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The practice of everyday life

Author: Michel de Certeau
Publisher: Berkeley u.a. : Univ. of California Press, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. edView all editions and formats

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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michel de Certeau
ISBN: 9780520271456 0520271459
OCLC Number: 874809588
Description: 229 p.
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


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