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Cities, Classes, and the Social Order Cities, Classes, and the Social Order PDF By author Anthony Leeds last download was at 2018-07-08 06:05:00. This book is good alternative for Tainted Souls and Painted Faces : The Rhetoric of Fallenness in Victorian Culture. Download now for free or you can read online Cities, Classes, and the Social Order book. Cities, Classes, and the Social Order brings together nine conceptual and theoretical essays by the influential anthropologist, Anthony Leeds (1925-1989), whose pioneering work in the anthropology of complex societies was built on formative personal and research experiences in both urban and rural settings in the United States, Brazil, Venezuela, and Portugal. Leeds brought to his anthropology a simultaneous concern for science and humanism, and for explanation and interpretation. He constructed a nuanced and intricate vision of the connections among ecology, technology, history, evolution, structure, process, power, culture, social organization, and human creativity. The essays in this book draw on his approach to demarcate the role of cities in human history, the use and abuse of class analysis, the bases of power in complex societies, and an agenda for ethnographic and social-historical research in the contemporary world.
In addition to major but little-known writings and an important essay on Marx here published for the first time in English, a selection of Leeds's ethnographically and politically inspired poems are included, as are several of his professionally exhibited photographs. In addition, introductory essays by R. Timothy Sieber and Roger Sanjek chart the course of Leeds's career and the development of his theoretical viewpoint.

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Law and Community in Three American Towns Law and Community in Three American Towns PDF By author David M. Engel last download was at 2017-10-19 59:27:20. This book is good alternative for Tainted Souls and Painted Faces : The Rhetoric of Fallenness in Victorian Culture. Download now for free or you can read online Law and Community in Three American Towns book. Many commentators on the contemporary United States believe that current rates of litigation are a sign of decay in the nation's social fabric. Law and Community in Three American Towns explores how ordinary people in three towns-located in New England, the Midwest, and the South-view the law, courts, litigants, and social order.


Carol J. Greenhouse, Barbara Yngvesson, and David M. Engel analyze attitudes toward law and law users as a way of commentating on major American myths and ongoing changes in American society. They show that residents of "Riverside," "Sander County," and "Hopewell" interpret litigation as a sign of social decline, but they also value law as a symbol of their local way of life. The book focuses on this ambivalence and relates it to the deeply-felt tensions express between "community" and "rights" as rival bases of society.


The authors, two anthropologists and a lawyer, each with an understanding of a particular region, were surprised to discover that such different locales produced parallel findings. They undertook a comparative project to find out why ambivalence toward the law and law use should be such a common refrain. The answer, they believe, turns out to be less a matter of local traditions than of the ways that people perceive the patterns of their lives as being vulnerable to external forces of change.

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Hellenism and Homosexuality in Victorian Oxford Hellenism and Homosexuality in Victorian Oxford PDF By author Linda Dowling last download was at 2018-05-24 03:12:45. This book is good alternative for Tainted Souls and Painted Faces : The Rhetoric of Fallenness in Victorian Culture. Download now for free or you can read online Hellenism and Homosexuality in Victorian Oxford book. In April 1895, Oscar Wilde stood in the prisoner's dock of the Old Bailey, charged with "acts of gross indecency with another male person. These filthy practices, the prosecutor declared, posed a deadly threat to English society, "a sore which cannot fail in time to corrupt and taint it all." Wilde responded with a speech of legendary eloquence, defending love between men as a love "such as Plato made the very basis of his philosophy, and such as you find in the sonnets of Michelangelo and Shakespeare." Electrified, the spectators in the courtroom burst into applause.


Although Wilde was ultimately imprisoned, the courtroom response to his speech signaled a revolutionary moment-the emergence into the public sphere of a kind of love that had always been proscribed in English culture. In this luminous work of intellectual history, Linda Dowling offers the first detailed account of Oxford Hellenism, the Victorian philosophical and literary movement that made possible Wilde's brief triumph and anticipated the modern possibility of homosexuality as a positive social identity.


A homosocial culture and a language of moral legitimacy for homosexuality emerged, Dowling argues, as unforeseen consequences of Oxford University reform. Through their search in Plato and Greek literature for a transcendental value that might substitute for a lost Christian theology, such liberal reformers as Benjamin Jowett unintentionally created a cultural context in which male love-the "spiritual procreancy" celebrated in Plato's Symposium-might be both experienced and justified in ideal terms. Dowling traces the institutional career of Hellenism from its roots in Oxford reform through its blossoming in an approach to Greek studies that came to operate as a code for homosexuality. Recreating the incidents, controversies, and scandals that heralded the growth of Hellenism, Dowling provides a new cultural and theoretical context within which to read writers as diverse as Wilde, Jowett, John Addington Symonds, Walter Pater, Lord Alfred Douglas, Robert Buchanan, and W. H. Mallock.

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Memorabilia Memorabilia PDF By author Xenophon last download was at 2017-09-26 12:55:34. This book is good alternative for Tainted Souls and Painted Faces : The Rhetoric of Fallenness in Victorian Culture. Download now for free or you can read online Memorabilia book. An essential text for understanding Socrates, Xenophon's Memorabilia is the compelling tribute of an affectionate student to his teacher, providing a rare firsthand account of Socrates' life and philosophy. The Memorabilia is invaluable both as a work of philosophy in its own right and as a complement to the study of Plato's dialogues. The longest of Xenophon's four Socratic works, it is particularly revealing about the differences between Socrates and his philosophical predecessors.


Far more obviously than Plato in the dialogues, Xenophon calls attention in the Memorabilia to his own relationship with Socrates. A colorful and fully engaged writer, Xenophon aims above all to convince his readers of the greatness of Socrates' thought and the disgracefulness of his conviction on a capital charge. In thirty-nine chapters, Xenophon presents Socrates as an ordinary person and as a great benefactor to those associated with him.

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The Dark Side of Paradise : Political Violence in Bali The Dark Side of Paradise : Political Violence in Bali PDF By author Geoffrey B. Robinson last download was at 2017-03-23 43:57:47. This book is good alternative for Tainted Souls and Painted Faces : The Rhetoric of Fallenness in Victorian Culture. Download now for free or you can read online The Dark Side of Paradise : Political Violence in Bali book. "The Dark Side of Paradise is an effective attempt to put the politics back into Bali's twentieth-century history. With a sure mastery of both Indonesian and Dutch sources, Robinson analyzes the class tensions between aristocrats and commoners during the late colonial period."-Times Literary Supplement"Robinson's work reaches beyond history, amply illustrating the possibilities of what might be termed a 'comparative historical sociology' approach."-Indonesia"Robinson's incisive, well-written work demolishes the fiction of the 'peaceful Balinese' that pervades academic and popular literature, and, for the first time, places modern political history directly into the middle of Balinese scholarship."-Choice"This is a brilliant book that must be read by anybody interested in modern Indonesia."-Journal of the Royal Institute of Linguistics and Anthropology

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Cambodian Culture since 1975 : Homeland and Exile Cambodian Culture since 1975 : Homeland and Exile PDF By author Carol A. Mortland last download was at 2018-06-10 33:54:12. This book is good alternative for Tainted Souls and Painted Faces : The Rhetoric of Fallenness in Victorian Culture. Download now for free or you can read online Cambodian Culture since 1975 : Homeland and Exile book.
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The Republic of Letters : A Cultural History of the French Enlightenment The Republic of Letters : A Cultural History of the French Enlightenment PDF By author Dena Goodman last download was at 2018-06-22 60:47:38. This book is good alternative for Tainted Souls and Painted Faces : The Rhetoric of Fallenness in Victorian Culture. Download now for free or you can read online The Republic of Letters : A Cultural History of the French Enlightenment book. In the first major reinterpretation of the French Enlightenment in twenty years, Dena Goodman moves beyond the traditional approach to the Enlightenment as a chapter in Western intellectual history and examines its deeper significance as cultural history. She finds the very epicenter of the Enlightenment in a community of discourse known as the Republic of Letters, where salons governed by women advanced the Enlightenment project "to change the common way of thinking." Goodman details the history of the Republic of Letters in the Parisian salons, where men and women, philosophes and salonnieres, together not only introduced reciprocity into intellectual life through the practices of letter writing and polite conversation but also developed a republican model of government that was to challenge the monarchy. Providing a new understanding of women's importance in the Enlightenment, Goodman demonstrates that in the Republic of Letters men and women played complementary - and unequal - roles. Salonnieres governed the Republic of Letters by enforcing rules of polite conversation that made possible a discourse characterized by liberty and civility. Goodman chronicles the story of the Republic of Letters from its earliest formation through major periods of change: the production of the Encyclopedia, the proliferation of a print culture that widened circles of readership beyond the control of salon governance, and the early years of the French Revolution. Although the legacy of the Republic of Letters remained a force in French cultural and political life, in the 1780s men formed new intellectual institutions that asserted their ability to govern themselves and that marginalized women. TheRepublic of Letters introduces provocative explanations both for the failure of the Enlightenment and for the role of the Enlightenment in the French Revolution.

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Rethinking Home Economics : Women and the History of a Profession Rethinking Home Economics : Women and the History of a Profession PDF By author Sarah Stage last download was at 2017-04-17 39:34:20. This book is good alternative for Tainted Souls and Painted Faces : The Rhetoric of Fallenness in Victorian Culture. Download now for free or you can read online Rethinking Home Economics : Women and the History of a Profession book. Until recently, historians tended to dismiss home economics as little more than a conspiracy to keep women in the kitchen. This landmark volume initiates collaboration among home economists, family and consumer science professionals, and women's historians. What knits the essays together is a willingness to revisit the subject of home economics with neither indictment nor apology. It includes significant new work that places home economics in the twentieth century within the context of the development of women's professions.

Rethinking Home Economics documents the evolution of a profession from the home economics movement launched by Ellen Richards in the early twentieth century to the modern field renamed Family and Consumer Sciences in 1994. The essays in this volume show the range of activities pursued under the rubric of home economics, from dietetics and parenting, teaching and cooperative extension work, to test kitchen and product development. Exploration of the ways in which gender, race, and class influenced women's options in colleges and universities, hospitals, business, and industry, as well as government has provided a greater understanding of the obstacles women encountered and the strategies they used to gain legitimacy as the field developed.

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International Governance : Protecting the Environment in a Stateless Society International Governance : Protecting the Environment in a Stateless Society PDF By author Oran R. Young last download was at 2018-03-01 33:21:17. This book is good alternative for Tainted Souls and Painted Faces : The Rhetoric of Fallenness in Victorian Culture. Download now for free or you can read online International Governance : Protecting the Environment in a Stateless Society book. How can the global environment be safeguarded in the absence of a world government? In the vanguard of efforts to address this critical question, Oran R. Young draws on environmental issues to explore the nature of international governance. Young's analysis invokes the distinction between "governance," a social function involving the management of interdependent individuals or groups, and "government," a set of formal organizations that makes and enforces rules.

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Signifying Woman : Culture and Chaos in Rousseau, Burke, and Mill Signifying Woman : Culture and Chaos in Rousseau, Burke, and Mill PDF By author Linda M.G. Zerilli last download was at 2018-07-29 35:21:49. This book is good alternative for Tainted Souls and Painted Faces : The Rhetoric of Fallenness in Victorian Culture. Download now for free or you can read online Signifying Woman : Culture and Chaos in Rousseau, Burke, and Mill book. Woman has been defined in classic political theory as elusive yet dangerous, by her nature fundamentally destructive to public life. In the view of Linda M. G. Zerilli, however, gender relations shape the very grammar of citizenship. In deeply textured interpretations of Rousseau, Burke, and Mill, Zerilli recasts our understanding of woman as the agent of social chaos and makes a major advance for feminist political theory.

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