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Meanings of life in contemporary Ireland : webs of significance

Author: Tom Inglis
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Series: Cultural sociology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The struggle to create and sustain meaning in our everyday lives is fought using cultural ingredients to spin the webs of meaning that keep us going. To help reveal the complexity and intricacy of the webs of meaning in which they are suspended, Tom Inglis interviewed one-hundred people in their native home of Ireland to discover what was most important and meaningful for them in their lives. Inglis believes
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Inglis
ISBN: 9781137429124 1137429127
OCLC Number: 881859247
Description: xv, 250 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Webs of significance --
2. Culture as meaning --
3. Place, family, and identity --
4. Money and success --
5. Politics --
6. port --
7. Religions --
8. Love --
9. Conclusion.
Series Title: Cultural sociology.
Responsibility: Tom Inglis.

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