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- 1st ed. 2013
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'A valuable addition to a range of sociological concerns which focus on cultural memory, the politics of emotion, and the changing face of nation-ness, citizenship and subjectivity.' - Suki Ali, London School of Economics, UK
VIC SEIDLER Professor of Social Theoryin the Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK. He is author of Transforming Masculinities: Men, Cultures, Bodies, Power, Sex and Love (2005),Shadows of the Shoah: Jewish Identity and Belonging (2000), Man Enough: Embodying Masculinities (1997) and Recovering the Self: Morality and Social Theory (1995). He has also published widely on social theory and philosophy, Marxism and critical theory, moral theory, masculinity and sexual politics in international journals.
Preface: Embodying Memories: Echoes of Diana and the Re-invention of Authority Introduction: Post-traditional Imaginations and Cultural Memories of Grief Cultural Memories, Myths, Icons and Images Shock, Public Grief and Spaces of Belonging Authority, Masculinities and Emotional Lives Citizenships, Multicultures and 'Community' Grief, Public Space and 'People's Power' Symbolic Resistance, Love and Relationship Cultural Memories, Vulnerability and Human Values Democracy, 'New Britain', Freedom and Self-Invention Authority, Recognition, Voice and the Media Conclusion: Postmodern Identities, Citizenships and the Re-invention of Authority Bibliography Index