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The Pyres of Autumn

Steve Redhead

in The Jean Baudrillard Reader

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627882
eISBN:
9780748671182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627882.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter is Baudrillard’s essay The Pyres of Autumn, with an editorial overview


Postcolonial Minorities in Britain and France: In the Hyphen of the Nation-State

Shailja Sharma

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993993
eISBN:
9781526121028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993993.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The book analyses why religious and racial minorities in Britain and France are unable to integrate into the nation-state. By examining their religious and cultural integration as well as their ... More


Banlieues

Hervé Tchumkam

in Postcolonial Realms of Memory: Sites and Symbols in Modern France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620665
eISBN:
9781789623666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620665.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The fall 2005 riots in France unveiled a war of representation about France’s past and present, and also sparked the reference to imperial legacies to examine current social disqualification and ... More


American Dreams: Be Like Mike

Cathal Kilcline

in Sport and Society in Global France: Nations, Migrations, Corporations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781781382899
eISBN:
9781789629323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781781382899.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

As a sport that originated in North America, basketball is a privileged site for the study of transatlantic sporting exchanges. In France, since the mid-1980s, basketball has evolved as a practice ... More


Representing ‘Islam of the Banlieues’: Class and Political Participation Among Muslims in France

Z. Fareen Parvez

in Muslim Political Participation in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646944
eISBN:
9780748684281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646944.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The question of who represents Muslims in France is fraught because of differences in political beliefs among Muslims that stem largely from their class location. Drawing on ethnographic observation ... More


The Suburbs

Frédéric Viguier

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0030
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the political and social realities of the banlieues (suburbs). Over the last twenty-five years, the term banlieues has been mostly used as a synonym for cités, as the housing ... More


Rachid Djaïdani and the Shift from Beur to Banlieue Writing

Kathryn A. Kleppinger

in Branding the 'Beur' Author: Minority Writing and the Media in France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381960
eISBN:
9781786945204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381960.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In response to the discourses presented above, this chapter considers one male voice, Rachid Djaïdani, responding to the accusations of criminality and violence. Through his three novels (Boumkœur ... More


Politics of Recognition

Z. Fareen Parvez

in Politicizing Islam: The Islamic Revival in France and India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190225247
eISBN:
9780190225261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225247.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

Chapter 5 examines how middle-class Muslims in Lyon participated in recognition politics. As they faced everyday obstacles to establishing Islamic institutions, lifelong discrimination and racism, ... More


Antipolitics in the Banlieues of Lyon

Z. Fareen Parvez

in Politicizing Islam: The Islamic Revival in France and India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190225247
eISBN:
9780190225261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225247.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam, Religion and Society

Chapter 6 presents the movement of antipolitics in the working-class banlieues of Lyon, where individuals led precarious everyday lives and worked more for their salvation than any collective ... More


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