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Mapping times
Alex Gekker, Sam Hind, Sybille Lammes, Chris Perkins, and Clancy Wilmott

characterise these different contributions, and they weave together inspiration from Deleuzian, non-representational or Foucauldian thought, with grounded and often performative attention to situated everyday experiences of temporality. The unstable elements of Adam’s (2008) typology are emphasised here: the tempo, rhythms, modalities and social practices of temporalities, through which mapping is performed. Each chapter in this part deals with the ephemeral and mobile aspects of the relationship between temporality and digital mapping from a different angle, throughout all

in Time for mapping
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David Boucher

making when he argues that maximal morality, the type embedded in our societies and social practices, precedes universal minimal morality, which is in fact abstracted from the former. 34 This minimum international morality amounts to the principles of self-determination (non-intervention), non-aggression and pluralism (the accommodation of tribalism within borders). Walzer’s fundamental point is that the international community

in Political concepts
Journalism practice, risk and humanitarian communication
Jairo Lugo-Ocando and Gabriel Andrade

and some are far more influential than others in shaping the news. All this in addition to, as we will discuss later, important tensions between journalism and humanitarian communication as social practices. Overall, the dominant journalism narrativisation of humanitarian crisis is one that is currently interlocked with a rationale which assumes that if it exposes tragedy, then individuals

in Global humanitarianism and media culture
Rainer Forst

, equal respect does not mean imposing rigid formal equality, thereby relegating ‘ethics’ to the ‘private realm’. Rather, it means that general social practices have to be sensitive to ethical differences – for example, to the particular demands of religious duties. Tolerating ethical difference thus implies mutual respect in this qualitative way – which is less than what is called for by the ‘esteem conception’. In terms of justice, however, it calls for more than what the esteem conception allows, since the limits of toleration will not be drawn on the basis of an

in The culture of toleration in diverse societies
Matt Matravers and Susan Mendus

, and that it needs in order to respect the significance and permanence of reasonable pluralism, is one that cannot, at the same time, show the injustice of imposition. As we have seen, Rawls believes that pluralism is permanent because it is the outcome of the operation of reason under conditions of freedom. Additionally, he believes that pluralism is significant because, in the modern world, ‘belief matters’. He writes: When moral philosophy began, say with Socrates, ancient religion was a civic religion of public social practice, of civic festivals and public

in The culture of toleration in diverse societies
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Mark Harvey, Andrew McMeekin, and Alan Warde

and media discourses, promotional campaigns by producers and tourist boards, the social practices of households and the creation of new markets for food products. The very breadth of the processes and the institutions involved suggests the possibility of applying many different theories and analytical approaches, and our authors use variously conventions theory, social movement theory, ethnomethodology, social worlds theory, regulation theory, cultural sociology and anthropology, actor-network theory, as well as the more established developmental, structural and

in Qualities of food
Discourses, contestation and alternative consumption
Roberta Sassatelli

-established moral criticism (Horowitz 1985; Porter 1993), one which in the twentieth century has been most famously developed by the ‘Frankfurt school’, that considers all consumption as potentially dangerous and corrupting. While this very stance has been for some time a dominating force throughout the academy, the renewed interest in consumption studies of the 1980s may be understood, at least to a degree, as an attempt to de-moralise the academic reflection on consumption and to treat it as just another social practice (Douglas and Isherwood 1979; Miller 1987). Daniel Miller

in Qualities of food
Jamie Heckert

based on a misunderstanding of the ‘nature’ of sexuality. Like any other aspect of society, sexuality is organised. Of course, it could be organised very differently. Sexuality is unnatural. Like any other social practice, it does not express a biological truth; nor does it deny biology (Connell, 1995). Biology sets the limits of sexual possibilities (Weeks, 1995b) as it does for all social possibilities; we are all biological creatures. However, very few would argue that we can understand other social phenomena (such as the State, labour or families) primarily in

in Changing anarchism
Alex J. Bellamy

national identity articulated by the new regime was entirely modern and entirely fabricated, Banac and Drakuliç argued. Our next task is to consider how these different ideas about national identity were manifested in contemporary social practice. The next chapters therefore address the question of the intersection of Croatian national identity with other social operators. As such, they locate debates about national identity within six different social settings and question whether the different ideas about national identity raised in this chapter had material resonance

in The formation of Croatian national identity
Andrew Bowie

said about it, thus to an account from the objective, conceptualisable side of the relationship, of the kind sought in some kinds of music psychology. At the same time, it is not the case that the effects of this interaction merely remain in ‘that more dreamy element of feeling without ideas’. This would only be the case if feelings were wholly indeterminate. In that case, there could only be one feeling, rather than the endless gradations of which feeling actually consists. The role of music as a social practice that is evident, for example, in music therapy, which

in Aesthetics and subjectivity