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Chanan Gafni

talmudic scholarship, namely, misleading attributions in the Talmud. Repetitions in the Talmud: The Case of Rav Papa While exploring the Talmud, one immediately becomes aware of repetitive phrases or identical rulings employed by the same Amora in totally different contexts. Indeed, in some

Heidi R. Riggio, Joshua Uhalt, Brigitte K. Matthies, Theresa Harvey, Nya Lowden and Victoria Umana

explanations. People spontaneously and continually explain the world in seeking psychological control, with attributions influencing thoughts, feelings, and behaviors (Weiner, 2012). Explanations that highlight positivity, personal control, and coherent understanding are preferred and support feelings of well

Religion and Conflict Attribution

An Empirical Study of the Religious Meaning System of Christian, Muslim and Hindu Students in Tamil Nadu, India


Francis-Vincent Anthony, Christiaan (Chris) Hermans and C.J.A. (Carl) Sterkens

Religion can play a dual role with regard to conflict. It can promote either violence or peace. Religion and Conflict Attribution seeks to clarify the causes of religious conflict as perceived by Christian, Muslim and Hindu college students in Tamil Nadu, India. These students in varying degrees attribute conflict to force-driven causes, namely to coercive power as a means of achieving the economic, political or socio-cultural goals of religious groups. The study reveals how force-driven religious conflict is influenced by prescriptive beliefs like religious practice and mystical experience, and descriptive beliefs such as the interpretation of religious plurality and religiocentrism. It also elaborates on the practical consequences of the salient findings for the educational process.

Towards Dual or Multiple Attribution

The Strasbourg Court and the Liability of Contracting Parties’ Troops Contributed to the United Nations

Maria Canto Lopez

signal to Contracting Parties that having their troops act under the UN’s auspices is not tantamount to avoiding liability for violations of the Convention. Finally, this article examines the advantages for the Court that flow from the recognition that ‘dual or multiple attribution’ is not only a way to

Richard Hutch

Abstract: Attaching meaning to a person’s behavior is attribution theory. For example, is someone happy because the person is predisposed to look on the bright side of things or because something good happened? Is the “Hand of God” always at work in bringing about natural disasters, or is the cause

Applying the Rules of Attribution in Complex Scenarios

The Case of Partnerships among International Organizations

Paolo Palchetti

the harmful conduct of others; and the relevance of this problem is not restricted to responsibility based on an internationally wrongful act, since the same issue may also arise in relation to other, ‘softer’ forms of responsibility. 4 While the rules of attribution are well-established, they only

Tom Dannenbaum

on cme attribution and its recent trajectory. Part 4 identifies key features of where the law stands today and poses questions regarding the future of the doctrine in this domain. 2 The ilc Framework The ilc ’s work on attribution was articulated in its final form in several provisions

Donald Ostrowski

might be just the first things in this book. 1 Ruslan Grigor’evich Skrynnikov, the honorand of this volume, was vitally interested in questions concerning the attribution of works to Ivan Groznyi (1530–1584) and Andrei Kurbskii (d. 1583). During two research trips that I made to the Soviet Union

Bart Besamusca, Gareth Griffith, Matthias Meyer and Hannah Morcos

, if not constant, attribution of a text or a corpus of texts to an author (even if the same stories are also transmitted in forms where this author attribution is missing). Accordingly, we may ask: What are the functions and effects of author attributions, whether spurious or authentic, in multi

Nicole Lynn Henderson and William W. Dressler

, Much, Mahapatra, & Park, 1997). In this paper we will examine stigma attribution as a function both of cultural models of substance abuse and of more general moral foundations. 1 Cultural Models of Substance Use and Misuse Stigma was first characterized by Goffman (1963) as “the phenomenon whereby an