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Christian Suhr

trying to alleviate suffering rather than as spectators applying cultural, ritual, or religious truths’. Whyte's emphasis on the agency of people chimes with a wide range of medical anthropological studies that have aimed to destabilise all-encompassing structuralist models of healing in diverse ways (see e.g. Kleinman 1980, 1988 ; Mattingly 1998 : 46). The same push towards recognising the agency and creative powers of humans, rather than seeing them merely as passive recipients, is expressed in Alyson Callan's ( 2012 ) study of mental

in Descending with angels
Mark Doidge, Radosław Kossakowski, and Svenja Mintert

, have a leader (the capo) who heads a small decision-making group with individuals responsible for fundraising, recruitment and creative ideas. This structure evolved from formalised fan groups from Southern Europe in the 1950s. The group Torcida from Hajduk Split, for instance, can trace its history back to 1950, when some sailors witnessed the passionate fans at the World Cup in Brazil and decided to form a group of their own; consequently, they adopted the Portuguese term for supporters as the name of their group. Although they adopted a passionate type of support

in Ultras