By Haim Hazan
One of the most important features of our modern tradition is a favorable, virtually banal, view of the transgression and disruption of cultural limitations. Strangers, migrants and nomads are celebrated in our postmodern global of hybrids and cyborgs. yet we pay a value for this get together of hybridity: the non-hybrid figures in our societies are neglected, rejected, silenced or exterminated. This e-book tells the tale of those non-hybrid figures Ð the anti-heroes of our pop culture.
The major instance of non-hybrids in an in a different way hybridized international is that of deep outdated age. Hazan indicates how we fervently distance ourselves from previous age via grading and sequencing it into phases similar to ‘the 3rd age’, ‘the fourth age’ etc. getting older our bodies are manipulated via anti-aging options until eventually it really is not attainable to do it anymore, at which aspect they develop into un-transformable and non-marketable items and for that reason commercially and socially invisible or masked. different examples are used to clarify a similar cultural common sense of the non-hybrid: ache, the Holocaust, autism, fundamentalism and corporeal loss of life. at the face of it, those examples could appear to don't have anything in universal, yet all of them exemplify an analogous cultural common sense of the non-hybrid and galvanize related reactions of feedback, terror, abhorrence and ethical indignation.
This hugely unique and iconoclastic ebook deals a clean critique of up to date Western tradition by means of targeting that that is perceived as its different Ð the non-hybrid in our midst, frequently rejected, neglected or silenced and deemed to be short of globally practicable correction.
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One of many significant features of our modern tradition is a favorable, virtually banal, view of the transgression and disruption of cultural limitations. Strangers, migrants and nomads are celebrated in our postmodern international of hybrids and cyborgs. yet we pay a cost for this party of hybridity: the non-hybrid figures in our societies are neglected, rejected, silenced or exterminated.
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They feature in films, popular TV series, comics, manga, and anime. A cursory list of examples runs the gamut from such B films as Curse of the Undead and Billy the Kid vs. Dracula to A-list features like From Dusk till Dawn and Jonah Hex, as well as animated films (Rango) and television programs (The Walking Dead, Supernatural, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and the Twilight series). Previously feared and shunned as abominated aberrations, they are today’s 38 Terms of Hybridity beloved household items.
Scholars such as Morgan, Maine, Tylor and Frazer followed sociologists Comte and Spencer in a promise of bridging the currently dubbed colonizer and colonized by allowing the latter to emulate and eventually reach the rank of the former. Thus, while hierarchical order was sustained, it was transformed into a ladder-like sequence of progress. This redefined ethos of the “other” as potentially tame and civilized rather than a wild savage already eroded its metaphor as a distinct and discrete essence.
The immutable forms populating the “fourth space” appear to challenge the translational authority of postmodern anthropology in a global world (Rubel and Rosman 2003; Valero-Garces 1994). In terms of translation, we have here yet another dual opposition, the metonymic and the metaphoric, which follows and extends the duality of the wild and the civilized. In the wake of Lakoff and Johnson’s seminal work on the predominant role of metaphor in constructing and construing social and interpersonal experience (Lakoff and Johnson 1980), awareness of the place of symbolic exchange in interaction has been profusely advocated in sociological thinking, gaining further ground and almost reducing the perspective on communication to varieties of that trope.