(file size: MB, MIME type: application/pdf). Expand view. How do we speak of modernity?’ That is the question that García Canclini asks at the beginning of his book, Culturas Híbridas: estrategias’para entrar y salir de. Culturas Híbridas has ratings and 4 reviews. by. Néstor García Canclini, Em busca de uma resposta a essa indagação emblemática, Néstor Canclini.

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Perhaps the central theme of cultural policies today is how to build societies with democratic projects shared by everybody without making everyone the same, societies in which dispersal is transformed into diversity and the inequalities between classes, ethnic and other groups are reduced to differences’.

I cannot go into the details of her analysis. Beside her are two baskets filled with what looks like the leaves used for making tamales the details of the photograph are not clear.

Hybridity-as-difference is too indiscriminate to ac-count for both the vernaculars of global culture and the anomalies that truly cause dissent within the happy family.

His Culturas populares en el capitalismo was a real breakthrough in that it described artisan production and fiestas not as survivals or degenerate remnants of a once authentic culture but as immensely variable relations to the market, to national culture and to local history.

Oliver Terrones rated it liked it Feb 07, Hence the significance of a question posed by Nelly Richard: The omission of problems of subjectivity and enunciation limit the interdisciplinary potential of this book. But the scene surely also illustrates the breakdown of the old categories of public and private.

Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the Souvenir, the Collection. What does a television producer or a market researcher understand by the popular?


Whether this adds up to a more democratic culture is another matter, given that ‘there is still inequality in the appropriation of symbolic goods and in access to cultural innovation’. Camilo rated it really liked it Dec 16, Tia rated it it was ok Apr 26, Return to Book Page. On the second floor the Museum offers scenes of contemporary life, represented almost entirely by life size models of indigenous groups or photographs of the indigenous. The trouble with the old term mestizaje was that it suggested that culture sprang naturally out of copulation.

Trivia About Hybrid Cultures: The archaeological exhibition is on the ground floor and represents the past.

Culturas Híbridas: Estratégias para Entrar e Sair da Modernidade by Néstor García Canclini

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Axel rated it really liked it Aug 09, Vera Marques rated it liked it Jun 08, In its weaker sense, it might simply refer to the postmodern permission to use all repertoires without worrying about authenticity.

John rated it really liked it Jan 24, The industrial analogy is not intended to be frivolous. Estrategias para entrar y salir de la modernidad. But it is only the latter that undo the power of the centre. The couple chapters I read weren’t too bad, though the chapters assigned weren’t in chronological order, so I was occasionally lost.

When one looks at this photograph, it is precisely the difference between Woman and women that is on display, the public sanctification of formally private life which feminists have made a matter of public debate, emphasizing that abortion is not only a ‘woman’s question’.

Let me simply quote the sentence that concludes her discussion of this statue: The book found a way out of the false dichotomies of tradition or modernity, artisan products or art. Jay rated it really liked it Feb 24, Aurora rated it liked it Mar 29, How do we study modernity? Paperbackpages.


Culturas Híbridas: Estratégias para Entrar e Sair da Modernidade

Gender is not a woman’s problem but an essential category of analysis. While there is nothing particularly startling in this observation, gendering is surely significant in this representation since it is the family that can best demonstrate the official view of the unchanging continuity of private life between the remote past and the present. Natalia Garcua rated it it was amazing Jan 03, What then is the stake in ‘hybridity’?

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Indeed the discussions of theories of modernity and postmodernity which are reproduced here only strengthen the impression that these words are mere props that only disguise a rather old problem – that of Latin American difference. The concept of hybridity doesn’t resolve any of the problems of the concept of culture but I like his description of vernacular temporal categories, e.

And not only must he make notes but he must also make sense: Fernanda rated it it was amazing Apr 16,