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The Goldfish and Little Red Riding Hood: Characters and their Combinations in Fairy Tale Jokes and Parodies

Modern Anti-Fairy Tales. – Tradition and Innovation in Folk Literature . Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1–44. Mieder Wolfgang. 1993. Fairy-Tale Allusions in Modern German Aphorisms. – The Reception of Grimms’ Fairy Tales: Responses, Reactions, Revisions , edited by Donald Haase. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 149–166. DOI: . Olrik, Axel. 1992. Principles for Oral Narrative Research. Folklore studies in translation , translated by Kirsten Wolf and Jody Jensen. Bloomington, IN

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Negotiation of Legitimacy of Witch-Finders in Lusaka


The article aims at legal and illegal activities of Lusaka´s traditional healers within the system of traditional medicine which is primarily anchored in the constitution of traditional healers´ associations. It primarily focuses on witch-finders, whose social status, professional position and authority is constantly negotiated within the formal and informal sector of traditional medicine. Since the late 1990s, the quest for services of traditional healers specialised in witch-finding has gained popularity, particularly amongst the impoverished Lusaka compound-dwellers. Due to the increasing public violence against those denoted as witches, the activities of witch-finders were officially banned by the Witchcraft Act in 1995 and this profession is not officially recognised by the Constitution of Traditional Health Practitioners Association of Zambia (THAPAZ). In spite of the prohibition, there remain many witch-finders in Lusaka who practise witch-finding secretly, in order not to commit an offence they do not openly denounce the name of an alleged witch. Their authority and credibility is threatened by many “official” as well as “unofficial” competitors in the city and it must be constantly reaffirmed and negotiated by introducing innovations. The ability to keep clients and to gain a good reputation thus depends on the originality of their diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. At the same time witch-finders must counter diverse obstacles and uncertainties resulting from their illegal status within the sector of traditional medicine. The author analyses tactics that Lusaka´s witch-finders have developed and employed to negotiate their social status, credibility and authority visà-vis the competition from the “official” traditional healers.

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The Romanian Pension System Reforms: Evidences from Legislative Roll Call Analysis

Europe. Politics, policies and outcomes . London and New York: Routledge Taylor, pp. 87-107. Myles, J., & Pierson, P. (2001). The comparative political economy of pension reform. In P. Pierson (ed.): The new politics of the welfare state . Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 322-323. Orenstein, M. A. (2003). Mapping the diffusion of pension innovation. In R. Holzmann, M. A. Orenstein & M. Rutkowski (eds.): Pension Reform in Europe: Process and Progress (). Washington: The World Bank, pp. 171-193. Poole, K. T. (2005). Spatial models

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Alternative Forms of Spirituality and the Socialization of a Self-Enhancing Subjectivity: Features of the Post-Secular Religious Space in Contemporary Romania

2 This work was supported by a grant of the Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research and Innovation, CNCS - UEFISCDI, project number PN-II-RU-TE-2014-4-2515. REFERENCES Adorno, T. (1994). The Stars Down to Earth and Other Essays on the Irrational in Culture . Abingdon: Routledge. Asad, T. (2003). Formations of the Secular: Christianity, Islam, Modernity . Stanford: Stanford University Press. Asad, T. (2009). Genealogies of Religion: Discipline and Reasons of Power in Christianity and Islam . Baltimore: JHU Press

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Practices and Changes in Public Nutrition in Slovakia During the Period of Construction of Socialism

Dumplings? The attitudes of nutritionists on innovations and traditions in Czech food consumption in the 1950s and 1960s]. Praha. HLAVOVÁ, V. (2006): Rok 1948 - rok zlomu v agrárnej politike štátu. [1948 - The Turning Point in the State Agrarian Policy]. In. Jan Pešek a kol.: Kapitolami najnovších slovenských dejín. Bratislava. HRUBÁ, M. (1964): Polotovary v naší kuchyni. [Intermediate Products in Our Kitchen]. In. Výživa lidu, 19, No. 8. JIRÁSEK, Z. - ŠŮLA, J. (1992): Velká peněžní loupež v Československu 1953 aneb 50

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Personal and Spiritual Development in Contemporary Romania: In Search of Ambivalence

2 This work was supported by a grant of the Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research and Innovation, CNCS - UEFISCDI, project number PN-II-RU-TE-2014-4-2515. REFERENCES Binkley, S. (2009). The Work of Neoliberal Governmentality: Temporality and Ethical Substance in the Tale of Two Dads. Foucault Studies (6):60. Binkley, S. (2011). Happiness, positive psychology and the program of neoliberal governmentality. Subjectivity 4:371–394. Bondi, L. (2005). Working the spaces of neoliberal subjectivity: Psychotherapeutic

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Visualisation of Intangible Data of the Cultural Heritage in Field Research and Hermeneutic Analysis

: SAGE Publications, pp.94-114. RHISIART, M. (2012b): JPI Cultural Heritage and Global Change, Report on Drivers of Change and the Future of Cultural Heritage. Paris: Centre for Research in Futures and Innovation, University of Glamorgan, UK with CM International University, research report. PETERKOVÁ, J. (2003): The Role of Cultural Heritage in the Process of Mutual Communication and Creation of Consciousness of Common Cultural Identity. In. Kakanien Revisited. [Online] 20th August 2003. http

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The Quest for the Spiritual Self: Anti-Capitalist and Neo-Liberal Forms of Spirituality in Contemporary Romania

2 This work was supported by a grant of the Romanian National Authority for Scientific Research and Innovation, CNCS - UEFISCDI, project number PN-II-RU-TE-2014-4-2515. REFERENCES Berger, P. (1967). The sacred canopy: Elements of a sociological theory of religion . New York: Anchor Books. Bruce, S. (2002). God is dead: Secularization in the West. Oxford: Blackwell. Bonewits, I. (2005). What Neo-pagans Believe or Neo-pagan Polytheology 101. [online] Available at: [Accessed 01

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Exogenous Cultural Change in the Background of the Generational Change: The Case from Papua New Guinea

. (1997). Kinship . Oxford: Blackwell. Probyn-Rapsey, F. (2013). Made to Matter: White Fathers, Stolen Generations . Sydney Sydney University Press. Rogers, E. M. (2003). Diffusion of innovations (5 th ed.). New York: Free Press. Rose, T. (2015). The End of Average . New York: Harper One. Ryan, P. (2015). Fear Drive my Feet . Melbourne: The Text Publishing Company. Rylands, M. W. S. (1945). Patrol report n. 23 of 1944/45. Accession n. 496. Port Moresby: National Archives of Papua New Guinea. Sarvasy, H. (2017). A Grammar of

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