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Epilogue in Eight Essays

A. H. Halsey

in A History of Sociology in Britain: Science, Literature, and Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266609
eISBN:
9780191601019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266603.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

I chose seven contemporary figures in British sociology, representing what I took to be the various current strands in the subject. They were Bauman, Crouch, Giddens, Oakley, Platt, Runciman, and ... More


The Crisis of Morality and the Moral Culture of Contemporary Society

John Hendry

in Between Enterprise and Ethics: Business and Management in a Bimoral Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199268634
eISBN:
9780191708381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268634.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter critically reviews contemporary accounts of the crisis of morality, with particular attention to the arguments of Fukuyama, the free-market critics of the right, arguments concerning the ... More


Social Theory after the Holocaust

Robert Fine and Charles Turner (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239659
eISBN:
9781846314087
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314087
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This collection of essays explores the character and quality of the Holocaust's impact and the abiding legacy it has left for social theory. The premise which informs the contributions is that, ten ... More


The Buck Stops Where?

Andrew Pettinger

in The Republic in Danger: Drusus Libo and the Succession of Tiberius

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199601745
eISBN:
9780191741524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601745.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter offers a political explanation for Agrippa’s abdicatio. A combination of crises in AD 5 and 6 led to popular anger at the government’s inability to manage. Revolutionary pamphlets spread ... More


Zygmunt Bauman Modernity and the Holocaust: (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1992); pp. 238

Jack Nusan Porter

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 11: Focusing on Aspects and Experiences of Religion

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774051
eISBN:
9781800340688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774051.003.0034
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Zygmunt Bauman's Modernity and the Holocaust. Bauman first discusses how sociology saw and dismissed the Holocaust. Sociologists called it an example of ‘untamed innate human ... More


After Psychology

Joseph E. Davis

in Chemically Imbalanced: Everyday Suffering, Medication, and Our Troubled Quest for Self-Mastery

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226686547
eISBN:
9780226686714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226686714.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

For participants who imagined the amelioration of their predicament as the removal of an obstacle to their volition, the technical means is medication. In the relation between desired being and the ... More


The Political Use of Emotion

Kieran Laird

in The Political Mind: or 'How to Think Differently'

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623860
eISBN:
9780748652808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623860.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter goes on to complicate the idea of thought further, as well as introducing the social element of thinking through discussion of affect and emotional regimes. It also examines the ... More


Within and Beyond Borders

Paul Mendes-Flohr

in Cultural Disjunctions: Post-Traditional Jewish Identities

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226784861
eISBN:
9780226785059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226785059.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Borders provide the bounded space ensuring the intimate security of home, the warmth community, and the spiritual integrity of tradition. Yet they also demarcate, marking off the other as beyond the ... More


The public sphere as dilemmatic space

Paul Hoggett, Marjorie Mayo, and Miller Chris

in The dilemmas of development work: Ethical challenges in regeneration

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349729
eISBN:
9781447303732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349729.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter provides a broad conceptual foundation and explores different (liberal, Marxist and other) perspectives on the nature of the relationship between state and civil society and introduces ... More


Cut Sound: The Literary Staging of Silence

Jennifer Solheim

in The Performance of Listening in Postcolonial Francophone Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940827
eISBN:
9781786945082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940827.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In my proposal of cut sound as a literary device, I demonstrate that silences can be woven into literary narratives through the interplay of dialogue and characters’ reactions with characters’ ... More


The right to play and the freedom to pay

Kevin Ryan

in Refiguring childhood: Encounters with biosocial power

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526148612
eISBN:
9781526160959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526148629.00011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Chapter 4 extends the analysis of playgrounds in chapter 3, using contemporary public playgrounds and commercial play-centres as a vantage point on the framing of play as a right which is codified by ... More


Introduction:: Talking to Strangers

Lee Haiyan

in The Stranger and the Chinese Moral Imagination

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804785914
eISBN:
9780804793544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785914.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The Introduction situates the book at the intersection of the native Chinese discourse of moral crisis and the ethical turn of the humanities in the West. Borrowing from Georg Simmel, Emmanuel ... More


The work diptych

Martin O’Shaughnessy

in Laurent Cantet

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091506
eISBN:
9781781708590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091506.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter develops an analysis of Cantet’s Ressources humaines (Human Resources) and L’Emploi du temps (Time Out) finding in the two films a mapping of the transition from the old Fordist regime, ... More


The Normalising Complex and the Challenges of Virtualisation

Jacopo Martire

in A Foucauldian Interpretation of Modern Law: From Sovereignty to Normalisation and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474411929
eISBN:
9781474435215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411929.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In the present chapter, the author, drawing from his genealogical account, argues that modern law and biopolitical strategies of normalization are not to be conflated but came to work in a symbiotic ... More


Canned Foods under Pressure: HACCP and the Dynamics of Food Safety Reform

Timothy D. Lytton

in Outbreak: Foodborne Illness and the Struggle for Food Safety

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226611549
eISBN:
9780226611716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226611716.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter traces the history of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) from its origin in the development of food for NASA astronauts in the 1960s to its incorporation into federal ... More


Could Rhythm Become a New Scientific Paradigm for the Humanities?

Pascal Michon

Paola Crespi and Sunil Manghani (eds)

in Rhythm and Critique: Technics, Modalities, Practices

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474447546
eISBN:
9781474491037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447546.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter by French theorist Pascal Michon, adapted from his keynote speech for the Rhythm as Pattern and Variation conference organised by the editors at Goldsmiths in 2016, follows the ... More


Surveillance Studies and Utopian Texts

Peter Marks

in Imagining Surveillance: Eutopian and Dystopian Literature and Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474400190
eISBN:
9781474412339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400190.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter surveys the history of the emerging academic subfield of surveillance studies, noting key developments in surveillance theory that start with the invocation of Nineteen Eighty-Four and ... More


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