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Introduction

Heiko Narrog

in Modality, Subjectivity, and Semantic Change: A Cross-Linguistic Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199694372
eISBN:
9780191742279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694372.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Goals of this book — theoretical orientation/principles of the approach


Engaging the World

Ronald W. Langacker

in Cognitive Grammar: A Basic Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331967
eISBN:
9780199868209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331967.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Because it unfolds through time, conceptualization (and hence linguistic meaning) is inherently dynamic. There are numerous natural paths that it tends to follow, and which tend to coalign in ... More


Unidirectionality

Muriel Norde

in Degrammaticalization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207923
eISBN:
9780191709135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207923.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter is a detailed study of the directional preferences of primitive changes at several linguistic levels. It explores the notion of irreversibility and discusses desemanticization, ... More


Modality, Subjectivity, and Semantic Change: A Cross-Linguistic Perspective

Heiko Narrog

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199694372
eISBN:
9780191742279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694372.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book deals with the issue of subjectivity (and intersubjectivity) in modality from a synchronic perspective, and from a diachronic perspective more generally with semantic change in modality, ... More


Conclusion: Freedom and Self-Governance

Claire E. Rasmussen

in The Autonomous Animal: Self-Governance and the Modern Subject

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669561
eISBN:
9781452946757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669561.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The conclusion addresses the tensions between autonomy as the resistance against various forms of power and self-governance as the necessary limitations of individual power. The examples examined in ... More


Subjectification in the First Palestinian Intifada

Todd May

in Contemporary Political Movements and the Thought of Jacques Rancière: Equality in Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639823
eISBN:
9780748671724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639823.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses the question of subjectification, which is a central aspect of a democratic politics. The particular subjectification considered in this chapter is that of the Palestinian ... More


A pattern of islands: photographs in the cultural account

Andrew Blaikie

in The Scots Imagination and Modern Memory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748617869
eISBN:
9780748653515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617869.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter considers the different cultural accounts that have emerged to explain the social anatomies of the Northern and Western isles in the recent past. It elaborates some of the ways in which ... More


The subject

Saul Newman

in Unstable Universalities: Poststructuralism and Radical Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071287
eISBN:
9781781701522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071287.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter takes as its point of departure the condition of the subject under power, exploring the problem of self-domination or self-subjection: the way that the subject, rather than simply being ... More


Introduction: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire

Christopher P. Hanscom and Dennis Washburn

in The Affect of Difference: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852801
eISBN:
9780824868666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852801.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This essay summarizes the theoretical framework of the collection. The modes and policies of imperial systems make race intelligible through the representational logic of ‘differential inclusion’. ... More


Phantoms of Success: The Politics of Aspiration in Post-Boom Silicon Valley

Elsa Davidson

in The Burdens of Aspiration: Schools, Youth, and Success in the Divided Social Worlds of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720875
eISBN:
9780814785065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720875.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book explores the lived space of Silicon Valley by focusing on the experiences and aspirations of local youth as well as the educational, social, cultural, and political contexts that shape ... More


A Flexible Politics of Citizenship: Old Patterns, New Burdens, and the Space of Contradiction

Elsa Davidson

in The Burdens of Aspiration: Schools, Youth, and Success in the Divided Social Worlds of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720875
eISBN:
9780814785065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720875.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book has investigated young people's aspirations and the surrounding politics of class and social reproduction in Silicon Valley as well as political and social dimensions of the region's public ... More


Research frameworks: historical representations and formations of race and class meet neoliberal governance

Christy Kulz

in Factories for Learning: Making Race, Class and Inequality in the Neoliberal Academy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116178
eISBN:
9781526128430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116178.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Dreamfields describes how its disciplinarian structures liberate and transform its cohort of ‘urban children’. These children are assumed to come from unstructured, unhappy homes, where working class ... More


Staging Dissensus: Frederick Douglass and “We the People”

Jason Frank (ed.)

in A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813175621
eISBN:
9780813175652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175621.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores speeches and essays by Frederick Douglass to show the peculiarities of democratic claims making from an understanding of the people not as a unified subject but as a form of ... More


Wrestling with an Angel

J. Eric Stewart

in Living with Brain Injury: Narrative, Community, and Women's Renegotiation of Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764718
eISBN:
9780814770221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764718.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses the metaphysics of brain injury and disability. In particular, it focuses on the variety of spiritual and religious narratives and affiliations the women have discussed—from ... More


Sorting Inner and Outer: Wirelessness as Product, Wirelessness as Affectional

Adrian Mackenzie

in Wirelessness: Radical Empiricism in Network Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014649
eISBN:
9780262289597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014649.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter, which focuses on a single trait of conjunctive experience, and explores how it can be wielded as a radical empiricist technique, develops a way of working with affectional dimensions of ... More


Place and the Problem of Landscape

Jeff Malpas

in The Place of Landscape: Concepts, Contexts, Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015523
eISBN:
9780262295840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015523.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter aims to prove that the term “landscape” does not merely refer to a particular genre of art; however, it will begin the discussion by studying a landscape painting by John Glover. ... More


The Living Room Seminars: Pedagogies of the Spirit, Typification, and Elaboration

Jon Bialecki

in Diagram for Fire: Miracles and Variation in an American Charismatic Movement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294202
eISBN:
9780520967410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294202.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter investigates the religious pedagogy and techniques of subjectification associated with learning to hear from God, which in essence is the act of training oneself to at once prepare for ... More


The Politics of Transcendence

Karina Biondi

John F. Collins (ed.)

in Sharing This Walk: An Ethnography of Prison Life in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469623405
eISBN:
9781469630328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623405.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The fragile consistency generated by the politics described in chapter 3 gains stability when it takes on a transcendent form that is both the product and the producer of the immanence that permeates ... More


In the Software Factory

Carol Upadhya

in Reengineering India: Work, Capital, and Class in an Offshore Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199461486
eISBN:
9780199087495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461486.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 3 explores the organizational structures and practices that govern Indian IT workspaces and the mechanisms through which value is extracted from software labour. Drawing on interviews and ... More


Soft Capitalism Comes to India

Carol Upadhya

in Reengineering India: Work, Capital, and Class in an Offshore Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199461486
eISBN:
9780199087495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461486.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 4 describes the ‘New Age’ management ideas and ‘subjective’ techniques of organizational control that have been imported into the Indian IT industry, especially the promotion of ‘flat ... More


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