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Ghostly matters : haunting and the sociological imagination

Author: Avery Gordon
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : English : New University of Minnesota Press edView all editions and formats
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Written with a power to match its subject, Ghostly Matters demonstrates that past or haunting social forces control present life in different and more complicated ways than most social analysts presume. Avery Gordon?s influential work has advanced the way we look at the complex intersections of race, gender, and class as they traverse our lives in sharp relief and shadowy manifestations.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gordon, Avery.
Ghostly matters.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007049308
(OCoLC)183608527
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Avery Gordon
ISBN: 9780816665006 0816665001 0816654468 9780816654468
OCLC Number: 232663637
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 252 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Her shape and his hand --
Distractions --
The other door, it's floods of tears with consolation enclosed --
Not only the footprints but the water too and what is down there --
There are crossroads.
Responsibility: Avery F. Gordon, with a new introduction ; foreword by Janice Radway.
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Written with a power to match its subject, Ghostly Matters demonstrates that past or haunting social forces control present life in different and more complicated ways than most social analysts presume. Avery Gordon?s influential work has advanced the way we look at the complex intersections of race, gender, and class as they traverse our lives in sharp relief and shadowy manifestations.

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