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Culture in the Plural
     

Culture in the Plural

by Michel De Certeau, Tom Conley (Translator), Luce Giard
 

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From the late Michel de Certeau comes an essential engagement with multiculturalism and identity politics. De Certeau stresses that anyone attempting to understand contemporary societies in the West must grasp the already-existing diversity that outflanks elitist conceptions of the "national group". He argues compellingly that old ideas of social unity have no

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From the late Michel de Certeau comes an essential engagement with multiculturalism and identity politics. De Certeau stresses that anyone attempting to understand contemporary societies in the West must grasp the already-existing diversity that outflanks elitist conceptions of the "national group". He argues compellingly that old ideas of social unity have no relevance in the diverse societies of today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816627677
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Edition description:
1
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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Richard Terdiman
Today Culture in the Plural seems astonishing by its prescience. Our nineties preoccupations with the difficult problems of multiculturalism are here anticipated and illuminated in work that is over twenty years old.

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