and reconciliation: In spite of their concept of the state, the secular nationalists are not only acceptable as partners in dialog, since they did not depart from the ground of Islam, they are precisely needed as secularists for dialog and cooperation in the cultural project of the

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and people act according to class and gender interests. However, I want to explore the notion of the agent that is needed for a reconciliation of these two schools. Specifi cally, neither indi- vidualism, nor structuralism is simply assumed here. In this sense, then, the methodological innovation is

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.C. (2007) “Gender Earnings Differentials and Regional Economic Development in Urban China, 1988−97”. Review of Income and Wealth 53(1): 148−166. O’Connor, J.S. and R.J. Brym (1988) “Public Welfare Expenditure in OECD Countries: Towards a Reconciliation of Inconsistent Findings”. The British Journal of

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distance that exists between the object and the subject of sociological and political discourse. One such structure is the concept of the fringe community. The precise impact of colonialism on the objects of colonial desire resists complete reconciliation by the theoretical concerns of modern scholarship

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worsened the prospect of reconciliation among the Ambonese people (van Klinken, 2001:4; Trijono, 2001:47). In the aftermath of the Poka clash, tensions spread quickly through- out Ambon Island as the smoke of burnt houses could be seen easily by people at other locations. The next major clashes broke out

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between the two legal systems. It has to be differentiated here whether the categories of international law are used as a mere reference of explanation or whether the postulation of a reconciliation of siyar or Islamic law with modern legal concepts is intended. Th e later approach seems to encourage an

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reconciliation would contradict the ideal of pluralism, inasmuch as it would be tantamount to formulating a single theology to preside dominantly over the entire world. Instead, setting aside religious and theological differences would doubtless be of greater benefit. Pluralism accordingly conceived is manifest in

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rmation, or integration of concepts, symbols or practices of one religious tradition into another by a process of selection and reconciliation’ (Berlin, 1980:9, quoted in van der Veer, 1994:196). But the term itself is neither ‘transparent’ nor simply ‘descriptive’ (ibid. 196). Th e notion of ‘supposedly

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the borderland. In this region, they seek to promote national reconciliation and to restore democracy and human rights in Burma, apart from the prom- ulgation of a new constitution. As such, they cooperate with other political groups, such as the ABSDF and ethnic groups. Th e NLD opened a branch in

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