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The Politics of Time : American Ethnological Society Monograph - Henry J Rutz

The Politics of Time

American Ethnological Society Monograph

By: Henry J Rutz (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st January 1992
ISBN: 9780913167496
Number Of Pages: 200

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The unifying idea of THE POLITICS OF TIME is that time is an object of power relations. Chapters are concerned with different forms of objectification, various contests of power that shape time as a concept and as a resource, and the multiplicity social constructions of time. The emphasis is to ask questions about what time is, how it is reckoned, and what standard is used to measure it. TABLE OF CONTENTS Part I: A Politics of Time Introduction: The Idea of a Politics of Time by Henry J Rutz The Power to Time and the Time to Power by Robert Rotenberg Part II: Appropriations of Time The "Etatization" of Time in Ceausescu's Romania by Katherine Verdery Never on Sunday: Time-discipline and Fijian Nationalism by Henry J Rutz and Erol M Balkan Seizing the Moment: Power, Contingency, and Temporality in Street Life by Anne M Lovell Part III: The Institutionalization of a Dominant Time Time, Talk, and Class: New York Puerto Ricans as Temporal and Linguistic Others by Bonnie Urciuoli Temporality and the Domestication of Homelessness by Kostas Gounis Part IV: Time and Legitimation Jewish Ontologies of Time and Political Legitimation in Isreal by Robert Paine Centralizing Agricultural Time: A Case from South Sulawesi by John R Bowen

ISBN: 9780913167496
ISBN-10: 0913167495
Series: American Ethnological Society Monograph
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 1st January 1992
Publisher: American Anthropological Association
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.3