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The practice of everyday life

Author: Michel de Certeau; Steven Rendall
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1984.
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Michel de Certeau considers the uses to which social representation and modes of social behavior are put by individuals and groups, describing the tactics available to the common man for reclaiming his own autonomy from the all-pervasive forces of commerce, politics, and culture. In exploring the public meaning of ingeniously defended private meanings, de Certeau draws on an immense theoretical literature in  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michel de Certeau; Steven Rendall
ISBN: 0520047508 9780520047501 0520236998 9780520236998 0520061683 9780520061682 9780520271456 0520271459
OCLC Number: 10122084
Notes: Translation of: Arts de faire, which was v. 1 of L'invention du quotidien.
Description: xxiv, 229 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A very ordinary culture --
Theories of the art of practice --
Spatial practices --
Uses of language --
Ways of believing.
Other Titles: Arts de faire.
Responsibility: Michel de Certeau ; translated by Steven Rendall.

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