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De Certeau and “Making Do”: The Case of Gay Men and Lesbians on a Jesuit Campus

David Gudelunas

in Jesuit and Feminist Education: Intersections in Teaching and Learning for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823233311
eISBN:
9780823241743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233311.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reflects on the writings of French Jesuit scholar Michel de Certeau, an extremely influential cultural anthropologist of the twentieth century, whose dense and fascinating writings shed ... More


  Therapy: No Creature Stands Alone before God

Michael Patrick Murphy

in A Theology of Criticism: Balthasar, Postmodernism, and the Catholic Imagination

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195333527
eISBN:
9780199868896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333527.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Chapter 5 presents a reading of David Lodge's novel Therapy (1995) in light of Balthasar's Theo‐logic. Lodge does well to illustrate that the erasure of God that preoccupies postmodern consciousness ... More


The Clamor of Voices

Martha Feldman and Judith T. Zeitlin

in The Voice as Something More: Essays toward Materiality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226656397
eISBN:
9780226656427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226656427.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This essayistic introduction to The Voice as Something More: Essays toward Materiality begins in part one by explaining the Lacanian foundations of voice studies as manifested in the writings of ... More


Michel de Certeau: Anthropological Spaces

in Spatial Ecologies: Urban Sites, State and World-Space in French Cultural Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317545
eISBN:
9781846317217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317217.003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter describes Michel de Certeau's anthropology of mixed and indeterminate space. Certeau writes a cultural anthropology that discerns the unconscious religious tenor of everyday life. His ... More


Naming and Social Exclusion: The Outcast and the Outsider

Aloka Parasher-Sen

in Between the Empires: Society in India 300 BCE to 400 CE

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305326
eISBN:
9780199850884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305326.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter discusses the terms “outcast” and “outsider” as well as naming and social exclusion and begins with quotes from Michel de Certeau and B. R. Ambedkar. Social exclusion has been much ... More


Techniques: French Urban Dance in Intellectual Context

Felicia McCarren

in French Moves: The Cultural Politics of le hip hop

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199939954
eISBN:
9780199347353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939954.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Chapter 6 puts hip hop and its pedagogy into the context of this French theory of practice, considering how a climate created by French intellectuals focusing on practice and understanding bodies as ... More


Patterns and practices of everyday resistance: a view from below

Marta Iñiguez de Heredia

in Everyday Resistance, Peacebuilding and State-Making: Insights from 'Africa's World War'

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526108760
eISBN:
9781526124203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526108760.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter develops the framework of resistance. It defines everyday resistance as the practices of individuals and collectives in a subordinated position to mitigate or deny the claims made by ... More


Teen Noir: The Suburb as Lived Space

Timotheus Vermeulen

in Scenes from the Suburbs: The Suburb in Contemporary US Film and Television

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748691661
eISBN:
9781474400909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691661.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The fifth chapter looks at the ways in which three teen suburban noirs – Brick (Johnson, 2004), Alpha Dog (Cassavetes, 2006) and Chumscrubber (Posin, 2005) – engage with the suburban environment. The ... More


Paradigm Resets: Real-Life and Virtual Reconnections

M. I. Franklin

in Digital Dilemmas: Power, Resistance, and the Internet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199982691
eISBN:
9780190252731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199982691.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter brings mid-twentieth century debates on society, culture, and politics to bear on twenty-first century preoccupations, and vice versa—debates that have developed under the aegis of the ... More


Little Manila: The Other Central of Hong Kong

Daisy Tam

in Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208333
eISBN:
9789888313471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208333.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The Central district in Hong Kong is a scene of wealth and prosperity, a glamorous picture of the vivacious city and those who live within it. Against this overwhelming cityscape, a striking ... More


The Horizon

James Kelly

in Where Night Is Day: The World of the ICU

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451683
eISBN:
9780801467653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451683.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter reflects on the ability of nurses to see the “horizon.” It first considers how James Agee conveys the lives of the tenant farmers by description. Agee experiences beauty, dignity, ... More


The Text of the World and the Comprehensiveness of Wisdom

Paul S. Fiddes

in Seeing the World and Knowing God: Hebrew Wisdom and Christian Doctrine in a Late-Modern Context

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199644100
eISBN:
9780191760211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644100.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

Through reflection on ‘space’ and ‘place’ in the thought of Michel de Certeau, this chapter begins by asking whether it is possible to bring together a celebration of the open text of the world with ... More


Hope

Jeffrey Bilbro

in Virtues of Renewal: Wendell Berry's Sustainable Forms

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176406
eISBN:
9780813176437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176406.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Climate change discourse trades in complex statistical models that, in general, offer gloomy prognostications of inevitable disaster. The problems appear so complicated that our only hope seems to ... More


Can They Hear?

James Kelly

in Where Night Is Day: The World of the ICU

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451683
eISBN:
9780801467653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451683.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter considers one question that a family of the patient in the intensive care unit (ICU) wants to ask: whether the doctor can hear. It first discusses Michel de Certeau's claim that people ... More


Introduction

Anna Despotopoulou

in Women and the Railway, 1850-1915

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748676941
eISBN:
9781474412407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676941.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

The Introduction compares the train and railway station to other public spaces in which women roamed freely in the Victorian period, arguing that the train, a semi-public/private space, was an ... More


Poetic and Tragic Murmurings of the Everyday

James Kelly

in Where Night Is Day: The World of the ICU

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451683
eISBN:
9780801467653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451683.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explores the notion of everyday life and what Michel de Certeau calls its “poetic and tragic murmuring.” It begins by discussing the perception that ordinary people who are ill do not ... More


They Tell Us Everything

James Kelly

in Where Night Is Day: The World of the ICU

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451683
eISBN:
9780801467653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451683.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter argues that nothing is hidden from nursing in the intensive care unit (ICU), as opposed to medicine which sees the world of illness as a “silent world.” It first reflects on the ... More


Medicine as Ghost Rain

James Kelly

in Where Night Is Day: The World of the ICU

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451683
eISBN:
9780801467653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451683.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter reflects on the notion of medicine as “ghost rain.” Ghost rain refers to the dark rain tendrils that fall from white clouds but evaporate in the dry air and never reach the ground. In ... More


Conclusion: ‘The Return of the Unhomely Scholar’

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/9781846318948.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This conclusion highlights Mudimbe’s ability to consider the passage from the colonial to the postcolonial as a continuum rather than as a rupture. Like other thinkers such as Roy Wagner and Michel ... More


Introduction Space as a Critical Concept

in Spatial Ecologies: Urban Sites, State and World-Space in French Cultural Theory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317545
eISBN:
9781846317217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317217.001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book describes how and where space can be appreciated for its ecological implications. It identifies various types of space and considers how the term replaces or complements time as an ... More


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