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Ghostly Matters : Haunting and the Sociological Imagination.

Author: Avery F Gordon
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView 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 Gordons 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
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Avery F Gordon
ISBN: 9780816665006 0816665001
OCLC Number: 476162557
Description: 1 online resource (276 pages)
Contents: Foreword; Introduction to the New Edition; 1 Her shape and his hand; 2 Distractions; 3 The other door, it's floods of tears with consolation enclosed; 4 Not only the footprints but the water too and what is down there; 5 There are crossroads; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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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 Gordons 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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