Author:Prasanta Ray & Nandini Ghosh (Eds.)

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Pratyaha: Everyday Lifeworlds: Dilemmas, Contestations and Negotiations

By: Prasanta Ray & Nandini Ghosh (Eds.)

Price: $62.35

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2015

Seller ID: 701559

ISBN: 9789384082406

Condition: New


Pratyaha is the Sanskritized Bengali word for 'everyday' for everybody. The neglect of everyday lifeworlds is due to a taken-for-granted belief that the realm of everyday is the site for common sense and the common place, the very well known, perhaps even the trivial. It is our sense of familiarity with routine relations and their sheer temporariness which casualizes our attitude towards our daily lived existence. True to the specific genre of critical everyday studies, the focus is on the dilemmas, contestations and negotiations between the self and the other, the 'normal' and the 'unusua... View more info