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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Events and The Social Sciences.
London : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Hazel Andrews; Teresa Leopold
|Description:||1 online resource (164 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; EVENTS AND THE SOCIAL SCIENCES; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Case studies; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; The study of events; Chapter outlines; 2 Events and society; Pre-modern society; Modern society; Postmodern society; Summary; Suggested reading; Useful websites; 3 Events and ritual; Ritual; Religion and ritual; Rituals as rites of passage; Ritual scripts and artefacts; Secular rituals; Invented tradition and events; Summary; Suggested reading; Useful websites; 4 Events performances; The event as a performance. Social vs. cultural performancesContextualising performances; Cultural norms; Communicating performances; Contested performances; Summary; Suggested reading; Useful websites; 5 Events and consumption; Consumption; Commodification; Consumption and identity; Changes in consumption practice; Conspicuous giving; Summary; Suggested reading; Useful websites; 6 Place and representation; Place; Landscape; Sense of place; Belonging and place identity; The production of space; Role of media; Summary; Suggested reading; Useful websites; 7 Habitus, the body and gender; Habitus; The senses; Embodiment. Symbolic bodiesGender roles; Summary; Suggested readings; Useful websites; Explanation for Figure 7.2; 8 Conclusion; Why the social sciences?; Areas for further research; Bibliography; Index.|