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Title Solidarity, Memory and Identity / edited by Wojciech Owczarski, Maria Virginia Filomena Cremasco
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015
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Contents Introduction: The Miracle of Solidarity / Wojciech Owczarski -- Part 1: Philosophy -- Chapter 1. Like A Phoenix: The Emergence and Deformation of Solidarity / Mohineet Kaur Boparai -- Chapter 2. Global Solidarity Mission Impossible in Sociological Perspective / Marcin Lisak -- Chapter 3. On Compassion and Ethics: Readings on Marx and Buddhism / Mariana Tavares Ferreira -- Chapter 4. Absolving the Other: The Gandhian Discourse / Alok Oak -- Chapter 5. Multilevel Identity Matrix and Necessity of Solidarity to Difference / Tadej Pirc -- Chapter 6. The Modern We: Collective Memory, Particularity, and Metaphysics / Ronny Miron -- Chapter 7. From Ethics to Politics: Alain Badiou and Generic Humanity / Nastaran Saremy -- Part 2: Politics and History -- Chapter 8. Collective Representations of the Past after World War II: A Preliminary Outline / Amelia Korzeniewska -- Chapter 9. Modernity's Simulacra: The Recovered History / Viorella Manolache -- Chapter 10. German Writers' Perceptions of Solidarity / Marion Brandt -- Chapter 11. Reconfigurations of "Solidarity": Polish Migrants in Ireland / Natalia Mazurkiewicz -- Chapter 12. A Jewish Cultural Connection: Jewish Identity Salience and Majority Membership in a Modern Canadian Setting / Noah J. Millman -- Chapter 13. The Quest for an East African Identity / Stefan Johann Plenk -- Chapter 14. Solidary in African Culture: Ubuntu / Petria M. Theron -- Part 3: Psychology -- Chapter 15. Violence, Dream Work (Dream's Elaboration) and the Testimonial Horizon / Paulo Endo -- Chapter 16. Psychic Trauma and Memory / Maria Virginia Filomena Cremasco -- Chapter 17. Migration and Survival: An Analysis of Memory, Identity, Solidarity and Coping among the Gulag Survivors of World War II / Amanda A. Chalupa and Monica Tomlinson -- Chapter 18. Status, Identity, and Solidarity in Task Groups / Martha Foschi -- Part 4: The Art -- Chapter 19. Toward a Possible Partage of Memory: "History" and "Solidarity" in Joseph Conrad / Kaoru Yamamoto -- Chapter 20. Gendered Concepts of Identity and Memory on Yael Dayan's Prose / Viktoria Potzl -- Chapter 21. "Always look after your own blood": Memory and Kinship Ties in Alistair MacLeod's No Great Mischief / Barbara Kijek -- Chapter 22. Literary Representation of the Transpersonal Deimension of Massive Trauma: Stoic Solidarity during the Community Terror in Lithuania / Ingrida Egle Zindziuviene -- Chapter 23. Solidarity with Animals: The Mechanism of Anthropocentrism in Michael Faber's Novel Under the Skin / Monika Zolkos -- Chapter 24. "We are all unrealiable narrators": Solidarity, Memory and Identity in Contemporary Demential Narratives / Naomi Kruger -- Chapter 25. Holocaust Memory and Experience of World War II: Interpretation based on Selected Films / Mariusz Wirski -- Chapter 26. Polish Critical Art: Solidary Against "Defective" Persons / Wanda Dittrich -- Chapter 27. The Cry of Freedom: Solidarity in Modern Media -- Music and Film / Magdalena Zegarlinska
Summary In today's context of rapid socio-political changes, with deepening ethnic and religious conflicts on the one hand, and a diminishing feeling of identification with the community on the other, reflection on the idea of ""solidarity"" is very much necessary. This book provides answers to the following questions: ""What is the idea of solidarity today?""; ""How can it be defined?""; ""How has it evolved over recent decades?""; ""How does it manifest itself in social life?""; ""How is it reflected in the arts?""; and, above all, ""How does it relate to collective memory and identity?"" With this
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Subject Discrimination -- Cross-cultural studies.
Social participation -- Cross-cultural studies.
Solidarity -- Cross-cultural studies.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Cremasco, Maria Virginia Filomena, editor
Owczarski, Wojciech, editor
ISBN 132260813X (ebk)
1443873985 (electronic bk.)
9781322608136 (ebk)
9781443873987 (electronic bk.)