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Affected Signs, Sincere Subjects

in Discipline and Debate: The Language of Violence in a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520269460
eISBN:
9780520952010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269460.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the current discussions and tensions among Tibetans over how to produce monks. Disciplinary practices such as reprimand and corporal punishment are being reassessed by Tibetans ... More


Discipline

J. J. Long

in W. G. Sebald - Image, Archive, Modernity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633876
eISBN:
9780748651757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633876.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines Sebald's inclusion of present disciplinary practices into an archaeology of power or knowledge. It first studies the sexualised bodies and Sebald's accounts of power, and then ... More


Grid-Group Theory and Corporal Punishment

Jean Giles-Sims and Charles Lockhart

in Corporal Punishment of Children in Theoretical Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085471
eISBN:
9780300133806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085471.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter demonstrates the utility of one specific theory of culture—grid-group theory—for explaining variations in parental disciplinary practices. Accordingly, this chapter introduces grid-group ... More


Public Reprimand Is Serious Theatre

in Discipline and Debate: The Language of Violence in a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520269460
eISBN:
9780520952010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269460.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on one key disciplinary practice at Sera Monastery, the disciplinarian's “public reprimand.” It examines how this disciplinary practice can be pedagogical by way of its semiotic ... More


The Elusive Middle: Vitruvius’ Mediocracy of Virtue

John Oksanish

in Marginality, Canonicity, Passion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198818489
eISBN:
9780191859540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818489.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This piece considers the paradoxical reception of Vitruvius and his text, De architectura, as a bellwether of attitudes towards traditionally marginal texts and authors within the discipline of ... More


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