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By Philip C. Parnell, Stephanie C. Kane

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The adjustments which are engulfing the area today--the fall of realms and dictatorships, migrations and border crossings, revolution, democratization, and the overseas unfold of capital--call for brand spanking new methods to the topic of crime. Anthropologists interact various ways to resolution that decision in Crime’s strength . Their view of crime extends into the intimacies of way of life as conflict transforms own identities, the violence of a serial killer inhabits work, and because the believe of imprisonment finds society's potentials. relocating past the fixities of legislation, this e-book explores the character of crime as an expression of energy around the spectrum of human modifications.

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The Q’eqchi’ believe that everything has an owner, whether it be possessed legally, spiritually, or physically. Q’eqchi’ morality enforces that people pay respect to these owners. Thus, when people want to sow their fields, build a house, or cut down a tree, they must ask permission from Tzuultaq’a, the true owner of the land, through ritual and sacrifice. This is someone’s debt (c’as). When someone offers the mountain spirit copal pom, a chicken, or candles, s/he repays the individual by providing for them.

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