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    The Practice of Everyday Life: v. 1 (Paperback) By (author) Michel de Certeau, By (author) Luce Giard, By (author) Pierre Mayol, Translated by Steven Rendall


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    DescriptionIn this incisive book, Michel de Certeau considers the uses to which social representation and modes of social behavior are put by individuals and groups, describing the tactics available to the common man for reclaiming his own autonomy from the all-pervasive forces of commerce, politics, and culture.

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    The Practice of Everyday Life: v. 1
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michel de Certeau, By (author) Luce Giard, By (author) Pierre Mayol, Translated by Steven Rendall
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 260
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 342 g
    ISBN 13: 9780520061682
    ISBN 10: 0520061683

    BIC E4L: PSY
    BIC subject category V2: JFC, JM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.3
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SOC026000
    DC21: 306.0944
    LC classification: HN8.C4313
    Thema V1.0: JM, JBCC
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    University of California Press
    Imprint name
    University of California Press
    Publication date
    23 September 1988
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    The late Michel de Certeau was Directeur d'Etudes at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris and Visiting Professor of French and Comparative Literature at University of California, San Diego.
    Review quote
    ""Everyday Life is littered with insights and perceptions, any one of which could make the career of an American academic."--Thomas Fleming, "Chronicles of Culture
    Table of contents
    Preface General Introduction PART I: A VERY ORDINARY CULTURE I. A Common Place: Ordinary Language II. Popular Cultures: Ordinary Language III. "Making Do": Uses and Tactics PART II: THEORIES OF THE ART OF PRACTICE IV. Foucault and Bourdieu V. The Arts of Theory VI. Story Time PART III: SPATIAL PRACTICES VII. Walking in the City VIII. Railway Navigation and Incarceration IX. Spatial Stories PART IV: USES OF LANGUAGE X. The Scriptural Economy XI. Quotations of Voices XII. Reading as Poaching PART V: WAYS OF BELIEVING XIII. Believing and Making People Believe XIV. The Unnamable Indeterminate Notes