If one assumes that the choice is embedded in a convergence of specific forms of power and meaning in the Jimi road system, then the practices of mobility of my consociates
assume the character of an ethnic strategy in civic space.
As the abortion case severely demonstrates through its deep value chasm, the morality of pluralism, and the legitimacy described by discursive legalism restricts the range of instances where legal consociates
in a form of life can be genuinely considered both the authors and addressees of their own laws.
To argue that the here-and-now reality of fieldwork experience in anthropological writings is in lack is to presume that Schutz's ontological break exists such that the observer consciously denies the world of consociates
and deliberately exerts his/her authority to textualize the experience of the other at a distance, both temporally and spatially--"within the world of contemporaries.
are the site where a rational will can take shape, then the legitimacy of law ultimately depends on a communicative arrangement: as participants in rational discourses, consociates
under law must be able to examine whether a contested norm meets with, or could meet with, the agreement of all those affected" (1996, 103-4).
Similarly, the disruption of the region's indigenous 'promise [arranged] marriage' practices led to new affinal patterns that weakened customary ties between 'countrymen' (Chase 1980), intermarrying sets of consociates
whose 'clan' areas were spatially proximate to one another.
Rather, rights are understood as those very general norms that regulate the interaction of consociates
in the practice of their communicative freedoms.
In front of friends, families, sisters and other consociates
, the new consociate
expresses his or her desire to belong to the community along with the gifts he or she brings and his or her expectations from the community.
The deceased, however, had a major surprise in store for his living consociates
I will be proposing that such modes of agreement between Aboriginal people and their non-indigenous consociates
have occurred in the past 100 years.
Arguments between people over land based identities can cause schisms between long term consociates
, breaking up well established gambling schools, determining who one drinks with, causing people to abruptly leave time-honoured residences.
She undoubtedly sees herself as Ngarrindjeri, she writes of her kin, especially those in the generation above hers, and their consociates
, and many of them are pictured in her book.
The healing ritual has no such aims, but addresses two dimensions of that life-world in which both people and spirits dwell as consociates
who share their intersubjective time.