(6) James, The Day of Atonement, in THE SCAPEGOAT
, supra note 1, at 33.
for a Profession both contributes to wider sociological debates about the nature and power of professions in contemporary society and is one of the very few contemporary discussions of discipline and the professions in Australia.
Michiel Heyns rereads a century of realist fiction through a new and intriguing critical lens, one heavily influenced by Rene Girard's The Scapegoat
(Baltimore, MD, and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986).
The devil is the world's most notorious scapegoat
, taking the blame for humankind's worst sins.
Emotion, rather than reason, urges her judgement against Mary Crawford: one which requires the expulsion of the scapegoat
but leaves the community of values correspondingly straitened.
Do we find a scapegoat
and use it as an excuse to skate through the remainder of fiscal '92?
He added that "By forcing through pay cuts and seeking to increase pension contributions on top of heavy job losses, the Government is making public servants the scapegoat
for a financial crisis they played no part in causing."
For example, had another player not committed an error, walked or hit a batter, or given up a home run to extend an inning or the game, all results would have been different and those players marked as scapegoats
would never have been immortalized.
But even if the society never becomes fascist, the period of turmoil can be dangerous, since it is almost inevitable that someone will conclude that the most efficient solution is to kill the scapegoats
The history of societies which have focused their rage on scapegoats
designated by religious leaders, only to be destroyed themselves, teaches this lesson.
The predominant scapegoats
in the history of the United States have been black Americans.
TEACHING unions last night hit out at exam regulators for using them as "scapegoats
" for the lower grades achieved in GCSE English this year.
In California, the state where I live, high, ranking political opportunists have targeted nonwhite immigrants as scapegoats
for the state's grave economic problems.
He excuses the loutish behaviour of students by accusing Home Secretary Charles Clarke of making them "scapegoats
" in his campaign against yob behaviour.
"Managers are always the scapegoats
and I think Paul has lost his job on that basis."