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In doing so, Tyler argues for a deeper psychosocial understanding of the role of representational forms in producing marginality, social exclusion and injustice, whilst also detailing how stigmatisation and scapegoating are resisted through a variety of aesthetic and political strategies.

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Revolting Subjects

One of the things I mean by this is that I am concerned with working across borders of all kinds as part of a political commitment to equality – the fundamental equality of all human lives.

Throughout, Revolting Subjects reveals the pivotal role of media systems in procuring public consent for forms of government that corrode democracy. Revolting Subjects is a ground-breaking account of social abjection in contemporary Britain. The aim is to produce a rich account of the multiple social and political functions of stigma and shame today.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Explore the Home Gift Guide. One person found this helpful. All of these thinkers are, in different ways, concerned with questions of the differential value of human life under neo-colonial conditions, social justice, the cultural and political economies which reproduce inequalities, psycho-social experiences of abjection and the forms of resistance which abjection gives rise to.


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Politics, Asthetics and Everyday Dissent SUNY,which revoting a book made with artists and activists as well as academics, Katarzyna Marciniak and I conceive of the kind of theoretical and methodological approach we are committed to as no-borders scholarship.

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Imoggen hope that Revolting Subjects, in focusing not on one, but on several categories of people ‘laid to waste’ by current social and economic policies, allows its readers to better comprehend the commonalities rrevolting some of practices of disenfranchisement which characterise dubjects political present tense.

Tyler’s crucial and vital book asks us to confront the violent nationalist state-making of current neoliberal states. Start reading Revolting Subjects on your Kindle in under a minute. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. In Kenya, we are asked to forget the violence of the past in favour of a vision of “Africa rising”.

Imaginative and original, Revolting Subjects introduces a range of new insights into neoliberal societies, and will be essential reading for those concerned about widening inequalities, growing social unrest and social justice in the wider global context.

Revolting Subjects by Imogen Tyler is a groundbreaking account of social abjection in contemporary Britain, exploring how particular groups of people are figured as revolting and how they in turn revolt against their abject subjectification.

Alongside the book, I will be editing a special journal issue on stigma in collaboration with Tom Slater at Edinburgh University, a human geographer who works on territorial stigma and gentrification in a global context. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The book utilises a number of high-profile and in-depth case studies – including ‘chavs’, asylum seekers, Gypsies and Travellers, and the London riots – to examine the ways in which individuals negotiate restrictive neoliberal ideologies of selfhood.

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Revolting Subjects: Social Abjection and Resistance in Neoliberal Britain

Imaginative and original, Revolting Subjects introduces a range of new insights into neoliberal societies, and will be essential reading for those concerned about widening inequalities and social justice in the wider global context. Sociologists often focus on one specific group, class of people, or social problem, such as class, disability or gender and this sometimes leads to forms of ‘categorical essentialism’ which can in turn limit our understandings of the continually changing formation of inequalities.


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A post-doctoral fellow, Brigit McWade, will be working with me, while developing her own work on mental health, disability and “mad studies”. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Focusing on citizenship, social class and migrant illegality and utilizing a number of high-profile case studies, it details the abject forms of injustice which neoliberal social and economic policies effect. Customers who bought this item also bought.

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As with Revolting Subjects, I will be drawing on an interdisciplinary archive of data, drawing from the arts, humanities and social sciences, iogen expected case-studies on disability, migration, child-sex abuse and the financial crisis in Europe. Social Abjection and Resistance in Neoliberal Britain. She provides a renewed consideration of class and identity politics, re-situating them at the centre of the discourse.

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