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The practice of everyday life

Author: Michel de Certeau, kerkhistoricus; Steven Rendall
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 2011.
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Een studie over alledaagse levensstijlen, hoe men door een stad loopt, van een supermarkt gebruik maakt, verschillende vormen van taalgebruik bezigt. Het is een poging om de vluchtige orde van het alledaagse juist in haar vluchtigheid als belangrijk moment weer te geven.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michel de Certeau, kerkhistoricus; Steven Rendall
ISBN: 0520271459 9780520271456
OCLC Number: 768977265
Notes: Originally published: 1984.
Description: 229 p. ; 23 cm
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
Responsibility: Michel de Certeau ; translated [from the French] by Steven Rendall.


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  Read more...


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