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Exploring Regimes of Discipline

The Dynamics of Restraint

Inbunden Engelska, 2008-04-01
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The pursuit and practice of discipline have become near ubiquitous elements of contemporary social life and parlance, as discipline has become a commonplace and ever sought-after social technology. From the celebrated "discipline of the market" proclaimed by neo-liberal politicians, to self-actualizing experiences of embodied discipline proffered by martial arts instructors, this volume showcases highly varied and complex disciplinary practices and relationships in a set of ethnographic studies. Interrogating the respective fields of work, religion, governance, leisure, education and child rearing, together the essays in this volume explore and offer new ways of thinking about discipline in everyday life.
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Noel Dyck has written extensively on the relations between aboriginal peoples and nation-states. His current research and publications explore interconnections between anthropology, childhood, sport and embodied identities. He is professor of social anthropology at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia.


Acknowledgements Chapter 1. Anthropological Perspectives on Discipline: An Introduction to the Issues Noel Dyck Chapter 2. The Legacy of Vieskeri: Performativity and Discipline in Amateur Trotting Racing in Finland Susanne Adahl Chapter 3. Targeting Immigrant Children: Disciplinary Rationales in Danish Pre-schools Helle Bundgaard and Eva Gullov Chapter 4. The Discipline of Being Hospital Porters: Transcending Hierarchy and Institution Nigel Rapport Chapter 5. Governance as a Regime of Discipline Susan Wright Chapter 6. Creatively Sculpting the Self through the Discipline of Martial Arts Training Tamara Kohn Chapter 7. The Fertile Body and Cross-Fertilization of Disciplinary Regimes: Technologies of the Self in a Polish Catholic Youth Movement Esther Peperkamp Chapter 8. The Practice of Discipline and the Discipline of Practice Peter Collins Notes on Contributors Bibliography Index