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Generation | Garderobe | Geschlecht - Kleidungspraxis bei Mutter-Tochter-Paaren

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ISBN: 9783863952136 Year: DOI: 10.17875/gup2015-824 Language: German
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Subject: Social Sciences
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Geben, Nehmen, Schenken, Leihen und Vererben – Prozesse der Weitergabe sind ebenso vielschichtig wie die Beziehungen, die sie manifestieren. Die Studie betrachtet die Modi des Austauschs und die wechselseitigen Wahrnehmungen von Mutter-Tochter-Paaren anhand ihrer alltäglichen Kleidungspraxen. Ausgehend von Gesprächen, Familienfotos und Beobachtungen vor Kleiderschränken spürt sie den vestimentären Erfahrungshorizonten zweier Frauengenerationen nach. Gefragt wird nach den Generationalisierungen, den Konzeptionalisierungen von Weiblichkeit sowie den historisch vorgeprägten Geschmackspräferenzen, die diesen Prozessen zugrunde liegen. Neben Konstruktionen von Gemeinsamkeit und Differenz wird dabei der Zusammenhang von Generation und Geschlecht diskutiert.

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gender --- mother --- daughter --- dress

Cultivating political and public identity: Why plumage matters

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ISBN: 9781526114600 Year: Pages: 272 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_631396 Language: English
Publisher: Manchester University Press Grant: London School of Economics and Political Science
Subject: Political Science --- Ethnology --- History
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"Throughout the twentieth century, everyone from Marxists to economic individualists assumed that social and political activity was driven by the rational pursuit of material gain. Today, the fundamental importance of the cultivation and preservation of identity is finally re-emerging. In this book, Rodney Barker explores the rich fabric of speech, dress, diet and the built environment from which human identity is made. The colour of a scarf or the accent of a conversation can unite people or divide them, and the smallest detail can play its part in signalling who are allies and who are enemies. Identity simultaneously generates equality and inequality – it is both the engine of public life and the cause of its confusion and conflict – and a better understanding of its subtleties is crucial if we are to confront the tensions that it produces in society. Synthesising methods and ideas from numerous disciplines – including history, political science, anthropology, law and sociology – Barker presents a picture of human life as more than just a collection of material interests. His ultimate aim is to show that no human activity is trivial or meaningless, that everything counts and plumage matters."

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