'The Ordinary is Political': Everyday Life as a Realised Signifying System

Storey, John (2009) 'The Ordinary is Political': Everyday Life as a Realised Signifying System. In: "Reading the Everyday: Literary and Cultural Perspectives", 3-4 Jul 2009, University of Paderborn, Germany. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

My paper will argue that Raymond Williams's concept of culture as a realized signifying system provides a means to understand everyday life as a site of signification and power without having to decide between seeing it as a realm of 'organised passivity' (Henri Lefebvre) or 'tactics' of resistance (Michel de Certeau).

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
Subjects: Media > Media and Cultural Studies
Divisions: Creative and Cultural Practices Beacon > Media and Cultural Studies Workstream
Faculty of Arts Design and Media > Department of Media
Depositing User: Lianne Hopper
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2014 10:59
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2014 10:59
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/4752

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