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Ambiguous Citizenship in an Age of Global Migration

Aoileann Ní Mhurchú

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748692774
eISBN:
9781474406499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692774.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Citizenship is widely understood in binary statist terms: inclusion/exclusion, past/present, particularism/universalism, with the emphasis on how globalisation brings such binaries into sharp focus ... More


Beyond Pure Reason: Ferdinand de Saussure's Philosophy of Language and Its Early Romantic Antecedents

Boris Gasparov

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157803
eISBN:
9780231504454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157803.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The Swiss linguist Ferdinand de Saussure (1857–1913) revolutionized the study of language, signs, and discourse in the twentieth century. He successfully reconstructed the proto-Indo-European vowel ... More


Bergerama: New Critical and Poststructural Theory in the Work of Harry Berger, Jr.

Nina Levine and David Lee Miller

in A Touch More Rare: Harry Berger, Jr., and the Arts of Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230303
eISBN:
9780823241071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230303.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The term “Bergerama” was coined by one of Harry's most successful graduate students, John Wilkes, now emeritus director and the founder of the science writing program at the University of California ... More


Michel Foucault and NMD

Natalie Bormann

in National Missile Defence and the Politics of US Identity: A Poststructural Critique

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074707
eISBN:
9781781701331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074707.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter shows how the poststructural approach provides a useful epistemological and ontological engagement with identity. It reveals that Michel Foucault has been increasingly called upon in ... More


Declarations of Independence

Amitava Kumar

in The Critical Pulse: Thirty-Six Credos by Contemporary Critics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161152
eISBN:
9780231530736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161152.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter recounts the author's departure from poststructural theory to find the most critical power in nonfiction writing. He reflects on his experiences as a student, first in India, and then ... More


Long Island Intellectual

Jeffrey J. Williams

in The Critical Pulse: Thirty-Six Credos by Contemporary Critics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161152
eISBN:
9780231530736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161152.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this chapter, the author narrates his personal history and early literary aspirations, as well as the path he took from training in poststructural theory to his belief in the importance of ... More


Figuring Nothing: Mark Danielewski, House of Leaves

Mark C. Taylor

in Rewiring the Real: In Conversation with William Gaddis, Richard Powers, Mark Danielewski, and Don DeLillo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160414
eISBN:
9780231531641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160414.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents a reading of Mark Danielewski's House of Leaves (2000). The central trope of the novel is a haunted house that is bigger on the inside than on the outside. House of Leaves is, ... More


Radical faith praxis? Exploring the changing theological landscape of Christian faith motivation

Paul Cloke, Samuel Thomas, and Andrew Williams

in Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847428349
eISBN:
9781447307785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428349.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The chapter addresses the changing landscape of Christian faith motivation, referring to the UK. Two questions are posed relating to the increase in faith groups becoming involved in issues of ... More


Conclusion Zombie Imperialism

Jodi A. Byrd

in The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676408
eISBN:
9781452947754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676408.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter concludes that “Indianness” circulates within poststructural, postcolonial, critical race, and queer theories as both sign and event. As a process of signification and exception, ... More


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