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Knowledge Goes Pop

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Book Series: Culture Machine ISBN: 9781847883162 Year: Pages: 208 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_390769 Language: English
Publisher: Berg Publishers Grant: OAPEN-UK
Subject: Sociology --- Social Sciences
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A voice on late night radio tells you that a fast food joint injects its food with drugs that make men impotent. A colleague asks if you think the FBI was in on 9/11. An alien abductee on the Internet claims extra-terrestrials have planted a microchip in her left buttock. 'Julia Roberts in Porn Scandal' shouts the front page of a gossip mag. A spiritual healer claims he can cure chronic fatigue syndrome with the energizing power of crystals . . . What do you believe? Knowledge Goes Pop examines the popular knowledges that saturate our everyday experience. We make this information and then it shapes the way we see the world. How valid is it when compared to official knowledge and why does such (mis)information cause so much institutional anxiety? Knowledge Goes Pop examines the range of knowledge, from conspiracy theory to plain gossip, and its role and impact in our culture.What do you believe? This title examines the popular knowledges that

saturate our everyday experience. How valid is it when compared to

official knowledge and why does such (mis)information cause so much

institutional anxiety? It examines the range of knowledge, from

conspiracy theory to plain gossip, and its role and impact in our

culture.Clare Birchall is Senior Lecturer at Middlesex University.

Finis coronat opus - Festschrift für Walter Kroll zum 65. Geburtstag

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ISBN: 9783938616482 Year: Language: German
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Subject: Languages and Literatures --- Linguistics
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In the 24 contributions of this commemorative publication companions, colleagues and friends of the Göttingen Slavonic and Literary scholar Walter Kroll honor his 65th Birthday. Its thematic diversity reflects the breadth of the academic interests and research areas of the honoured. In addition to the essays on aspects of the Bulgarian, Croatian, Lachian, Polish, Russian and Czech literature, the volume contains also works regarding the following areas: cultural studies, literary theory, modern history, Russian philosophy, micro literary language research, language, personal names research, lexical semantics, historical and comparative linguistics . Some cheerful and a lyrical contribution, plus a list of publications round off the volume.

Frauen und Geschlechter

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ISBN: 9783205775072 Year: Pages: 436 Seiten DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_437152 Language: German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - D 3686
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This volume is an outcome of the FWF project P14853 "Ethnographie - Gender-Perspektive - Antikerezeption". The research project intended to connect ancient ethnography, gender studies and the running methodological debate. For this purpose the collaborators to the project organised two workshops. The volume contains the revised papers held at the first workshop Frauenbild und Geschlechterrollen bei antiken Autoren der römischen Kaiserzeit at the University of Innsbruck, 5.-8. 3. 2003. According to the goal of this workshop the papers connect the theoretical debates of postmodernism und feminism with the daily work of historians or philologists. Each paper touches , in some way or other, the premise underlying the mentioned project that an author's profile can be uncovered by comparing his text with other texts synchronically and diachronically. Most of the papers deal with the Roman imperial period. As a whole they cover the time span from the 5th century BCE to the 6th century CE. But they are not arranged chronologically but systematically. First comes a methodological introduction (C. Ulf and K. Schnegg) connected with a description of the papers. The first section then contains five articles pointing at the 'basis and kind of text and its lecture' (Grundlagen und Formen der Texte und der Textlektüre). The authors deal with Augustine, archaeological remains, and modern movies as well. Seven articles focusing on the topic 'historical realities within texts' (Historische Realität(en) im Text) build up the second section. They deal with the attic democray, Augustean propaganda, and authors from Cornelius Nepus to Synesios of Cyrene. In the last section 'text levels and pictures of sexes' (Textebenen und Bilder der Geschlechter) the reader finds articles concerning some aspects of ancient ethnography and the gender perspective of authors from Tacitus to Ennodius. The volume offers, in a broad chronological spectrum, varied perspectives on and ways of dealing with texts by separating consciously the search for historical realities form the interpretation of texts.

Frauen und Geschlechter

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ISBN: 9783205775096 Year: Pages: 380 Seiten DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_437191 Language: German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - D 3686
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This volume is an outcome of the FWF project P14853 "Ethnographie - Gender-Perspektive - Antikerezeption". The research project intended to connect ancient ethnography, gender studies and the running methodological debate. For this purpose the collaborators to the project organised two workshops. The volume contains the revised papers held at the first workshop Frauenbild und Geschlechterrollen bei antiken Autoren der römischen Kaiserzeit at the University of Innsbruck, 5.-8. 3. 2003. According to the goal of this workshop the papers connect the theoretical debates of postmodernism und feminism with the daily work of historians or philologists. Each paper touches , in some way or other, the premise underlying the mentioned project that an author's profile can be uncovered by comparing his text with other texts synchronically and diachronically. Most of the papers deal with the Roman imperial period. As a whole they cover the time span from the 5th century BCE to the 6th century CE. But they are not arranged chronologically but systematically. First comes a methodological introduction (C. Ulf and K. Schnegg) connected with a description of the papers. The first section then contains five articles pointing at the 'basis and kind of text and its lecture' (Grundlagen und Formen der Texte und der Textlektüre). The authors deal with Augustine, archaeological remains, and modern movies as well. Seven articles focusing on the topic 'historical realities within texts' (Historische Realität(en) im Text) build up the second section. They deal with the attic democray, Augustean propaganda, and authors from Cornelius Nepus to Synesios of Cyrene. In the last section 'text levels and pictures of sexes' (Textebenen und Bilder der Geschlechter) the reader finds articles concerning some aspects of ancient ethnography and the gender perspective of authors from Tacitus to Ennodius. The volume offers, in a broad chronological spectrum, varied perspectives on and ways of dealing with texts by separating consciously the search for historical realities form the interpretation of texts.

Dionysos in Archaic Greece

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Book Series: Religions in the Graeco-Roman World ISBN: 9789004144453 9789047418825 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Brill Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 100632
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An interpretation of the god Dionysos as seen by Greek vase painters before the golden age of classical culture, which will help understand his wide popularity beyond wine consumption, which lasted until the end of antiquity.

Globale Handlungsfelder. Medien - Politik - Bildung

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Book Series: Problemkreise der angewandten Kulturwissenschaft / ZAK, Zentrum für Angewandte Kulturwissenschaft und Studium Generale ISBN: 3866440677 Year: Volume: 13 Pages: 320 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_422331 Language: German
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Sociology --- Social Sciences
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Vernetztes Leben. Soziale und digitale Kulturen

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Book Series: Problemkreise der angewandten Kulturwissenschaft / ZAK, Zentrum für Angewandte Kulturwissenschaft und Studium Generale ISBN: 3866440197 Year: Volume: 12 Pages: 220 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_422333 Language: German
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Sociology --- Social Sciences
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Banal Militarism

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Book Series: Cultural Studies ISBN: 9783899423563 9783839403563 Year: DOI: 10.14361/9783839403563 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 103269
Subject: Social Sciences
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Öffentlich kaum wahrgenommen schreitet die Veralltäglichung des Militärischen und des Krieges voran. Der Begriff "Banal Militarism" lenkt die Aufmerksamkeit auf unspektakuläre Prozesse, die von den AutorInnen des Bandes anhand historischer wie aktueller Beispiele der Repräsentation, der Inszenierung und Aneignung des Militärischen in Literatur, Theater, Kino, (Computer-)Spiel, Mode sowie in der Presse und im Alltagsleben analysiert werden. Solche Phänomene in ihrer Wirkungsmächtigkeit auf politische Kultur zu thematisieren, theoretisch zu reflektieren und als bedeutsames Forschungsfeld zu konturieren, ist das zentrale Anliegen des Bandes.

Sociologie de la traduction

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ISBN: 9782911762758 9782356710239 Year: Language: French
Publisher: Presses des Mines
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Au début des années 80, un groupe de chercheurs de l’École des mines se penche sur un aspect du monde contemporain négligé par les sciences sociales : les sciences et les techniques. Comment sont-elles produites ? Comment leur validité ou leur efficacité sont-elles établies ? Comment se diffusent-elles ? Comment contribuent-ils à transformer le monde ? Ces travaux donnent naissance à une approche aujourd’hui reconnue : la sociologie de la traduction, dite aussi théorie de l’acteur réseau, ave...

Geschlechtertypisierungen im Kontext von Familie und Schule

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Book Series: Jahrbuch Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung in der Erziehungswissenschaft ISBN: 9783866498204 9783866490321 Year: Pages: 151 Language: German
Publisher: Verlag Barbara Budrich
Subject: Gender Studies
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The yearbook 2006 deals with gender images and gender-typical expectations with which children, adolescents and young adults are confronted in the process of growing up. In addition, new perspectives on gender relations in the family are discussed.

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