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The Metaphysics of Gender

Charlotte Witt

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199740413
eISBN:
9780199918720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740413.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book is about gender essentialism: what it is and why it might be true. It opens with the question: What is gender essentialism? After distinguishing between essentialism about gender viewed as ... More


Desiring Hong Kong, Consuming South China: Transborder Cultural Politics, 1970-2010

Eric Kit-wai Ma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083459
eISBN:
9789882209329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083459.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book is a study of consumer desire and cultural production in China through the lived experience of ordinary people. It focuses on the complex and changing cultural patterns in Hong Kong's ... More


Beyond Stop Rates: Using Qualitative Methods to Examine Racially Biased Policing

Rod K. Brunson

in Race, Ethnicity, and Policing: New and Essential Readings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776155
eISBN:
9780814777480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776155.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter highlights weaknesses in existing methodologies and data on police behavior. It argues that researchers have failed to adequately employ qualitative methodologies that can provide a ... More


Narrative Turns

Cheryl Mattingly and Linda C. Garro

in Narrative and the Cultural Construction of Illness and Healing

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520218246
eISBN:
9780520935228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218246.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter studies several extended reflections on how illness and healing are constructed through narrative. It examines points of both divergence and convergence in the previous chapters, and ... More


A research-informed approach for housing design

Kim Steele and Sherry Ahrentzen

in At Home With Autism: Designing housing for the spectrum

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447307976
eISBN:
9781447303817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307976.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

The approach in developing design goals and guidelines derives in part from evidence-based practices (EBP) in autism interventions and in design. Instead of strict adherence to an EBP process, ... More


The Psychic Economy and Fetishization of Traumatic Lived Experience

Peter Capretto

in Trauma and Transcendence: Suffering and the Limits of Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280261
eISBN:
9780823281602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280261.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Trauma theorists have thoroughly named the impossibility of adequately witnessing to the traumatic experience of others. Yet the demand of trauma researchers to study and advocate on behalf of ... More


Nature and Life-World: Merleau-Ponty

Fred Dallmayr

in Return to Nature?: An Ecological Counterhistory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134338
eISBN:
9780813135953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134338.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

When the emphasis on abstract theorizing shifted to a focus on lived experience, Maurice Merleau-Ponty was at the forefront. He collaborated with Jean-Paul Sartre in the French resistance movement. ... More


Postscript

Bill Bytheway

in Unmasking age: The significance of age for social research

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426185
eISBN:
9781447304128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426185.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The lives of May Nilewska and Frances Partridge demonstrated how the lived experience of growing older is one of slow but constant change, change that continues for as long as there is life. Later ... More


The “Remainder” in Modern Medicine: The Lived Experience of Illness and Existential Anxiety

Nicole M. Piemonte

in Afflicted: How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037396
eISBN:
9780262344968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037396.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines why privileging calculative or technical thinking is particularly problematic in medical practice. Because medicine and medical education focus on the “real” and the ... More


Postcoloniality as the Aftermath of Terror among Vietnamese Refugees

Janis H. Jenkins and Michael Hollifield

in Postcolonial Disorders

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252233
eISBN:
9780520941021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252233.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the transformation of lived experience and modes of subjectivity for Vietnamese refugees, primarily military men who have resettled to the U.S. It traces the experiential ... More


The Experiential Basis of Subjectivity: How Individuals Change in the Context of Societal Transformation

Arthur Kleinman and Erin Fitz-Henry

in Subjectivity: Ethnographic Investigations

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520247925
eISBN:
9780520939639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247925.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter centers on Western ethical discourse, which assumes the existence of a unified human nature that is neurologically connected and historically unchanging. It introduces the term human ... More


Why We Dance: A Philosophy of Bodily Becoming

Kimerer LaMothe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171052
eISBN:
9780231538886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171052.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Within intellectual paradigms that privilege mind over matter, dance has long appeared as a marginal, derivative, or primitive art. Drawing support from theorists and artists who embrace matter as ... More


Eschatology and Positivism: The Critique of Phenomenology in Derrida and Foucault

Leonard Lawlor

in The Implications of Immanence: Toward a New Concept of Life

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226535
eISBN:
9780823235742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226535.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Phenomenology has shown a remarkable resilience across the 20th century and has already conceived life through its central concept of Erlebnis, “lived-experience,” or vécu. ... More


‘Still out there?’ Is the service user voice becoming lost as user involvement moves into the mental health research mainstream?

Kati Turner and Steve Gillard

in Critical Perspectives on User Involvement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847427519
eISBN:
9781447305590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427519.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Service user involvement in mental health research has moved on from the pioneering research that characterized the turn of the millennium: the surveys of service provision environments supported by ... More


Lived experiences of poverty and prosperity in austerity Britain

Daniel Edmiston

in Welfare, Inequality and Social Citizenship: Deprivation and Affluence in Austerity Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447337461
eISBN:
9781447337508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337461.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores how poor and rich citizens negotiate the institutions and ideals that have come to structure welfare and inequality. By examining the lived experiences of those marginalised and ... More


Un écart infime (Part I): Foucault's Critique of the Concept of Lived-Experience (Vécu)

Leonard Lawlor

in The Implications of Immanence: Toward a New Concept of Life

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226535
eISBN:
9780823235742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226535.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the difference between le vécu (“lived-experience”) and le vivant (“the living”), that is, it intends to examine the different logics, we might say, ... More


Metaphysics and Powerlessness: An Introduction to the Concept of Life-ism

Leonard Lawlor

in The Implications of Immanence: Toward a New Concept of Life

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226535
eISBN:
9780823235742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226535.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter lays out the structure of “life-ism.” The chapter is organized into four steps. First, it argues that, despite differences, Heidegger's conception of Nietzsche's ... More


Césaire, Fanon, and Immediacy as a Project

Ben Etherington

in Literary Primitivism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602366
eISBN:
9781503604094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602366.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 5 is the book’s central literary study. It “slow reads” Frantz Fanon’s epochal essay “The Lived Experience of the Black” as a critical dramatization of Aimé Césaire’s Cahier d’un retour au ... More


The Meaning of Memory Loss: Illness, Identity, and Biography

Renée L. Beard

in Living with Alzheimer's: Managing Memory Loss, Identity, and Illness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479800117
eISBN:
9781479855377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800117.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This introductory chapter presents the topic of the book, Alzheimer’s illness narratives, and outlines the remaining chapters. While AD is currently constructed as a problem of epidemic proportion, ... More


Psychopathic Comportment and Moral Incapacity

Kerrin A. Jacobs

in Being Amoral: Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027915
eISBN:
9780262320382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027915.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter addresses an issue of a mainly intrasubjective failure in psychopathy, here described as a lack in moral self-realization. The author takes a phenomenological approach, drawing especially ... More


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