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Wherewithal of LifeEthics, Migration, and the Question of Well-Being$
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Michael Jackson

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780520276703

Published to California Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520276703.001.0001

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Emmanuel

Emmanuel

Chapter:
(p.14) Emmanuel
Source:
Wherewithal of Life
Author(s):

Michael Jackson

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520276703.003.0002

Meeting Emmanuel: history and biography; ambivalence and the primary bond; poverty, perversion, and adversity; comedy and tragedy; coping mechanisms; forbearance and endurance as virtues; migration as a mode of escape; fortuitous encounters and “heavenly interventions”; luck in life; “the ethical demand”; “the sovereign expressions of life.”

Keywords:   life histories, kinship and marriage, well-being, manhood, the ethical demand, the sovereign expressions of life

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