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NMD and the ‘everyday’

Natalie Bormann

in National Missile Defence and the Politics of US Identity: A Poststructural Critique

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074707
eISBN:
9781781701331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074707.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter further discusses missile defence, although it shifts from the official strategic documents to ‘everyday’ practices, first describing the realm of the everyday as one which covers an ... More


Can the Pentecostal Subaltern Speak?

Daniel Ramírez

in Migrating Faith: Pentecostalism in the United States and Mexico in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624068
eISBN:
9781469624082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624068.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The concluding discussion joins the current deconstruction—offered by several theorists of migration, religion, and culture—of the notion of apolitical Pentecostals and rural-to-urban migrants on ... More


Introduction: Ambiguous Habits and the Paradox of Asian American Racial Formation

Ju Yon Kim

in The Racial Mundane: Asian American Performance and the Embodied Everyday

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479897896
eISBN:
9781479837519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897896.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book explores the historical and theoretical relationship between the racial formation of Asian Americans and the mundane. More specifically, it considers how the paradox of Asian American ... 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


Knowledge Mobilization in Healthcare Networks: The Power of Everyday Practices

Sue Newell and Marco Marabelli

in Mobilizing Knowledge in Healthcare: Challenges for Management and Organization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198738237
eISBN:
9780191801686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738237.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter focuses on practices aimed at supporting knowledge mobilization to improve coordination across a network of organizations that are each involved in the care of children with complex ... More


“I am not that type of grandmother”: (non)compliance with the grandmother archetype among contemporary Czech grandmothers

Lucie Vidovićová and Lucie Galčanová

in Grandparenting Practices around the World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447340645
eISBN:
9781447340690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340645.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter discusses the ways in which a literary character from The Grandmother: A story of country life in Bohemia, written in 1855 by Božena Němcová, is translated into the contemporary ... More


Introduction: Doing Domesticity

Susan Fraiman

in Extreme Domesticity: A View from the Margins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231166348
eISBN:
9780231543750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166348.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Stages my argument over against left critiques of domesticity, which tend to privilege domestic ideology while overlooking non-conforming versions of “home.” Introduces the idea of “extreme” ... More


The Power of Everyday Aesthetics in World-Making

Yuriko Saito

in Aesthetics of the Familiar: Everyday Life and World-Making

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199672103
eISBN:
9780191838682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672103.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter argues for the importance of cultivating aesthetic literacy and vigilance, as well as practicing aesthetic expressions of moral virtues. In light of the considerable power of the ... More


Introduction

Ryan A. Quintana

in Making a Slave State: Political Development in Early South Carolina

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469642222
eISBN:
9781469641089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469642222.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book’s argument, explaining the emphasis on state space, developmental politics, and slavery. It examines the broader historiography of political ... More


Information and Communication Technology Design in a Complex Moral Universe: Ethnography-Based Development of a GPS Monitoring System for Persons Who Wander

Claudia Müller and Lin Wan

in Socio-Informatics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198733249
eISBN:
9780191797736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733249.003.0012
Subject:
Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization

Increasing life expectancy and reduced birth rates as results of the recent demographic changes are linked to drastic changes in age structures. Aging societies are facing enormous challenges that ... More


The Household as Infrastructure: The Politics and Porosity of Dwelling in a Time of Environmental Emergency

Fiona Allon

in The Greening of Everyday Life: Challenging Practices, Imagining Possibilities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198758662
eISBN:
9780191818585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758662.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Modern water, waste, and energy infrastructures are inseparable from everyday practices, bodily habits, and political ideals at both intimate and public levels. In the twenty-first century such ... More


Praise and Affirmation

Peggy J. Miller and Grace E. Cho

in Self-Esteem in Time and Place: How American Families Imagine, Enact, and Personalize a Cultural Ideal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199959723
eISBN:
9780190698898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199959723.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Chapter 5, “Praise and Affirmation,” is the first of three chapters that examine families’ everyday practices, based on ethnographic observations of six Centerville families over the course of a ... More


Friendly Profiteers

Peter Robb

in Useful Friendship: Europeans and Indians in Early Calcutta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099185
eISBN:
9780199083053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099185.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on the management of works on the Calcutta circular road and its northern extension at Saum Bazar (Shyambazar), and especially on underhand trade-offs between them and the ... More


Material Histories of the World: Scales and Dynamics

Frank Trentmann

in History after Hobsbawm: Writing the Past for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198768784
eISBN:
9780191822124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768784.003.0011
Subject:
History, Historiography

The modern world has involved an unprecedented ballooning of stuff. How can historians make sense of this massive surge? This chapter offers some conceptual and methodological tools and suggestions. ... More


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