Dec 09

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Post-structuralism attempted to distinguish itself from the use of the structural method. Engels, arguably out of character with the bulk of his writings, let the following slip in one of his letters: '… we still lack the technicians, agronomists, engineers, chemists, architects, etc. These become the "collective consciousness" of a particular people – a collective understanding that is keyed to both the local and global reality within which people are embedded.

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Dec 09

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Much of the intellectual legacy of "New Historicism" and "Cultural Materialism" can now be felt in the "Cultural Studies" movement in departments of literature, a movement not identifiable in terms of a single theoretical school, but one that embraces a wide array of perspectives—media studies, social criticism, anthropology, and literary theory—as they apply to the general study of culture. "Cultural Studies" arose quite self-consciously in the 80s to provide a means of analysis of the rapidly expanding global culture industry that includes entertainment, advertising, publishing, television, film, computers and the Internet. "Cultural Studies" brings scrutiny not only to these varied categories of culture, and not only to the decreasing margins of difference between these realms of expression, but just as importantly to the politics and ideology that make contemporary culture possible. "Cultural Studies" became notorious in the 90s for its emphasis on pop music icons and music video in place of canonical literature, and extends the ideas of the Frankfurt School on the transition from a truly popular culture to mass culture in late capitalist societies, emphasizing the significance of the patterns of consumption of cultural artifacts. "Cultural Studies" has been interdisciplinary, even antidisciplinary, from its inception; indeed, "Cultural Studies" can be understood as a set of sometimes conflicting methods and approaches applied to a questioning of current cultural categories.

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Dec 08

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New Directions in Analytical Political Economy, ed. Structuralism got its start in linguistics, but literature caught on quick. The identification of such factors in conjunction with the centre-periphery construct (and the other theses associated with it) has allowed for the development of formal theories with strict connection to economic policy recommendations, which led ( Seers 1962, pp. 192-193) to state that: The Latin American school of 'structuralists' [...] must be the first indigenous school of economics in an underdeveloped area.

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Dec 08

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The French theorist of the ‘new working class’, Andre Gorz, went so far as to declare, in early 1968, ‘in the foreseeable future there will be no crisis of European capitalism so dramatic as to drive the mass of workers to revolutionary general strikes’ (Gorz, 1968). 8 In this period, the official Left parties were pulling to the Right: the parties of the Second International were abandoning the old talk of ‘socialism’ while western Communist Parties were adopting ‘parliamentary roads’.

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Dec 08

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The second philosophical question that brought Lévi-Strauss into anthropology had been raised by Kant's philosophy. To oversimplify, words are always at a distance from what they signify and, to make matters worse, must be described by using other words. Although both of these orders can be rigorously determined, their superimposition appears as a pure contingency.9 I am thinking, rather, of a later L évi-Strauss, still little known by philosophers, who has recently been the object of a very illuminating commentary by Patrice Maniglier: the L évi-Strauss that can be seen, for example, in The Naked Man, whose conclusion fulfills the task announced in The Savage Mind.

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Dec 08

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Each of the poststructuralists considered here took stands on key injustices and conflicts. Actualization takes place in line with the dynamic unity thus established. Movement women had no shortage of responses to these objections, but the one that became a mantra of the new women's movement emerging out of these struggles was the claim that personal lives - relationships with friends, lovers, political comrades - were not personal at all but characterized by power and fraught with political meaning.

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Dec 08

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He is doomed to be excluded by the society as Foucault says: So formerly, unreason was set outside of judgment, to be delivered, arbitrarily, to the powers of reason. The relatively common notion that expansive participation is associated with instability is an error (Crozier, Huntington and Watanuki, 1975). Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Kant usually employs the term to designate the content sensed instead of the process of sensing.

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Dec 08

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Secondly, the binary opposition is a structuring device: a conscious choice. It also implies that Harker begins to cultivate feelings for Dracula other than those of repulsion and fear. The second edition has a new chapter devoted to Julia Kristeva, whose work in the fields of semiotics and psychoanalytic theory has made a significant contribution to recent continental thought. This movement took on fresh life in the 1970s and has since undergone an enormous development in connection with the movement for the liberation of women, especially in North America.

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Dec 07

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There are many branches of psychology; how you split them up will usually depend on which part of the world you are in, even which university or institution you were trained at. Brief outline of His philosophy with some relations to linguistics. 7. It has outgrown all the other historical sub-cultures. So far, it has been assumed that work is an intrinsic good. But the debate of defining path for development is not new. Foucault, M. (1977), "Fantasia of the library", in Bouchard, D.

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Dec 07

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As he sees it, the 60's (a period he defines as stretching from 1958 to 1974) resulted in a genuine and lasting '' 'revolution,' or 'transformation' in material conditions, life styles, family relationships and personal freedoms for the vast majority of ordinary people.'' The signature events of the 60's -- the emergence of the Beatles, the Berkeley and Columbia uprisings, May '68 in Paris and so on -- are in Marwick's view only the dramatic flashpoints of a pervasive breakdown of rigid social rules and hierarchies, in which widespread affluence, the influence of young people, the explosion of mass media and the development of an international popular culture played vital roles.

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