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Mike Gane

capitalist power remained in place. Durkheim's theory is not presented in this new introductory text, and neither is the more general grand narrative that goes with it: the rejection of the law of the three states and its Marxist variant (feudalism

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Building Dignity?

Tracing Rights, Discretion, and Negotiation within a Norwegian Labor Activation Program

Erika Gubrium, Leah Johnstone, and Ivar Lødemel

welfare histories into reintegration narratives when presenting them to potential employers. Such recognition and negotiation work helped to pave the way toward employment. One such participant, a Norwegian man with previous but severely outdated work

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Jorge Lizarzaburu, Adrian van den Hoven, and Donovan Irven

establishment of the collaborationist Vichy regime. Amid this situation, Sartre provided a coherent narrative to process defeat and collaborationism, and to move beyond the war’s trauma. Sartre’s case illustrates Baert’s theory of intellectuals as agents who

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Matthew C. Eshleman, Eric Hamm, Curtis Sommerlatte, Adrian van den Hoven, Michael Lejman, and Diane Perpich

titled “The Historical Search for the Unhistorical,” focuses on Sartre post-1945 as an intellectual who embraces the idea that some groups have been denied a history or left out of history, and thus uses historical narratives and theory as a ground for

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The Evolution of 20 Years of Social Quality Thinking

personal capacity. Relevant are residents’ feelings about the consequences of newcomers (immigration) in their communities. Their narratives demonstrate a sense of disenfranchisement from and disillusionment with politics, strengthening their feeling of

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Support for a Populist Government in Poland

A Few Notes about Its Economic and Cultural Divides

Michał Gulczyński

people.” Polarization through Language and Narrative When PO and PiS—despite previous announcements—did not form a coalition in 2005, they both started using polarization as their political strategy ( Zybała 2019 ). As a result, the Polish party

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Challenging the Absurd?

Sartre’s Article on Kafka and the Fantastic

Jo Bogaerts

literary reviews, Sartre typically examined the use of narrative technique in order to unearth the author’s underlying metaphysical views. 6 In the case of Camus, Blanchot and Bataille, the debunking of their metaphysical views was a means of marking out

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Incarnation, Alienation, and Emancipation

A Sartrean Analysis of Filmic Violence

Daniel Sullivan

meets with an aging stripper named Cassidy (Marisa Tomei) who is the object of his affection, and working small-time gigs as a wrestler, milking the remnants of his prior fame. The film's narrative is classically tragic in structure: the first act

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Kathleen Lennon

authentic and inauthentic performance is not available. Sartre illustrates his approach in his narrative about Genet. In Genet’s early life, he is portrayed as a solitary and imaginative child, engaged in imaginary performances in which he is his own

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Citizens and Citizenship

The Rhetoric of Dutch Immigrant Integration Policy in 2011

Dana Rem and Des Gasper

assumed “persistent [ongoing] problems” [2.3.1] in the field of integration, two narratives compete. In one narrative, integration “is truly visible and many migrants found their way successfully” [1.2], while the other generates government concern and