The Unacceptable

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John Potts, John Scannell
Palgrave Macmillan, Jan 1, 2013 - Social Science - 234 pages
Confronting the issue of the unacceptable as a social category, this collection of international essays provides distinctive perspectives on the theme of what is deemed socially acceptable. The book reveals the ways category of the unacceptable reflects sexual, racial and political fault-lines of a society.

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JOHN POTTS is Professor of Media at Macquarie University, Australia. He is author of A History of Charisma (Palgrave, 2009) and Culture and Technology (with Andrew Murphie, Palgrave, 2003), editor of After the Event: New Perspectives on Art History (with Charles Merewether, MUP, 2010) and Technologies of Magic (with Ed Scheer, Power Publications, 2006) and founding editor of Scan Journal of Media Arts Culture. He has published widely on contemporary culture, digital technology, media history, art and cultural history in journals such as Convergence, Meanjin and Senses of Cinema.JOHN SCANNELL is Lecturer in Media, Music and Cultural Studies at Macquarie University, Australia. He is author of James Brown, published in Equinox's Icon's of Pop series in 2011. He has published in a range of journals including New Formations, Convergence and Perfect Beat and his research interests include popular music, digital technology, media history and the philosophical work of Delueze and Guattari.