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" Haunting is a constituent element of modern social life. It is neither premodern superstition nor individual psychosis; it is a generalizable social phenomenon of great import. To study social life one must confront the ghostly aspects of it. "
Beyond Anne Frank: Hidden Children and Postwar Families in Holland - Page 12
by Diane L. Wolf - 2007 - 406 pages
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Ghostly Matters: Haunting and the Sociological Imagination

Avery Gordon - Social Science - 1997 - 252 pages
...way in which life is more complicated than those of us who study it have usually granted. Haunting is a constituent element of modern social life. It...social phenomenon of great import. To study social life one must confront the ghostly aspects of it. This confrontation requires (or produces) a fundamental...
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AngloModern: Painting and Modernity in Britain and the United States

Janet Wolff - Art - 2003 - 172 pages
...sociologist Avery Gordon has insisted that haunting is essential to the sociological imagination: Haunting is a constituent element of modern social life. It...social phenomenon of great import. To study social life one must confront the ghostly aspects of it.... The ghost is not simply a dead or a missing person,...
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Haunted Nations: The Colonial Dimensions of Multiculturalisms

Sneja Marina Gunew - Social Science - 2004 - 171 pages
...Matters examines the phenomenon of cultural 'haunting' in sociology: Haunting is a constituent element of social life. It is neither premodern superstition...a generalizable social phenomenon of great import. . . . The ghost is not simply a dead or missing person, but a social figure, and investigating it can...
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Haunting Capital: Memory, Text and the Black Diasporic Body

Hershini Bhana Young - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 235 pages
...anything but I thought I felt something." — "That is the ghost." -JEAN RHYS. Wide Sargasso Sea Haunting is a constituent element of modern social life. It...social phenomenon of great import. To study social life one must confront the ghostly aspects of it. This confrontation requires (or produces) a fundamental...
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The Invisible Flâneuse?: Gender, Public Space, and Visual Culture in ...

Aruna D'Souza, Tom McDonough - Art - 2006 - 185 pages
...haunting is essential to the sociological imagination. As she puts it: Haunting is a constituent clement of modern social life. It is neither pre-modern superstition nor individual psychosis; it is a generali/able social phenomenon of great import. To study social life one must confront the ghostly...
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Culture, Power And History: Studies in Critical Sociology

Stephen J. Pfohl - Social Science - 2006 - 556 pages
...way in which life is more complicated than those of us who study it have usually granted. Haunting is a constituent element of modern social life. It...social phenomenon of great import. To study social life one must confront the ghostly aspects of it. This confrontation requires (or produces) a fundamental...
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