Strangers to Ourselves.

  title={Strangers to Ourselves.},
  author={Mary Evans and Julia Kristeva and Leon Samuel Roudiez},
  journal={Contemporary Sociology},
1 Toccata and Fugue for the Foreigner2 The Greeks Among Barbarians, Suppliants, and Metics3 The Chosen People and the Choice of Foreignness4 Paul and Augustine: The Therapeutics of Exile and Pilgrimage5 By What Right are Are You a Foreigner?6 The Renaissance, "So Shapeless and Diverse in Composition"7 On Foreigners and the Enlightenment8 Might Not Universality Be... Our Own Foreignness?9 In Practice...Index 
On Saracen Enjoyment: Some Fantasies of Race in Late Medieval France and England
Living with the other, with the foreigner, confronts us with the possibility or not of being an other. It is not simply—humanistically—a matter of being able to accept the other, but of being in his
Antigone after Auschwitz
This reading of Sophocles’s Antigone traces the roots of contemporary ethnic cleansings and genocides to the love of one’s own. Drawing on the work of Judith Butler, Adriana Cavarero, Julia Kristeva,
Love of the Soldier
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Strangeness, Violence, and the Establishment of Nationhood in Rousseau
This article examines Rousseau's Le Lévite d'Ephraïm as it relates to his understanding of the role of violence in nation-building. The apparent justification of violence in Rousseau's reading of
Abstract Postmodernism can be considered as a confrontation with the diverse, the “other,” the foreign, both in others and especially in the self. As opposed to truth, or knowledge of self, a
Be afraid. Be very afraid: Exploring the rhetoric of the monster in political and horror posters of the 20th Century
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Home Sweet Home? The ‘culture of exile’ in mid-Victorian popular song
We all know the foreigner who survives with a tearful face turned towards the lost homeland. Melancholy lover of a vanished space, he cannot, in face, get over his having abandoned a period of time.
Revisiting Mary and Martha: Passing the Torch from One Generation to the Next
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The Challenge of Love: Kristeva and Irigaray
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Research suggesting that certain illusions may be adaptive for mental health and well-being is reviewed, examining evidence that a set of interrelated positive illusions—namely, unrealistically positive self-evaluations, exaggerated perceptions of control or mastery, and unrealistic optimism—can serve a wide variety of cognitive, affective, and social functions.
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Several studies have shown above-chance agreement of self-reports on extraversion and conscientiousness with ratings by strangers, indicating that ratings by strangers might be quite accurate.
Common-sense models of illness: the example of hypertension.
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The data suggest that patients develop implicit models or beliefs about disease threats, which guide their treatment behavior, and that the initially most common model of high blood pressure is based on prior acute, symptomatic conditions.
Ratings of surgical residents by self, supervisors and peers.
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