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'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 (Unpublished)

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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).

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Depositing User: Lianne Hopper


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Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2014 10:59
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2019 09:09


Author: John Storey

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Institute of Arts and Creative Industries > Media and Cultural Studies Workstream
Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries > School of Media and Communications


Media > Media and Cultural Studies

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