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“A Pale, Incomplete, Strange, Artificial Man”: Social Roles and the Loss of Authenticity

Rahel Jaeggi

in Alienation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151986
eISBN:
9780231537599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151986.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines behavior in social roles as a form of inauthenticity and under what conditions being immersed in certain social relations manifests itself as self-alienation. More specifically, ... More


Accepting Vulnerability

Ruthann Knechel Johansen

in Listening in the Silence, Seeing in the Dark: Reconstructing Life after Brain Injury

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231146
eISBN:
9780520927766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231146.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The chapter provides an overview of the behavioral actions of society and family members toward patients with traumatic brain injuries that help them to resume their normal lives. All who are touched ... More


Accordions and Working-Class Culture along Lake Superior’s South Shore

James P. Leary

in The Accordion in the Americas: Klezmer, Polka, Tango, Zydeco, and More!

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037207
eISBN:
9780252094323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037207.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the accordion culture along the south shore of Lake Superior. From the late nineteenth century through the present, the accordion has reigned in the area as the most ubiquitous ... More


Accounting for Debt: Toward a Methodology of Critical Abstraction

Miranda Joseph

in Debt to Society: Accounting for Life under Capitalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687411
eISBN:
9781452949109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687411.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the role of accounting in the social relations of credit and debt, with particular emphasis on the dialectic of abstraction and particularization through which capitalism ... More


Adepts and Their Communities

Robert Ford Campany

in Making Transcendents: Ascetics and Social Memory in Early Medieval China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833336
eISBN:
9780824870218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833336.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes adepts in relation to their communities. Many practitioners of transcendence arts, for all their alleged secrecy and social disengagement, were visible, talked-about public ... More


Advice and Counsel: Investment Advisors and Debt Counselors

Kevin J. Delaney

in Money at Work: On the Job with Priests, Poker Players and Hedge Fund Traders

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720806
eISBN:
9780814738078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720806.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines what sort of money cultures form when one's job is to advise people on how to manage their money, focusing on the work of investment advisors and debt counselors. It considers ... More


Afterword

Michel Hogue

in Metis and the Medicine Line: Creating a Border and Dividing a People

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621050
eISBN:
9781469623238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621050.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This concluding chapter remarks on how the kinships and other social relations constructed from Plain Metis life continue to persist in the face of legal distinctions of race and nation. Metis ... More


Ageing and development in South Africa

Peter Lloyd-Sherlock

in Population ageing and international development: From generalisation to evidence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421920
eISBN:
9781447303022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421920.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

In this chapter, the study deals with the issue of social relations in later life, paying particular attention to family dynamics, the effects of migration and the provision of care for those in ... More


Altering Images of the Industrial City: The Case of James Myles, the ‘Factory Boy’, and Mid-Victorian Dundee

Christopher A. Whatley

in Victorian Dundee: Image and Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860912
eISBN:
9781474406062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860912.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Many historians of Victorian Dundee have based their portrayals of what they perceive to be a grim industrial town on the ‘anonymous’ Chapters in the Life of a Dundee Factory Boy. This chapter begins ... More


Always-Already Meat: The Human–Animal Boundary and Ethics

in Animal Alterity: Science Fiction and the Question of the Animal

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312342
eISBN:
9781846316135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312342.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores texts that define the human–animal boundary and the practices it supports, focusing on the consumption of animals as one of the demarcations of the human–animal interaction. It ... More


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