The Practice of Everyday Life, Paperback

The Practice of Everyday Life Paperback



In this incisive book, Michel de Certeau considers the uses to which social representation and modes of social behavior are put by individuals and groups, describing the tactics available to the common man for reclaiming his own autonomy from the all-pervasive forces of commerce, politics, and culture.

In exploring the public meaning of ingeniously defended private meanings, de Certeau draws brilliantly on an immense theoretical literature to speak of an apposite use of imaginative literature.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Society & culture: general
  • ISBN: 9780520271456



Free delivery within the UK
Standard Delivery
Within the UK

Also by Michel De Certeau   |  View all