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" The ghost is not simply a dead or a missing person, but a social figure, and investigating it can lead to that dense site where history and subjectivity make social life. "
Beyond Anne Frank: Hidden Children and Postwar Families in Holland - Page 13
by Diane L. Wolf - 2007 - 406 pages
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The Cambridge Companion to Camus

Edward J. Hughes - Literary Criticism - 2007
...chapter, Avery Gordon writes: 'The ghost is not simply a dead or missing person, but a social figure, and investigating it can lead to that dense site where history and subjectivity make social life.'10 Cormery is haunted by his 198 father and by the forgotten in the graves of Solferino; Camus...
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Emerson's Ghosts: Literature, Politics, and the Making of Americanists

Randall Fuller - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 232 pages
...Hamlet The ghost is not simply a dead or missing person, but a social figure, and investivatinv ± J ooo it can lead to that dense site where history and subjectivity make social life. — Avery F. Gordon, Ghostly Matters: Haunting and the Sociological Imagination Emerson and the Critical...
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Cemeteries of Ambivalent Desire: Unearthing Deep South Narratives from a ...

Marie T. Hernández - Ethnology - 2008 - 239 pages
...living. A Social Figure The ghost is not simply a dead or a missing person, but a social figure, and investigating it can lead to that dense site where history and subjectivity make social life (Gordon 1997, 8). Kathy Reyes tells me of ghosts. Her sister has seen their late brother sitting in...
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Culture, Power And History: Studies in Critical Sociology

Stephen J. Pfohl - Social Science - 2006 - 556 pages
...the ghost, between the present and absent, the excluded and included and the visible and invisible, to that dense site where history and subjectivity make social life (8). Confronting the presence of ghostly matters in social life demands a change in knowledge production....
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