Giving Ground

But the dog left the pig – like a divorce . ' This segment illustrates , among other things , the elasticity of the human capacity to normalize neighbors , no matter how different . There were a few smiles and puns , but the only ...

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Author: Joan Copjec

Publisher: Verso

ISBN: 1859841341

Category: Social Science

Page: 312

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Giving Ground is prompted by two phenomena whose paradoxical convergence is currently altering our experience and conception of urban relations and city planning. On the one hand, forces of globalisation push towards conditions of homogenisation and deterritorialisation, while, on the other, a surging politics of identity barricades various groups behind particular claims and ignites violent persecutions. The covert relations between these phenomena is the focus of the essays in this volume. Giving Ground seeks to address a number of broad questions: What is the role and limit of urban space in the expression of group and individual rights and desires? Do democratic social relations require spatial propinquity? What, if any, are the characteristics of democratic urban space? What role does the individuality of cities play in the production of political culture? Contributors: Ariella Azoulay, Etienne Balibar, Lauren Berlant, Joan Copjec, Mark Cousins, Mike Davis, Samuel Delaney, Rosalind Deutsche, Thomas Elsaesser, Dean MacCannell, Michael Sorkin.

The City Cultures Reader

through the living room , the hall , the back bedroom , MH : ' So the dog and the pig run together ? ... This segment illustrates , among other things , the In the bedroom there is a picture on the dresser that elasticity of ...

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Author: Malcolm Miles

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415302455

Category: Social Science

Page: 508

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From Simmel and Burgess, to Zukin, Fainstein and Soja this title presents classic and contemporary writing on the culture of cities. Themes include: culture and technologies; everyday lives; contesting identity; boundaries and transgressions; utopias and dystopias, and possible urban futures.

Essays in Polynesian Ethnology

Among other things the priest asked the victim to deliver Eimeo, its chief, its pigs, women and other things into their hands ... Then a dog was killed by twisting its neck; its hair was singed off in a fire which had been made, and the ...

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Author: Robert W. Williamson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107600737

Category: Social Science

Page: 440

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This 1939 text examines whether the formation of a cohesive ethnology of Polynesia could be possible.

Essays in Polynesian Ethnology

Among other things the priest asked the victim to deliver Eimeo , its chief , its pigs , women and other things into their ... Then a dog was killed by twisting its neck ; its hair was singed off in a fire which had been made , and the ...

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Author: Robert Wood Williamson

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: 1001409876

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Through the Black Mirror

the degradation was broad-ranging but relevant to this chapter is the maltreatment of detainees as/involving dogs, ... which means, among other things, that a Muslim may not pray after being touched by a dog” (2009, p. 157).

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Author: Terence McSweeney

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783030194581

Category: Social Science

Page: 297

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This edited collection charts the first four seasons of Black Mirror and beyond, providing a rich social, historical and political context for the show. Across the diverse tapestry of its episodes, Black Mirror has both dramatized and deconstructed the shifting cultural and technological coordinates of the era like no other. With each of the nineteen chapters focussing on a single episode of the series, this book provides an in-depth analysis into how the show interrogates our contemporary desires and anxieties, while simultaneously encouraging audiences to contemplate the moral issues raised by each episode. What if we could record and replay our most intimate memories? How far should we go to protect our children? Would we choose to live forever? What does it mean to be human? These are just some of the questions posed by Black Mirror, and in turn, by this volume. Written by some of the foremost scholars in the field of contemporary film and television studies, Through the Black Mirror explores how Black Mirror has become a cultural barometer of the new millennial decades and questions what its embedded anxieties might tell us.

Caste Identities and The Ideology of Exclusion

Strikingly, here the untouchable or Chandala is equated with a dog or a pig.This, among other things makes casteism a living reality, that it is the denial of humanity to those castes which are considered 'low'.

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Author: Sebastian Velassery

Publisher: BrownWalker Press

ISBN: 9781627347037

Category: Social Science

Page: 146

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Today, when India is certainly once more emerging as one of the most important social experiments in the world, it is more than ever incumbent to explore and re-discover the underlying reasons and philosophy that marginalized the Indian consciousness in terms of caste, ethnicity, religion and the like. This book is intentionally taking a re-look at caste as ontology in a deeper level by taking recourse to the major mode of dehumanization that has been systematically happened in this country by upholding tradition as sacred and thus cannot be challenged. Unlike the European enlightenment which was powerful enough to overthrow a cognitive method that was centered on religious considerations, Indian cultural and civic movements could not depose doctrinal claims based on caste and caste identities. Therefore, the most significant question is: Can a new form of civic culture devoid of Varnashrama morals and their preceptors will be a possible reality in this tradition and culture? This is the most formidable, intellectual, cultural, political and social anxiety that post-independence India faces with regard to the humanization debates of Indian societies.

Chinese History and Culture

7 The nine Dageng listed on the bamboo slips are respectively made of ox, sheep, deer, pig, suckling pig, dog, ... The slips mentioned, among other things, deer flank, beef flank, dog flank, lamb flank, beef chuck, deer chuck, ...

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Author: Ying-shih Yü

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231542012

Category: History

Page: 432

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The recipient of the Kluge Prize for lifetime achievement in the humanities and the Tang Prize for "revolutionary research" in Sinology, Ying-shih Yü is a premier scholar of Chinese studies. Chinese History and Culture volumes 1 and 2 bring his extraordinary oeuvre to English-speaking readers. Spanning two thousand years of social, intellectual, and political change, the essays in these volumes investigate two central questions through all aspects of Chinese life: what core values sustained this ancient civilization through centuries of upheaval, and in what ways did these values survive in modern times? From Yü Ying-shih's perspective, the Dao, or the Way, constitutes the inner core of Chinese civilization. His work explores the unique dynamics between Chinese intellectuals' discourse on the Dao, or moral principles for a symbolized ideal world order, and their criticism of contemporary reality throughout Chinese history. Volume 1 of Chinese History and Culture explores how the Dao was reformulated, expanded, defended, and preserved by Chinese intellectuals up to the seventeenth century, guiding them through history's darkest turns. Essays incorporate the evolving conception of the soul and the afterlife in pre- and post-Buddhist China, the significance of eating practices and social etiquette, the move toward greater individualism, the rise of the Neo-Daoist movement, the spread of Confucian ethics, and the growth of merchant culture and capitalism. A true panorama of Chinese culture's continuities and transition, Yü Ying-shih's two-volume Chinese History and Culture gives readers of all backgrounds a unique education in the meaning of Chinese civilization.

British and Foreign Medico chirurgical Review

8. Yellow fever.- Monkey , horse , cattle , dog , cat , sheep , goat , pig , rat , fish , oysters , fies — all at the same time with man , ( e.g. ) in Texas . 9. Plague ( = “ black death " ) .- Oxen and pig ( Renatus ) . It is more than ...

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ISBN: HARVARD:32044103051496

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New Perspectives in Southeast Asian and Pacific Prehistory

In Blench (2012) he does this through a tour de force of unrestrained assertion: among other things, we are told 1) 'That the Austronesians, far from being agriculturalists, were fisher-foragers', 2) 'That the dogs, pigs and chickens ...

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Author: Philip J. Piper

Publisher: ANU Press

ISBN: 9781760460952

Category: Social Science

Page: 384

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‘This volume brings together a diversity of international scholars, unified in the theme of expanding scientific knowledge about humanity’s past in the Asia-Pacific region. The contents in total encompass a deep time range, concerning the origins and dispersals of anatomically modern humans, the lifestyles of Pleistocene and early Holocene Palaeolithic hunter-gatherers, the emergence of Neolithic farming communities, and the development of Iron Age societies. These core enduring issues continue to be explored throughout the vast region covered here, accordingly with a richness of results as shown by the authors. Befitting of the grand scope of this volume, the individual contributions articulate perspectives from multiple study areas and lines of evidence. Many of the chapters showcase new primary field data from archaeological sites in Southeast Asia. Equally important, other chapters provide updated regional summaries of research in archaeology, linguistics, and human biology from East Asia through to the Western Pacific.’ Mike T. Carson Associate Professor of Archaeology Micronesian Area Research Center University of Guam

Earth A Visitor s Guide

But some people just have to be different. Forget dogs and cats, fish and birds, hamsters and guinea pigs, here are some of the weirder pets that have been kept by ... Among other things he owned a zebra, a coyote, and a hyena.

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Author: Ian Harrison

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9781405333252

Category: Reference

Page: 360

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Packed with unputdownable trivia, Earth: A visitor's guide is full of everything you ever needed to know about our planet and the people who live on it. It has odd creatures doing very strange things – dressing pets up as movie stars and trying to walk backwards up mountains, playing bizarre sports such as toe-wrestling, and plotting extraordinary hoaxes and scams. Plus discover urban myths, famous phobias, popular phallacies and extraordinary endurance events. Find out all about it in this out-of-this-world guide.