The Practice of Everyday Life / Edition 3

The Practice of Everyday Life / Edition 3

by Michel de Certeau
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0520271459

ISBN-13: 9780520271456

Pub. Date: 12/01/2011

Publisher: University of California Press

In this incisive book, Michel de Certeau considers the uses to which social representation and modes of social behavior are put by individuals and groups, describing the tactics available to the common man for reclaiming his own autonomy from the all-pervasive forces of commerce, politics, and culture.
In exploring the public meaning of ingeniously defended

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In this incisive book, Michel de Certeau considers the uses to which social representation and modes of social behavior are put by individuals and groups, describing the tactics available to the common man for reclaiming his own autonomy from the all-pervasive forces of commerce, politics, and culture.
In exploring the public meaning of ingeniously defended private meanings, de Certeau draws brilliantly on an immense theoretical literature to speak of an apposite use of imaginative literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520271456
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
12/01/2011
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,166,031
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
General
Introduction

PART I: A VERY ORDINARY CULTURE
I. A Common Place: Ordinary Language
II. Popular Cultures: Ordinary Language
III. Making Do: Uses and Tactics

PART II: THEORIES OF THE ART OF PRACTICE
IV. Foucault and Bourdieu
V. The Arts of Theory
VI. Story Time

PART III: SPATIAL PRACTICES
VII. Walking in the City
VIII. Railway Navigation and
Incarceration
IX. Spatial Stories

PART IV: Uses of Language
X. The Scriptural Economy
XI. Quotations of Voices
XII. Reading as Poaching

PART V: WAYS OF BELIEVING
XIII. Believing and Making People Believe
XIV. The Unnamable


Indeterminate
Notes

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