Practices of Truth: An Ethnomethodological Inquiry Into Arab Contexts

John Benjamins (2011)
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Learning the truth: memorizing the Koran in an Egyptian kuttâb -- The context of truth practices: legislating the sharîa at the shopfloor level -- Telling the truth: the judge and the law in family matters -- The truth about oneself: three Arab channels and their self-presentation -- Speaking the truth: advocacy video clips against terror -- Narratives of truth: documenting the mind in a psychiatric hospital -- Conclusion: Truth: a matter of language game and practical achievement.
Keywords Truthfulness and falsehood  Truthfulness and falsehood Islam  Ethnology
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Call number BJ1428.A73.D87 2011
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