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410 pages ; 22 cm
  • Vorwort
  • Eine neue Zeit kündigt sich an bis 1900
  • Hauptmann und Guttzeit
  • Nietzsche
  • Tolstoi
  • Monte Verità, Ascona und Lago Maggiore
  • Gemeinschaft (Streit) 1900
  • Aufbruch (Berg) 1901
  • Balabiott 1902
  • Haus (Hütte) 1903 und 1904
  • Tod 1905 und 1906
  • Sex 1907 und 1908
  • Krise 1909 und 1910
  • Beziehungen 1911 und 1912
  • Sprache (Gespräche) 1913
  • Körper (Tanz) 1914
  • Geld 1915 und 1916
  • Träume (Fest) 1917
  • Inseln 1918 und 1919
  • Rosen in einem fremden Garten 1920
  • Dank und Nachwort.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xx, 204 pages ; 24 cm
  • Prologue: Blogging Bliss and Public Anthropology Part One: Blogging Politics in the Age of Trump 1. Politics in a Culture of Ignorance (March 2011) 2. Anti-Anti Science (March 2011) 3. Class Illusions (September 2011) 4. Social Engineering and the Politics of Ignorance (July 2012) 5. Racing Away from Ferguson and the Challenge of Education (December 2014) 6. Big Man Bibi (March 2015) 7. The Anthropology of Trump: Myth, Illusion, and Celebrity Culture (March 2016) 8. The Return of the Plague: An Open Letter to Our Students (November 2016) 9. Revisiting the Anthropology of Trump: Anthropology and the Power of Culture (November 2016) 10. Going Public: Resistance in the Age of Trump (January 2017) 11. Who Is the Enemy of the People? (March 2017) 12. Budgeting Social Darwinism (March 2017) Part Two: Blogging Social Science: The Challenge of Going Public 13. The Limited Good of Rick Scott's Anthropology (October 2011) 14. The Face of Poverty in America (February 2012) 15. The Social Life of Music-in Mali (May 2013) 16. Narrative and the Future of the Social Sciences (December 2013) 17. Welcome to the Anthropocene (November 2014) 18. Alice Goffman and the Future of Ethnography (June 2015) 19. In Defense of Ethnography (August 2015) 20. Terrorism: A Challenge for the Social Sciences (December 2015) 21. Fast Culture in the Age of Trump (June 2017) 22. Slow Anthropology in the Age of Trump (June 2017) Part Three: Blogging Higher Education: A Public Defense of Scholarship 23. Winter Break (December 2011) 24. Waging War on Higher Education (May 2012) 25. Higher Education's Train to Nowhere (September 2013) 26. A 2014 Challenge for the Social Sciences (January 2014) 27. Kafka on Campus (March 2014) 28. The Brave New World of Campus Life (April 2014) 29. Magical Mentors (May 2014) 30. We're Number One (August 2014) 31. A Letter from the Underground of The Castle (September 2014) Part Four: Blogging Media in the Era of Fast News 32. Media Matters in Africa (January 2012) 33. Joseph Kony and the Other Africa (March 2012) 34. Media Myopia and the Image of Africa (August 2013) 35. Message from Mali (March 2015) Part Five: Blogging Well-Being: Finding Your Way in Troubled Times 36. Living with Cancer (February 2011) 37. Remission Rites (February 2014) 38. Remiss About Remission (April 2015) 39. Well-Being in the World (February 2015) 40. A Path Toward Well-Being (February 2016) Epilogue: Anthropology and Popular Media Works Cited Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781487594930 20180530
Paul Stoller has been writing a popular blog for the Huffington Post since 2011. Blogging, says Stoller, allows him to bring an anthropological perspective to contemporary debates, but it also makes him a better writer: snappier, more concise, and more focused on the connection he wants to make with readers. In this collection of selected blog posts, Stoller models good writing while sharing his insights on politics (including the emergence of "Trumpism" and the impact of ignorance on US political practices), higher education, social science, media, and well-being. In the process, he discusses the changing nature of scholarly communication and the academy's need for greater public engagement.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781487594930 20180530
Green Library
xi, 253 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Preface Part I The Focal Catalytic Coalition Model 1. Advocating for the Poor Through State and National Coalitions 2. NCRC and the Issues that Emerge from Defending the Community Reinvestment Act 3. NLIHC and the Issues that Emerge from the National Housing Trust Fund Campaign Part II Mobilizing and Informing Members 4. Mobilization: Building a Foundation for Coalition Action 5. The Power of Information and Information as Power Part III Advocacy and Lobbying Efforts to Bring About Policy Changes 6. The Tools of Coalition Advocacy: Working with the Mass Media to Frame Issues 7. Techniques of Influencing Legislators and Regulators 8. Lobbying in Person 9. Legislative and Regulatory Agency Hearings 10. Other Forms of Political Pressure Part IV Bringing It All Together at the Annual Meeting 11. What Annual Conferences Accomplish 12. Encounters with Elected and Regulatory Officials at the National Conference 13. Reflections on the Theory and Practice of Coalition Advocacy Appendix: Methodological Approach.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138563810 20180514
This book portrays how small, geographically dispersed, and progressive social change and social service organizations working within a coalition can influence national-level social policies. Based on extensive empirical research on two national organizations and their local affiliates, one focusing on affordable housing and the other working to protect lower-income communities, this book shows the ways in which professionally staffed organizations that coordinate coalitions come about, and describes their work to mobilize coalition members to lobby and advocate, providing information, analysis and instruction to facilitate such action and, in so doing, becoming the public voice for the social change efforts of coalitions. Advocacy for Social Change details the characteristics of these organizations that the author has labeled as focal catalytic coalition organizations and then provides numerous examples of campaigns led by them on affordable housing and economic justice; campaigns that illustrate tactics that other social change organizations can emulate. As such, it will appeal to scholars of sociology with interests in social problems, social action, political sociology, urban studies, community development and organizing while extending the literature on interest group lobbying.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138563810 20180514
Green Library
xix, 191 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Chapter 1: Introduction Martin Leiner and Christine Schliesser.- Chapter 2: Introduction to Negotiation Martin Leiner.- Chapter 3 Justice in Negotiations and Conflict Resolution Rudolf Schuessler.- Chapter 4: Beyond Official Negotiations: The Experience of the Community of Sant'Egidio Cesare Zucconi.- Chapter 5: Understanding `Resistance' to Transitional Justice Julie Bernath, Adou Djane Dit Fatogoma, and Briony Jones.- Chapter 6: Introduction to Gender and Religion David P. Gushee.- Chapter 7: Made for Goodness? Women, Ethnic Conflict, and Reconciliation Carolina Rehrmann.- Chapter 8: Religious Dimensions in Conflict Transformation: A Tentative Approach Towards a Reconciliation Methodology Richard Friedli.- Chapter 9: A Critical Realist Engagement with Glen Stassen's `Just Peacemaking' Approach David P. Gushee.- Chapter 10: Introduction to Reconciliation and Forgiveness Christine Schliesser.- Chapter 11: Forgiveness is `The Wrong Word': Empathic Repair and the Potential for Human Connection in the Aftermath of Historical Trauma Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela.- Chapter 12: Alternative and Innovative Approaches to Reconciliation: A South African Perspective Christo Thesnaar.- Chapter 13: The Politics of Reconciliation in Post-Genocide Rwanda Christine Schliesser.- Chapter 14: Introduction to the Arts Mary Zournazi.- Chapter 15: Genocide, Memory, and the Arts: Memorial Projects in Rwanda of `Upright Men' and `The Garden of Memory' Bruce Clarke.- Chapter 16: A Notebook on Peace: Reflections on Cinema and Perception Mary Zournazi.- Chapter 17: Conclusion: From Conflict Resolution to Reconciliation Martin Leiner.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319583587 20171211
This edited volume brings together alternative and innovative approaches in conflict resolution. With traditional military intervention repeatedly leading to the transformation of entire regions into zones of instability and violence (Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria), the study of alternative and less violent approaches to conflict resolution has become imperative. Four approaches are presented here: negotiation, religion and gender, reconciliation and forgiveness, and the arts. This volume contains the insights and experiences of fourteen internationally renowned scholars and practitioners from different contexts. Can forgiveness help heal relationships in post-apartheid South Africa? How can art assist dealing with `unrememberable' events such as the genocide in Rwanda? What transformational resources do women offer in contexts of massive human rights violations? The aim here is twofold: to provide and encourage critical reflection of the approaches presented here and to explore concrete improvements in conflict resolution strategies. In its interdisciplinary and international outlook, this work combines the tried-and-tested approaches from conflict resolution experts in academia, NGOs and civil society, making it an invaluable tool for academics and practitioners alike.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319583587 20171211
Green Library
xxiv, 227 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • List of Illustrations Preface Acknowledgments PART ONE. CONTEMPORARY CONCERNS 1. Popular Hazards-- or, How We Insist Similar Social Problems Are Different 2. American Nightmares-- or, Why Sociologists Hate the American Dream Written with David Schweingruber PART TWO. CONSTRUCTING FUTURE PROBLEMS 3. Evaluating Predictions-- or, How to Compare the Maya Calendar, Social Security, and Climate Change 4. Future Talk-- or, How Slippery Slopes Shape Concern PART THREE. LOOKING BACKWARD AND BEYOND SOCIOLOGY 5. Memories as Problems-- or, How to Reconsider Confederate Flags and Other Symbols of the Past Written with Lawrence T. Nichols 6. Economicization-- or, Why Economists Get More Respect Than Sociologists Afterword: The Future of American Nightmares References Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780520296350 20171218
In an accessible and droll style, best-selling author Joel Best shines a light on how we navigate these anxious, insecure social times. While most of us still strive for the American Dream-to graduate from college, own a home, work toward early retirement-recent generations have been told that the next generation will not be able to achieve these goals, that things are getting-or are on the verge of getting-worse. In American Nightmares, Best addresses the apprehension that we face every day as we are bombarded with threats that the social institutions we count on are imperiled. Our schools are failing to teach our kids. Healthcare may soon be harder to obtain. We can't bank on our retirement plans. And our homes-still the largest chunk of most people's net worth-may lose much of their value. Our very way of life is being threatened! Or is it? With a steady voice and keen focus, Best examines how a culture develops fears and fantasies and how these visions are created and recreated in every generation. By dismantling current ideas about the future, collective memory, and sociology's marginalization in the public square, Best sheds light on how social problems-and our anxiety about them-are socially constructed.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780520296350 20171218
Green Library
228 pages ; 24 cm.
Green Library
vi, 238 pages ; 24 cm.
Green Library
xvi, 187 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
  • 1. Introduction: Art as Language, Utopia as Discourse 2. Activism as a Place: The British Anti-Roads Movement and the Squatted Street of Claremont Road 3. The Reclaim the Streets Protest Parties in London 4. Interlude: The Globalization of the Aesthetics of Protest 5. Disobedience as an Urban Form: The Acampadasol in Madrid 6. Notes Towards a Conclusion Chronology of Events Glossary Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319714219 20180508
This book analyses the aesthetic and utopian dimensions of various activist social movements in Western Europe since 1989. Through a series of case studies, it demonstrates how dreams of a better society have manifested themselves in contexts of political confrontation, and how artistic forms have provided a language to express the collective desire for social change. The study begins with the 1993 occupation of Claremont Road in east London, an attempt to prevent the demolition of homes to make room for a new motorway. In a squatted row of houses, all available space was transformed and filled with elements that were both aesthetic and defensive - so when the authorities arrived to evict the protestors, sculptures were turned into barricades. At the end of the decade, this kind of performative celebration merged with the practices of the antiglobalisation movement, where activists staged spectacular parallel events alongside the global elite's international meetings. As this book shows, social movements try to erase the distance that separates reality and political desire, turning ordinary people into creators of utopias. Squatted houses, carnivalesque street parties, counter-summits, and camps in central squares, all create a physical place of these utopian visions.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319714219 20180508
Green Library
vii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Green Library
xiii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Chapter 1: Introduction.- Chapter 2: Generational Learning and Foreign Policy.- Chapter 3: Deterrence: A Political and Psychological Critique.- Chapter 4: Lessons of World War I.- Chapter 5: Lessons of the Cold War.- Chapter 6: How are Conflicts Resolved?.- Chapter 7: Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319560922 20171017
This book recapitulates and extends Ned Lebow's decades' long research on conflict management and resolution. It updates his critique of conventional and nuclear deterrence, analysis of reassurance, and the conditions in which international conflicts may be amenable to resolution, or failing that, a significant reduction in tensions. This text offers a holistic approach to conflict management and resolution by exploring interactions among deterrence, reassurance, and diplomacy, and how they might most effectively be staged and combined.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319560922 20171017
Green Library
vi, 276 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Bedeutende Daten : Einführende Überlegungen / Thorben Mämecke, Jan-Hendrik Passoth und Josef Wehner
  • Modelle, Techniken und Praktiken der Verdatung
  • Big Data als Boundary Objects : zur medialen Epistemologie von Daten / Ramón Reichert
  • Plattformen zwischen regulativen Modellen und dezentralen Praxen / Ralf Adelmann
  • Listen, Daten, Algorithmen : Ordnungsformen des Digitalen / Jan-Hendrik Passoth und Josef Wehner
  • Verdatet werden
  • "Data should be cooked with care" : Digitale Kartographie zwischen Akkumulation und Aggregation / Theo Röhle
  • Pleasing Little Sister : Big Data und Social Media Surveillance / Jutta Weber
  • Die Verdatung des Glücks : Varianten reflexiver Mediatisierung in den sozialen Welten des kommerziellen Glücksspiels / Gerd Möll
  • Stochastically Modelling the User : Systemtheoretische Überlegungen zur 'Personalisierung' der Werbekommunikation durch Algorithmen / Florian Muhle
  • Popularität statt Relevanz? Die journalistische Orientierung an Online-Nutzungsdaten / Silke Fürst
  • Sich selbst verdaten
  • Leibschreiben : zur medialen Repräsentation des Körperleibes im Feld der Selbstvermessung / Uwe Vormbusch und Karolin Kappler
  • Reflexive Selbstverwissenschaftlichung : eine empirische Analyse der digitalen Selbstvermessung / Nicole Zillien und Gerrit Fröhlich
  • Daten statt Worte?! Bedeutungsproduktion in digitalen Selbstvermessungspraktiken / Stefanie Duttweiler.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xi, 185 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Chapter 1 - What is Social Inequality? Chapter 2 - What does Identity have to do with Inequality? Chapter 3 - How does Identity Contribute to the Reproduction of Inequality? Chapter 4 - How is Identity Used to Resist Inequality? Chapter 5 - What is the Relationship between Micro and Macro Inequality?
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781538100561 20170907
We may think we control our own destinies, but who we are, how we think, what we feel, and how we act are shaped by multiple, intersecting identities that have different amounts of power and value in our society. Being Unequal explores how identity categories associated with race, class, gender, and sexuality help shape inequality. This concise and accessible book asks: How is identity experienced? How does identity help reproduce inequality? How does identity help resist inequality? What is the relationship between micro and macro inequality-in other words, how do our personal experiences shape larger social forces? Being Unequal argues that identities matter because they are a critical part of a complex social process in which everyday interactions contribute to larger systems of structural inequality. By recognizing the links between identity and inequality, Being Unequal also highlights the power of collective action to resist and oppose domination and exploitation. Filled with engaging real-world examples ranging from the social construction of momentary high school cliques to the emergence of momentous social movements, Being Unequal is a powerful introduction to social identities and the ways they shape our world.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781538100561 20170907
Green Library
xiii, 139 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Introduction-- Part I: Performing Social Justice-- Chapter 1. Expanding the Circle of Us Chapter 2. Locating Betweener Autoethnographies in Qualitative Inquiry-- Part II: Betweener Autoethnographies-- Chapter 3. Betweenness in Writing and Performativity Chapter 4. Betweenness in Systemic Exclusion Chapter 5. Betweenness in Decolonizing Inquiry-- Part III: Contemporary Issues on Us versus Them-- Chapter 6. Betweener Autoethnographies Chapter 7. Traveling Identities Chapter 8. Activism through Decolonizing Inquiry-- References.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138560154 20180618
How do we persuade people that we all have common experiences and hopes? That we are ever more dependent on each other in times of globalization via technology, commerce, climate change, and overpopulation? How do we move from an "Us and Them" mentality to simply "Us"? In this book, a follow-up to their first book Betweener Talk, the authors share autoethnographies about being and doing scholarship as betweeners searching for inclusivity. The authors have witnessed an escalation of division in their native Brazil and in the USA, as well as in South America more broadly and Europe - places that had been making steady, albeit slow, progress toward greater inclusion. The book explores identity, interactions, existence, and possibilities in the spaces between "Us" and "Them" to help current and future generations imagine a more inclusive way of living - as Us. It is about how two Third World scholars think the Postcolonial/Decolonizing discourse - with a performance studies lens - can further notions of inclusive social justice through scholarship borne out of lived oppression and the struggle for humanization. It is a union of two authors who, in their own words "have been close friends since our youth, both captivated by Paulo Freire's notion of education and social transformation through a praxis of conscientizacao (conscientization), but who experienced life growing up at opposite ends of the social class spectrum. Early through love and later through theory, we have come to viscerally inhabit and embrace our betweener identities in scholarship and daily lives, breaking the distance between us and the paradigms that attempt to separate political, personal, and professional life." The authors' hope is that their own and other betweener autoethnographies can contribute to the larger qualitative inquiry global movement and its central goal: marching together toward ever greater social justice.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138560154 20180618
Green Library
xvii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Beyond Sociology: An Introduction and an Invitation.- The Concept of Society: Beyond the Socio-Centric and Atman-Centric Predicament.- Beyond Sociology: Cultivating an Ontological Epistemology of Participation.- Deep Sociology.- Inferential Dialectics: On Dialectical Reasoning in Critical Social Science and the Sociocultural World.- Moral Consciousness and Communicative Action: From Discourse Ethics to Spiritual Transformations.- Beyond Sociology: Mysticism and Society.- Confucian Self-Transformation as an Alternative Sociology: Meaningful Action vs. Performance with Differential Profoundity.- Structure, Agency and Victimization: On the Ethics of Scientific Writing.- With and Beyond Plurality of Standpoints: Sociology and the Sadhana of Multi-Valued Logic and Living.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789811066405 20180213
This book explores the contours of a transformational sociology which seeks to reconsider the horizons of sociological imagination. It questions accepted modernist assumptions such as the equation of society and nation-state, the dualism of individual and society and that of ontology and epistemology. Arguing that contemporary sociology suffers from what Ulrich Beck calls the Nato-like fire power of western sociology, it argues that sociology has to open itself to transcivilizational dialogues and planetary conversations about self, culture and society. The book also challenges scholars to go beyond a privileging of the post-traditional telos of modernist sociology and puts forward a foundational interrogation of modernist sociology. It underscores the limitations of established conventions of sociology and considering an alternative sociology based upon Confucian vision and practice of self-transformation. This collection offers a way to go beyond dominant structures of modern sociology and contemporary dominant ways of thinking about and doing sociology helping us cultivate a transdisciplinary sociology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789811066405 20180213
Green Library
xxxv, 230 pages : map ; 22 cm.
  • 1. Daring to Conceptualize the Black Social Economy Caroline Shenaz Hossein2. Revisiting Ideas and Ideologies in African American Social Economy: From the Past Forward Sanjukta Banerji Bhattacharya3. Drawing on the Lived Experience of African Canadians: Using Money Pools to Combat Social and Business Exclusion Caroline Shenaz Hossein and Ginelle Skerritt4. The Social Economy in a Jamaican Perspective K'adamawe K'nife, Edward Dixon, and Michael Marshall5. Building Economic Solidarity: Caribbean ROSCAs in Jamaica, Guyana and Haiti Caroline Shenaz Hossein 6. The Everyday Social Economy of Afro-descendants in the Choco, Colombia Daniel G. L. Tubb7. The Social Economy of Afro-Argentines and African Descendants in Buenos Aires Prisca Gayles and Diane Ghogomu8. Commerce, Culture, and Community: African Brazilian Women Negotiating Their Social Economies Tiffany Y. Boyd-Adams9. The Quilombolas' Refuge in Brazil: Social Economy, Communal Space and Shared Identity Simone Bohn and Patricia Krieger Grossi 10. Conclusion: Black life in the Americas: Economic Resources, Cultural Endowment, and Communal Solidarity Carl James.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137602787 20171201
This pioneering book explores the meaning of the term "Black social economy, " a self-help sector that remains autonomous from the state and business sectors. With the Western Hemisphere's ignoble history of enslavement and violence towards African peoples, and the strong anti-black racism that still pervades society, the African diaspora in the Americas has turned to alternative practices of socio-economic organization. Conscientious and collective organizing is thus a means of creating meaningful livelihoods. In this volume, fourteen scholars explore the concept of the "Black social economy, " bringing together innovative research on the lived experience of Afro-descendants in business and society in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, and the United States. The case studies in this book feature horrific legacies of enslavement, colonization, and racism, and they recount the myriad ways that persons of African heritage have built humane alternatives to the dominant market economy that excludes them. Together, they shed necessary light on the ways in which the Black race has been overlooked in the social economy literature.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137602787 20171201
Green Library
xix, 456 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
  • Acknowledgments List of Illustrations List of Contributors 1 Introduction â Jeffrey A. Halley and Daglind E. Sonolet Part 1: Bourdieu's Contemporaries: Raymonde Moulin, Howard S. Becker, Jean-Claude Passeron, Jacques Leenhardt 2 The Museum and the Marketplace: The Constitution of Value in Contemporary Art â Raymonde Moulin 3 The Anglophone Reception of French Sociology: The Case of Bourdieu and Subsequent Scholarship â Howard S. Becker 4 The Time Devoted to Observing Each Work of Art â Jean-Claude Passeron and Emmanuel Pedler 5 What is Literature? Notes on The Rules of Art by Pierre Bourdieu â Jacques Leenhardt Part 2: The Second Generation: Bruno Pequginot, Jean-Louis Fabiani, Pierre-Michel Menger, Nathalie Heinich, Martine Burgos, Yvon Lamy 6 The Issue of the Artwork: A Site under Construction in Pierre Bourdieu's Theory â Bruno Pequignot 7 Theory and Practice in French Sociology after Pierre Bourdieu â Jean-Louis Fabiani 8 Inequalities in the Arts â Pierre-Michel Menger 9 Bourdieu's Culture â Nathalie Heinich 10 Founding a Reading Group at a Library for the Young: The Story of Its Creation and Variations â Martine Burgos 11 On a Contemporary Principle of Public Classification: Heritage Conversion of Cultural Property â Yvon Lamy Part 3: The Next Generation: Emmanuel Pedler, Florent Gaudez, Alain Quemin, Laurent Fleury, Marie Buscatto, Clara Levy and Cherry Schrecker, Cecile Leonardi 12 Musical Understanding and Cultural Misunderstanding: The Concert as a Site of Symbolic Confrontation â Emmanuel Pedler 13 Empiricity and the Process of Production in Literature: The Text as the Field of Socio-Anthropological Investigation â Florent Gaudez 14 How International is "International" Contemporary Art? An Empirical Survey of the Globalization of High Culture â Alain Quemin 15 The Work of the Institution: The Democratization of Culture in the Light of the Legacy of the Theatre National Populaire â Laurent Fleury 16 Trying to Get in, Getting in, Staying in: The Three Challenges for Women Jazz Musicians â Marie Buscatto 17 In What Way (or Not) is Bourdieu Useful to the Sociology of Literature? â Clara Levy, and Cherry Schrecker 18 The Art of Self-Reflecting â Cecile Leonardi Part 4: Editors' Contributions 19 Mondo Vino: Rationalization, Resistance, and Taste in the Wine World â Jeffrey A. Halley 20 Literature and Modernity: Gunther Anders, Hannah Arendt, and Theodor W. Adorno - Interpreters of Kafka â Daglind E. Sonolet Index of Subjects Index of Names.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004310056 20180205
In Bourdieu in Question: New Directions in French Sociology of Art, Jeffrey A. Halley and Daglind E. Sonolet offer to English-speaking audiences an account of the very lively Francophone debates over Pierre Bourdieu's work in the domain of the arts and culture, and present other directions and perspectives taken by major French researchers who extend or differ from his point of view, and who were marginalized by the Bourdieusian moment. Three generations of research are presented: contemporaries of Bourdieu, the next generation, and recent research. Themes include the art market and value, cultural politics, the reception of artworks, theory and the concept of the artwork, autonomy in art, ethnography and culture, and the critique of Bourdieu on literature. Contributors are: Howard S. Becker, Martine Burgos, Marie Buscatto, Jean-Louis Fabiani, Laurent Fleury, Florent Gaudez, Jeffrey A. Halley, Nathalie Heinich, Yvon Lamy, Jacques Leenhardt, Cecile Leonardi, Clara Levy, Pierre-Michel Menger, Raymonde Moulin, Jean-Claude Passeron, Emmanuel Pedler, Bruno Pequignot, Alain Quemin, Cherry Schrecker, Daglind E. Sonolet.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004310056 20180205
Green Library
xxvii, 299 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Introduction: On doing field analysis.- Drought and water policy in the western United States: Genesis and structure of a multi-level field.- Masculine learner identities in the field of student-directed musical learning.- Poetry and the conditions of practice: A field study.- Academic literacy support: Challenging the logic of practice.- Transformations of the Danish field of welfare work - shifting forms of dominated capital.- Breaking from the field: participant observation and Bourdieu's participant objectivation.- Framing a `community of consumption': Field theory, multi-perspectival discourse analysis and the commercialisation of teaching.- Reshaping the field from the outside in: Aboriginal people and student journalists working together.- Cultural Innovation on the Fringe - The Fields of `Limited' and `Extensive' Production.- Bourdieusian reflexivity in insider research in higher education: Considering participants as a critical audience.- Positioning participation in the field of surfing: Sex, equity, and illusion.- Conceptualising strategies open to players within the field of Australian boys' education.- Field theory, space and time.- Governing cultural fields.- Thinking like Bourdieu: Completing the mental revolution with Legitimation Code Theory.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789811053849 20171218
Highlighting the conceptual work at the heart of Pierre Bourdieu's reflexive sociology, this cutting edge collection operationalizes Bourdieusian concepts in field analysis. Offering a unique range of explorations and reflections utilizing field analysis, the eighteen chapters by prominent Bourdieusian scholars and early career scholars synthesize key insights and challenges scholars face when going `beyond the fields we know'. The chapters offer examples from discipline contexts as diverse as cultural studies, poetry, welfare systems, water management, education, journalism and surfing and provide demonstrations of theorizing within practical examples of field analysis. One of the foremost social philosophers and sociologists of the twentieth century, Bourdieu is widely known in cultural studies and education and his approaches are increasingly being taken up in health, social work, anthropology, family studies, journalism, communication studies and other disciplines where an analysis of the interplay between individuals and social structures is relevant. With its unique interdisciplinary focus, this book provides a useful guide to doing field analysis and working with Bourdieusian methods research, as well as key reading for methodology courses at post-graduate level.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789811053849 20171218
Green Library
203 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Auftakt : Wie dieses Buch zu lesen ist
  • Medienlogik : Wie Journalisten heute Realität erschaffen : "Wir sagen, wann es kalt ist"
  • Medialisierung I : Wie der Spitzensport zur Show wurde : das Fernsehen sagt, wie gespielt wird und wer gewinnt
  • Medialisierung II : Wie unsere Welt Medienrealität wird : in der Schule, im Büro, in der Partei : Gut aussehen und gut rüberkommen
  • Medialisierung III : Wie wir selbst Medienrealität werden Kochen, feiern, Urlaub machen : Alles für die Show
  • Medienresilienz : Wie wir mit der Berichterstattung umgehen können und dabei zugleich den Journalismus stärken
  • Anmerkungen.
Green Library
xvii, 245 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Foreword Michael Keane 1. Chinese social media today Mike Kent, Katie Ellis and Jian Xu Part I: Chinese Social Media and the Public 2. Micro-philanthropy and new grassroots associations: Social media and the rights discourse in China. Haiqing Yu 3.Social media and legitimization tactics of grassroots NGOs in China: A case study of Love Save Pneumoconiosis Dianlin Huang 4. The "Making" of online celebrity - A case Study of Chinese rural same-sex male couple Anwei and Yebin Tianyang Zhou and Lianrui Jia 5. Populist sentiments and digital ethos in the social media space: Revelations of Weibo celebrities in China Zixue Tai, Xiaolong Liu and Jiang Liang Part II: Chinese Social Media and (Re)Presentation 6. Framing food safety issues in China: The interplay of official discourse and civil discourse Yang Wang 7. Face-work on social media: The presentation of self on Renren and Facebook Xiaoli Tian 8. RenRen and social capital in contemporary China Naziat Choudhury and David Holmes Part III: Chinese Social Media and Disability 9. WeChat and the Voice Donor campaign: an example of `doing good' on social media Mike Kent, Katie Ellis, Joy Zhang, and He Zhang 10. Accessibility in China: a Peep at a Leopard through a tube Yao Ding and G. Anthony Giannoumis 11. The Accessibility of Chinese Social Media Applications: A heuristic evaluation of WeChat app Weiqin Chen, Way Kiat Bong and Nan Li Part IV: Chinese Social Media in Greater China and Overseas 12. From (anti-mainland) sinophobia and shibboleths to mobilisation on a Taiwanese message board Joshua Cader 13. The Chineseness of Chinese Internet companies Gianluigi Negro 14. Chinese language social media overseas: Global expansion and influences on diasporic identity formation Jiajie Lu Part V: Chinese social media critique 15. Re-imagining Guangzhou on Sina Weibo - developing a geographic approach of Chinese social media Wilfred Yang Wang 16. The decline of Sina Weibo: A technological, political and market analysis Jonathan Benny and Jian Xu.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138064775 20180213
This book brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines to address critical perspectives on Chinese language social media, internationalizing the state of social media studies beyond the Anglophone paradigm. The collection focuses on the intersections between Chinese language social media and disability, celebrity, sexuality, interpersonal communication, charity, diaspora, public health, political activism and non-governmental organisations (NGOs). The book is not only rich in its theoretical perspectives but also in its methodologies. Contributors use both qualitative and quantitative methods to study Chinese social media and its social-cultural-political implications, such as case studies, in-depth interviews, participatory observations, discourse analysis, content analysis and data mining.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138064775 20180213
Green Library
ix, 149 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Introduction.- Chapter 1: Achievement without Coherence: The Rise of Chinese Sociology.- Chapter 2: Dramatic Rebirth: The Suspension, Reestablishment and Institutionalization of Chinese Sociology.- Chapter 3: Paradigm Shift: Sociological Theory and the Studies of Social Transformation.- Chapter 4: Diversity within Limits: Post-Positivism, Gender Studies and the Sociology of Consumption.- Chapter 5: Friends, Not Enemies: The Globalization and Indigenization of Chinese Sociology.- Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137582195 20171127
This book examines the institutional development of Chinese sociology from the 1890s to the present. It plots the discipline's twisting path in the Chinese context, from early Western influences; through the institutionalization of the discipline in the 1930s-40s; its problematic relationship with socialism and interruptions under Marxist orthodoxy and the Cultural Revolution; its revival during the 1980s-90s; to the twin trends of globalization and indigenization in current Chinese sociological scholarship. Chen argues that in spite of the state-building agenda and persistent efforts to indigenize the discipline, the Western model remains pervasively influential, due in large part to the influence of American missionaries, foundations and scholars in the formation and transformation of the Chinese sociological tradition. The history of Chinese sociology is shown to be a contingent process in which globally circulated knowledge, above all the American sociological tradition, has been adapted to the changing contexts of China. This engaging work contributes an important country study to the history of sociology and will appeal to scholars of Chinese history and disciplinary historiography, in addition to social scientists.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137582195 20171127
Green Library