Senses of culture

South African culture studies

Publisher: Oxford University Press in Oxford

Written in English
Published: Pages: 559 Downloads: 586
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Subjects:

  • Mass media -- Social aspects -- South Africa.,
  • Popular culture -- South Africa.,
  • Youth -- South Africa -- Cross-cultural studies.,
  • South Africa -- Social life and customs.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [517]-545) and index.

Other titlesSouth African culture studies
Statementedited by Sarah Nuttall and Cheryl-Ann Michael.
ContributionsMichael, Cheryl-Ann., Nuttall, Sarah.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM101 .S375 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 559 p. :
Number of Pages559
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22350046M
ISBN 100195718399

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Everyday life in South Africa has been dominated by the politics of racial identities, while such identities form and re-form around a range of cultural activities and practices.

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Adding her stimulating and finely framed ethnography to recent work in the anthropology of the senses, Kathryn Geurts investigates the cultural meaning system and resulting sensorium of Anlo-Ewe-speaking people in southeastern Ghana.

Geurts discovered that the five-senses model has little relevance in Anlo culture, where balance is a sense, and balancing (in a physical and psychological sense 5/5(1). Book Description. The Senses in Self, Society, and Culture is the definitive guide to the sociological and anthropological study of the senses.

Vannini, Waskul, and Gottschalk provide a comprehensive map of the social and cultural significance of the senses that is woven in a thorough analytical review of classical, recent, and emerging scholarship and grounded in original empirical data that. Sight and the Ancient Senses is the first thorough introduction to the conceptualization of sight in the history, visual culture, literature and philosophy of classical antiquity.

Examining how the Greeks and Romans interpreted what they saw, the collection also considers sight in relation to the other senses. In the Realm of the Senses (French: L'Empire des sens, Japanese: 愛のコリーダ, Ai no korīda, "Corrida of Love") is a French-Japanese art film written and directed by Nagisa Oshima.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Introduction: imagining the present / Sarah Nuttall and Cheryl-Ann Michael --Finding culture / Robert Thornton --The place of the human / John Noyes --Citizenship and modernity in Soweto / Jane Starfield and Michael Gardiner --Art worlds: the performances of Samson Mudzunga.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Introduction: imagining the past / Sarah Nuttall, Cheryl-Ann Michael --Finding culture / Robert Thornton --The place of the human / John Noyes --Citizenship and modernity in Soweto / Jane Starfield, Michael Gardiner --Art worlds: the performances of Samson Mudzunga / Oren.

The volume demonstrates that any ethnographic discussion of the senses involves a priori claims about modernity. Thus the senses are explored in contemporary political and racial violence, exchange practices, the emotions, national identity, food-ways, spatial organization, leisure activity, and the electronic by:   "The senses are the only avenues to the brain by means of which the outside world makes its way into a little child's inner consciousness.

A baby's brain is an almost unexplored, untracked place, empty save for a few instinct paths—certain motor tracts tenanted by inherited memories which lead him to cry, to nurse, and to perform some other reflex movements. Everyday and/or vernacular religion are now at the cutting edge of the study of religions.

The agenda of Religious Studies as well as that of other disciplines interested in religion (e.g. Classics, History, Sociology, Anthropology and [in some places] Philosophy). "The City of Senses is a timely contribution to understanding the 'geography of labor' and its relation to the injustices facing working people across the globe.

DeFazio opens up our senses - to become more acutely aware - of how capitalist relations of production eclipse human needs in the overwhelming panorama of consumption and greed we know. Empires of the Senses. Part I: The Prescience of the Senses "Culture Tunes Our Neurons" 1.

Oliver Sacks, "The Mind's Eye: What the Blind See" 2. Marshall McLuhan, "Inside the Five Sense Sensorium" Part II. The Shifting Sensorium Historicizing Perception 3. Susan Stewart, "Remembering the Senses" : Berg Publishers. Making Sense of Culture Orlando Patterson Department of Sociology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts ; email: [email protected] Annu.

Rev. Sociol. –30 First published online as a Review in Advance on May 2, The Annual Review of Sociology is online at This article’s doi:File Size: 1MB. In The Senses of Democracy, Francine R. Masiello traces a history of perceptions expressed in literature, the visual arts, politics, and history from the start of the nineteenth century to the present day.A wide transnational landscape frames the book along with an original and provocative thesis: when the discourse on democracy is altered—when nations fall into crisis or the increased.

Senses of culture: South African culture studies / edited by Sarah Nuttall and Cheryl-Ann Michael. Format Book Published Cape Town: Oxford University Press, Description xiii, p.: ill. ; 22 cm. Other contributors Nuttall, Sarah.

Michael, Cheryl-Ann. Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. The Senses and Society. The Senses and Society is a journal founded in by Michael Bull and David Howes, together with Doug Kahn and Paul Gilroy.

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The senses are gateways of knowledge, instruments of power, sources of pleasure and pain - and they are subject to dramatically. Culture, Embodiment, and the Senses will provide an historical and cross-cultural analysis of the politics of sensory experience.

The subject will address western philosophical debates about mind, brain, emotion, and the body and the historical value placed upon sight, reason, and rationality, versus smell, taste, and touch as acceptable modes of knowing and knowledge production.The Deepest Sense: A Cultural History of Touch fleshes out our understanding of the past with explorations of lived experiences of embodiment from the Middle Ages to modernity.

This intimate and sensuous approach to history makes it possible to foreground the tactile foundations of Western culture--the ways in which feelings shaped society.Three Senses Of Culture -T.S.

Elliot criticizes Mathew Arnold's idea of culture in his book, Culture and Anarchy-- Yet embraces it on the Individual level. (Culture being the "perfection" at which one should aim within a certain class system).