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The Resource The unacceptable, Edited by John Potts, John Scannell, (electronic book)

The unacceptable, Edited by John Potts, John Scannell, (electronic book)

Label
The unacceptable
Title
The unacceptable
Statement of responsibility
Edited by John Potts, John Scannell
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Confronting the issue of the unacceptable as a social category, this collection of international essays provides distinctive perspectives on the theme of what is deemed socially acceptable. The book reveals the ways category of the unacceptable reflects sexual, racial and political fault-lines of a society.
  • The unacceptable tempts and tests us with new possibilities and unimaginable horrors. This fraught combination of creativity and destructiveness remains the perilous fault line where the most telling cultural tensions reveal themselves. Neither quick to condemn nor seduced by easy enthusiasm, this bold collection takes up the challenge of the theory and practice of the unacceptable, significantly advancing our understanding of the shifting limits of what we are allowed to think, say and be.' - Nick Mansfield, author of Masochism: the Art of Power, Theorizing War and The God Who Deconstructs Himself
Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HM1111
LC item number
.U53 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Potts, John
  • Scannell, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Social acceptance
Summary expansion
Confronting the issue of the unacceptable as a social category, this international collection of essays provides distinctive perspectives on the theme of what is deemed socially acceptable. The unacceptable is explored in relation to censorship, pornography, free speech and hate speech, moral panics, drug culture, social policy and power, fears surrounding paedophilia and the family, gay marriage, childhood sexuality, smoking, and the representation of criminal or transgressive behaviour. The volume reveals the ways in which the category of the unacceptable reflects sexual, racial and political fault-lines of a society
Label
The unacceptable, Edited by John Potts, John Scannell, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical erferneces and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Notes on Contributors Acknowledgements Introduction: What is the Unacceptable?-- J.Potts & J.Scannell PART I: THE SOCIALLY UNACCEPTABLE Power and the Unacceptable-- M.Dean 'Schooling Scandals!': Exploring the Necessity of Cultural Disgust-- C.Haywood Presumed Innocent: Picturing Childhood-- C.Lumby The Sombrero Comes Out of the Closet: Gay Marriage in Mexico City and a Nation's Struggle for Identity-- S.Ballina The Drug Cultures in France and the Netherlands (1960s-1980s): Banning or Regulating the 'Unacceptable'-- A.Marchant 'When the Smoke Clears': Confronting Smoking Policy-- J.Scannell PART II: REPRESENTING THE UNACCEPTABLE The Monstrous-Familial: Representations of the Unacceptable Family-- J.Potts Unacceptability and Prosaic Life in Breaking Bad-- E.Logan Sade's Constrained Libertinage: The Problem of Disgust-- N.Stekelenburg Censorship in Performance in America: Freedom of Expression Has Limitations-- T.R.Wilson Why Saying 'No' to Life is Unacceptable-- C.Colebrook Index
Control code
9781137014573
Extent
ix, 234 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Users can print and/or download individual articles/chapters and other individual items from Palgrave Connect ebooks, limited to no more than one chapter per title per authorised user
Isbn
9781137014580
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
Type of computer file
PDF.
Label
The unacceptable, Edited by John Potts, John Scannell, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical erferneces and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Notes on Contributors Acknowledgements Introduction: What is the Unacceptable?-- J.Potts & J.Scannell PART I: THE SOCIALLY UNACCEPTABLE Power and the Unacceptable-- M.Dean 'Schooling Scandals!': Exploring the Necessity of Cultural Disgust-- C.Haywood Presumed Innocent: Picturing Childhood-- C.Lumby The Sombrero Comes Out of the Closet: Gay Marriage in Mexico City and a Nation's Struggle for Identity-- S.Ballina The Drug Cultures in France and the Netherlands (1960s-1980s): Banning or Regulating the 'Unacceptable'-- A.Marchant 'When the Smoke Clears': Confronting Smoking Policy-- J.Scannell PART II: REPRESENTING THE UNACCEPTABLE The Monstrous-Familial: Representations of the Unacceptable Family-- J.Potts Unacceptability and Prosaic Life in Breaking Bad-- E.Logan Sade's Constrained Libertinage: The Problem of Disgust-- N.Stekelenburg Censorship in Performance in America: Freedom of Expression Has Limitations-- T.R.Wilson Why Saying 'No' to Life is Unacceptable-- C.Colebrook Index
Control code
9781137014573
Extent
ix, 234 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Users can print and/or download individual articles/chapters and other individual items from Palgrave Connect ebooks, limited to no more than one chapter per title per authorised user
Isbn
9781137014580
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
Type of computer file
PDF.

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