The Meaning of the Honours System in Everyday Life by Stella Maile

The Meaning of the Honours System in Everyday Life

byStella Maile

Hardcover | June 28, 2017

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Discussinga range ofdebates and public reactions to the alleged loans for honours scandal that hit the media headlines in the UK, this book explores the discourse of honor and honorableness, whichis seeminglyat odds with a globalized or post-modern culture.

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STELLA MAILE is a Fellow of the Centre for Psycho-Social Studies and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Crimininology at The University of West England, Bristol, UK. She has written on a variety of subjects, including stakeholding, women in higher education, welfare state restructuring, gender and management dynamics a...
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Title:The Meaning of the Honours System in Everyday LifeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.11 inPublished:June 28, 2017Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230212158

ISBN - 13:9780230212152

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Table of Contents

A Psycho-Social Approach to the Meaning of Honour, Honouring and Honours in Everyday Life
Some Schizoid Responses to the History, Structure, Discourses and Symbolic Representations of a Highly Ambivalent British Honours System
Honouring in the Defence of Which Realm? Nostalgia and Beyond in the New (Global) Governance
The Psycho-Social Dynamics of Eminence: Narcissistic Wounds and the Institutionalisation of Non-Recognition
'Doing it For My Dad, Longing for My Mum'...Honours and Family Romances
Beyond the Extra-Ordinary to the Ordinary: In Recognition of Social Bonds
Ritual and Rites of Passage: The Investiture
Conclusion: Some Lessons from the Social Imaginary: The Gains, Losses and Imminent Possibilities of Contemporary Public Values