The Everyday Life Reader

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Ben Highmore
Psychology Press, 2002 - Social Science - 373 pages
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The Everyday Life Reader brings together thinkers ranging from Freud to Baudrillard with primary sources. It thus provides a complete and comprehensive resource on theories of everyday life.
Ben Highmore's introduction surveys the development of thought about everyday life, setting theories in their social and historical context, and each themed section opens with an essay introducing the debates. Sections include:
*Situating the Everyday
*Everyday Life and 'National Culture'
*Ethnography Near and Far
*Reclamation Work
*Everyday Things
  

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User Review  - Nat - Goodreads

Bought this when I was writing the Haute Banal paper. Interesting collection of papers on the everyday, but with a fair amount of po-mo jargon. Read full review

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User Review  - Eric - Goodreads

Excellent collection of critical writings on the patterns and daily minutia that slip through the fingers of theory. Read full review

Contents

PART
37
Erving Goffman
50
Michel de Certeau
63
Alice Kaplan and Kristin Ross
76
Karal Ann Marling
101
Harry Harootunian
118
PART THREE
139
Edgar Morin
153
Dorothy E Smith
271
Paul Willis
282
INTRODUCTION TO PART FIVE
295
Siegfried Kracauer
301
Jean Baudrillard
308
Luce Giard
319
Lynn Spigel
325
Daniel Miller
339

Georges Perec
176
JeanLuc Godard and AnneMarie Mieville
201
PART FOUR
223
Guy Debord
237
Stuart Hall
251
Steven Connor
346
Bibliography
352
Index
367
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About the author (2002)

Ben Highmore is Lecturer in Cultural and Media Studies at the University of the West of England. He is author of the companion volume Everyday Life and Cultural Theory: An Introduction (Routledge 2001)

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