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Jean Echenoz: problematic patterns and symbolic violence

Ruth Cruickshank

in Fin de millénaire French Fiction: The Aesthetics of Crisis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571758
eISBN:
9780191721793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571758.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter examines patterns of crisis in the 1990s prose fictions of Goncourt prize winner Echenoz. Countering contradictory critiques of Echenoz as epitome or observer of postmodernity, it ... More


Inoculations of Evil in the U.S.-Mexican Border Region: Reflections on the Genocidal Potential of Symbolic Violence

Carole Nagengast

in Annihilating Difference: The Anthropology of Genocide

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230286
eISBN:
9780520927575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230286.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the genocidal potential of everyday symbolic violence. It studies a situation where difference has been essentialized, but has not yet led to genocide. It argues that although ... More


Rising and Falling: The Protestant Movement in Nîmes, 1562–1570

Allan A. Tulchin

in That Men Would Praise the Lord: The Reformation in Nimes, 1530-1570

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736522
eISBN:
9780199866229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736522.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 7 describes the history of Nîmes during the First and Second Wars of Religion, focusing on the Michelade, one of two massacres of Nîmes Catholics. It argues that, despite the arguments of ... More


Conclusion

Ruth Cruickshank

in Fin de millénaire French Fiction: The Aesthetics of Crisis

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571758
eISBN:
9780191721793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571758.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

Noting their prescience regarding 9/11 and the 21st‐century crisis of global capitalism, the Conclusion shows how the texts analysed afford critical purchase on the global market, and on French ... More


Looking back: the underlying push of symbolic violence in France

Saskia Huc-Hepher

in French London: A Blended Ethnography of a Migrant City

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781526143334
eISBN:
9781526166753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143341.00006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This initial chapter takes Bourdieu’s concept of symbolic violence as its theoretical starting point and considers French migrants’ uneasy relationship with the homeland. Based on respondents’ ... More


Gendering and engendering violence in women’s everyday lives

Suzanne Clisby and Julia Holdsworth

in Gendering women: Identity and mental wellbeing through the lifecourse

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781847426772
eISBN:
9781447311645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426772.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter explores understandings and experiences of gender-based violence and argues that GBV should be located along a broad, socio-culturally entrenched continuum of violence against women and ... More


Social Class and Test Performance: From Stereotype Threat to Symbolic Violence and Vice Versa

Jean-Claude Croizet and Mathias Millet

in Stereotype Threat: Theory, Process, and Application

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732449
eISBN:
9780199918508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732449.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Each year, the profile report issued by the College Board systematically reveals that Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) scores are strongly related to parental annual income (College Entrance ... More


The Dark Side of Activist Culture and its Gendered Dimension

Emma Craddock

in Living Against Austerity: A Feminist Investigation of Doing Activism and Being Activist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529205701
eISBN:
9781529205749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205701.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter explores the ‘dark side’ of activist culture, labelled this because of its negative effects and the fact that it is hidden from public view. It illustrates the negative aspects, ... More


Symbolic Violence and Affective Affinities

Steven Threadgold

in Bourdieu and Affect: Towards a Theory of Affective Affinities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529206616
eISBN:
9781529206623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206616.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Chapter Five considers how tastes, ethics, morals, values, aesthetics and the like are all key to thinking about modes of distinction and the dissemination of symbolic violence. These phenomena are ... More


The Obsolescence of Freedom?: Inequality, Symbolic Violence, and the Ongoing Dilemma of American Education

Dan Schubert and Elizabeth C. Lewis

in On Inequality and Freedom

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
March 2022
ISBN:
9780197583029
eISBN:
9780197583050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197583029.003.0024
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter explores how elements of culture perpetuate inequality.


Looking beyond: blended understandings of symbolic forces in London-French education on-land and on-line

Saskia Huc-Hepher

in French London: A Blended Ethnography of a Migrant City

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781526143334
eISBN:
9781526166753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143341.00010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 5 tends towards a blended ethnographic approach and returns to the theme of education, through the theoretical prism of symbolic violence. The first half of the chapter is dedicated to ... More


A Distinct Phenomenon

Mona Lena Krook

in Violence against Women in Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190088460
eISBN:
9780190088507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190088460.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 9 argues that violence against women in politics is not simply a gendered version of already-recognized forms of political violence. Rather, it constitutes a distinct phenomenon that ... More


French London: A Blended Ethnography of a Migrant City

Saskia Huc-Hepher

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781526143334
eISBN:
9781526166753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143341
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Based on several years of ethnographic fieldwork, French London provides rare insights into the everyday lived experience of a diverse group of French citizens who have chosen to make London home. ... More


Bourdieu and Affect: Towards a Theory of Affective Affinities

Steven Threadgold

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529206616
eISBN:
9781529206623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529206616.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

A Bourdieusian contribution to studies of affect provides a more comprehensive understanding of the everyday moments that make, transform and remake the social contours of inequality, and how those ... More


Responding at the structural (S) level

Mike Seal and Pete Harris

in Responding to Youth Violence Through Youth Work

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447323099
eISBN:
9781447323112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323099.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter uses critical theory to explore how youth workers need to consciously seek to avoid collusion with structural violence. The authors’ data suggests that many young people across the EU ... More


Doubly Insecure

Misha Klein

in Kosher Feijoada and Other Paradoxes of Jewish Life in São Paulo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039879
eISBN:
9780813043784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039879.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 6 examines the limits to Jewish belonging by exploring urban living, violence, and security as yet another set of factors that condition the Jewish experience in Brazil. Jews in São Paulo are ... More


‘Brexit blues’

Saskia Huc-Hepher

in French London: A Blended Ethnography of a Migrant City

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781526143334
eISBN:
9781526166753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143341.00013
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The Epilogue re-addresses questions raised in the initial ethnography but from a post-EU-referendum perspective. Returning to the original sites of research and (re)engaging with existing and new ... More


The Political Project of Austerity

Vicki Dabrowski

in Austerity, Women and the Role of the State: Lived Experiences of the Crisis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529210521
eISBN:
9781529210552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210521.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter takes a look on the social and political history of austerity in the UK. It begins with a historical contextualization of austerity as a repeating political project, exploring how the ... More


The courtier’s empire: a case study of providers and provision

Steven J. Courtney

in Corporate Elites and the Reform of Public Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326809
eISBN:
9781447326816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326809.003.0013
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In this chapter, I draw on Bourdieu’s concepts of symbolic violence, social capital and misrecognition to theorise three effects of a few elite multi-academy trust principals’ positioning on other ... More


Normalizing Suffering, Robadas, Coercive Power, and Marital Unions Among Ladinas in Eastern Guatemala

Cecilia Menjívar

in Marital Rape: Consent, Marriage, and Social Change in Global Context

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190238360
eISBN:
9780190615208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238360.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Based on her fieldwork and intensive interviews, Menjívar examines the intimate partner violence (rape) of nonindigenous (Ladina) women in Eastern Guatemala. Featured is the practice of robadas, or ... More


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