Paper $35.00 ISBN: 9780745324586 Published September 2006 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
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Claiming Individuality: The Cultural Politics of Distinction

Edited by Vered Amit and Noel Dyck

Claiming Individuality: The Cultural Politics of Distinction

Edited by Vered Amit and Noel Dyck

Distributed for Pluto Press

240 pages | 5.31496 x 8.46457
Paper $35.00 ISBN: 9780745324586 Published September 2006 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Cloth $110.00 ISBN: 9780745324593 Published September 2006 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Contents
Acknowledgements
1 On Claiming Individuality: An Introduction to the Issues
Vered Amit (Concordia University in Montreal) and Noel Dyck (Simon Fraser University in British Columbia)
2 In the Aftermath of Death: Presenting Self, Individuality and Family In An Iyangar Family in Chennai, 1994 - Mattison Mines (University of California, Santa Barbara)
3 Growing up in the Caribbean: Individuality in the Making - Karen Fog Olwig (University of Copenhagen)
4 Distinction and Co-Construction: Diaspora Asian Fashion Entrepreneurs in London - Parminder Bhachu (Clark University in Massachusetts)
5 Claiming Individuality through ‘Flexibility’: Career Choices and Constraints among Traveling Consultants - Vered Amit
6 A Personalized Journey: Tourism and Individuality - Julia Harrison (Trent University)
7 Becoming Educated, Becoming an Individual? Tropes of Distinction and "Modesty" in French Narratives of Rurality - Deborah Reed-Danahay (University of Texas at Arlington)
8 An Anatomy of Humour: The Charismatic Repartee of Trevor Jeffries in the Mitre Pub - Nigel Rapport (Concordia University, Montreal)
9 Proclaiming Individual Piety: Pilgrims and Religious Renewal in Côte d’Ivoire - Marie Nathalie LeBlanc (Concordia University)
10 Claiming to be Croat: The Risks of Return to the Homeland - Daphne Winland (York University)
Notes on Contributors
Index
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