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Problems of Tribal Adjustment

S.C. Dube

in The Kamar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077312
eISBN:
9780199081158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077312.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses the problems of tribal adjustment brought about by the Kamars' cultural contacts. It notes that the Kamars would have to pay close attention to the four primary sources of ... More


Alienation and Depoliticization: Rejoining Radical Democracy with the Critique of Capitalism

Anita Chari

in A Political Economy of the Senses: Neoliberalism, Reification, Critique

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173896
eISBN:
9780231540384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173896.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter reconstructs Karl Marx’s concepts of alienation and commodity fetishism, and puts Marx’s writings to work in understanding the historical specificity of the capitalist articulations of ... More


Antinomies of Creativity: Lacan and Castoriadis on Social Construction and the Political

Yannis Stavrakakis

in The Lacanian Left: Psychoanalysis, Theory, Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619801
eISBN:
9780748672073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619801.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This opening chapter aims at initiating a dialogue between Lacanian (political) theory and the social and political theory advanced by Cornelius Castoriadis. A follower of Lacan's seminar who ... More


Power without Politics: Domination Theory and the Crises of Capitalism

Adrian May

in From Bataille to Badiou: Lignes, the Preservation of Radical French Thought, 1987-2017

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940438
eISBN:
9781789629118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940438.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Around 1996, the review re-orientated its political critique to examine how the globalisation of financial capitalism had hamstrung the progressive left. Michel Surya’s De la domination described ... More


Rural Indebtedness and Peasant Agitation

Khushwant Singh

in A History of the Sikhs: Volume 2: 1839-2004

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673098
eISBN:
9780199080595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673098.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter examines various causes of rural indebtedness leading to peasant agitation. It describes the Punjab peasant in both prosperity and debt, the latter being a consequence of the economic ... More


Alienation, Nature, and the Environment

Steven Vogel

in Thinking like a Mall: Environmental Philosophy after the End of Nature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029100
eISBN:
9780262326988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029100.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

A familiar argument claims that we are alienated from nature in that we have lost our connection to it and so try to replace it with a humanized world. But if humans are natural such a replacement is ... More


Gus Van Sant: Poet of Lost and Alienated Youth

Emanuel Levy, Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, and John Waters

in Gay Directors, Gay Films?: Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, John Waters

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231152761
eISBN:
9780231526531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152761.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

One of America’s most iconoclastic directors, Van Sant has been the most committed chronicler of youth--working class youth, disaffected middle-class youth, regional youth, dispossessed black youth. ... More


Alienation: A Foundational Concept

Daniel O. Sayers

in A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: The Archaeology of Maroons, Indigenous Americans, and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060187
eISBN:
9780813050607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060187.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 2 lays out the various dimensions of Karl Marx’s conceptualization of alienation that are used in the analysis of the pre–Civil War people of the Great Dismal Swamp. It is argued that the ... More


Arable Land: Family Holdings, Trusts and Clan Holdings

Patrick H. Hase

in Custom, Land and Livelihood in Rural South China: The Traditional Land Law of Hong Kong's New Territories, 1744-1948

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139088
eISBN:
9789888180707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139088.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Arable land in the New Territories was in held in trusts either by the landholder or the trustee. Some of them lasted in perpetuity and others were temporary. These trusts restrained the current ... More


How to Heal Modernity’s Spiritual Breakdown

Stephen H. Webb

in Mormon Christianity: What Other Christians Can Learn From the Latter-day Saints

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199316816
eISBN:
9780199369249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199316816.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Modernity is characterized by a fragmented social world in which religion is relegated to its own marginal compartment or sphere. Mormonism offers a way of restoring the lost religious unity of ... More


Counter-Currents: Theology and the Future of Continental Philosophy of Religion

Noëlle Vahanian

in The Rebellious No: Variations on a Secular Theology of Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256952
eISBN:
9780823261444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256952.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter maintains that the artificial separation between theology and philosophy is untenable in a postmodern world, that the recent turn of phenomenology to religion only makes evident how ... More


‘The West or the Rest?’

Pierre-Philippe Fraiture

in V. Y. Mudimbe: Undisciplined Africanism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318948
eISBN:
9781781381083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318948.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the development of Mudimbe’s epistemological commitment from his early collections of essays in French,L’Autre Face du royaume and L’Odeur du père, and his third novel, ... More


Feeling ‘Like a Work-Girl’: Class, Intimacy and Alienation in ‘The Garden Party’

Rebecca Thorndike-Breeze

in Katherine Mansfield and Psychology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474417532
eISBN:
9781474426916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417532.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This essay argues that ‘The Garden Party’ confronts us with the uncanny intimacy and alienation created by class relations in the upper-middle-class household at the turn of the century. The ... More


Refugees from the Famine

John Herson

in Divergent paths: Family histories of Irish emigrants in Britain 1820-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090639
eISBN:
9781781708385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090639.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The book now moves to the labouring families who arrived during the Famine. Although many families arrived en bloc, almost equal numbers of new family units were established after people’s arrival in ... More


Psychohistory

Ashley Lavelle

in The politics of betrayal: Renegades and ex-radicals from Mussolini to Christopher Hitchens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719088162
eISBN:
9781781706169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088162.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Insofar as one is not a complete structuralist who excludes a priori the role of the subject in making history, then the capacity for the actor's psychology – as a factor affecting the subject's ... More


The Persistence of Place

Jennifer J. Smith

in The American Short Story Cycle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474423939
eISBN:
9781474444941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423939.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Building on correspondence, essays, and public statements, the second chapter examines the ongoing significance of place to contemporary cycles. Although Winesburg, Ohio did not originate the genre, ... More


The Romantic Revival and the Search for Utopia

Elaine Kelly

in Composing the Canon in the German Democratic Republic: Narratives of Nineteenth-Century Music

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199998098
eISBN:
9780199394371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199998098.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

This chapter discusses the correlations between the romantic revival and the search for a third way in the 1970s and 1980s. Inspired by Bloch, intellectuals rejected classical ideals and turned to ... More


Special Category States in the Framework of Asymmetrical Federalism in India

Govind Bhattacharjee

in Special Category States of India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460830
eISBN:
9780199086528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460830.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses the special category states in the framework of asymmetrical federalism in India as embodied in the Articles 370 and 371 of Indian Constitution as well as the Fifth and Sixth ... More


Changing Scenes

Shannon Craigo-Snell

in The Empty Church: Theater, Theology, and Bodily Hope

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199827923
eISBN:
9780199373680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827923.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 4 argues for the vitally alienating role of academic theology through the pairing of theologian Delores Williams and director Bertholt Brecht. Finite and flawed, we resist the role switching ... More


Individualism and its Discontents: The Sea-Wolf and Martin Eden

Kenneth K. Brandt

in Jack London

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780746312964
eISBN:
9781789629156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780746312964.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter offers a reading of London’s major sea novel, The Sea-Wolf, and his most celebrated semi-autobiographical novel, Martin Eden. The discussion of The Sea-Wolf focuses on the opposition of ... More


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