Transgressing the Modern: Explorations in the Western Experience of Otherness

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Wiley, Aug 25, 1999 - Social Science - 248 pages
This book provides the most concise, accessible account yet available of modern Western cultural and social explorations of 'other' forms or aspects of life that are devalued or coded as unacceptable, even unthinkable, in the modern ethos.

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About the author (1999)

John Jervis has taught extensively in the areas of Sociology, Social Anthropology, and Cultural Studies, at the University of Kent at Canterbury. His previous book, Exploring the Modern (1999) is also published by Blackwell Publishers.

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