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Turner. " Turner takes the community's point of view and emphasizes those events which resolve disputes and restore social solidarity. Social scientists in general have given much less thought Page 8 to the nature of competition than to the mechanisms for conflict resolution. " 20 Bailey neglects social control, with all its implications. 21 His framework assumes one side must win and the other losemore, that at any given moment one side is winning and the other is losing. He refines his framework to make possible a better assessment of just what the score is at any point in time.
I originally carried out field-work research in a Transjordanian village over a full year in 1959-60. I intended to conduct an ethnographic study of a Sunni Muslim peasant community. D. " When I renamed to the same field-work milieu in 1965 and subsequently in 1996 and 1967, it was to fill in the ethnographic and social relational gaps of the earlier study. Specifically I aimed to examine more closely such topics as rural-urban migration, tribal law, and Islamic law and ethics in its local environmentthe village.
As he ascends, the proximity of the houses to each other increases, until at the top, below the cemetery and three-eighths of a mile from the entrance to the village, he is surrounded on either side of the narrow lane by houses abutting one another. Each of the surrounding hill villagesnamely, Khanzira, Abu el-Qein, and Tibnepresent the same aspect. They stand between one and two miles from Kufr al-Ma, separated from it by an expanse of cultivated land and one or more dry ravines. But significant differences in altitude exist between villages as the traveler moves from the northwest to the southeast.