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Author Dupret, Baudouin.

Title Practices of truth [electronic resource] : an ethnomethodological inquiry into Arab contexts / Baudouin Dupret.

Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 173 p. : ill. (chiefly col.).
Series Pragmatics & beyond, 0922-842X ; new ser., 214
Pragmatics & beyond ; new ser., 214.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Learning the truth: memorizing the Koran in an Egyptian kuttab -- The context of truth practices: legislating the sharia at the shopfloor level -- Telling the truth: the judge and the law in family matters -- The truth about oneself: three Arab channels and their self-presentation -- Speaking the truth: advocacy video clips against terror -- Narratives of truth: documenting the mind in a psychiatric hospital -- Conclusion: Truth: a matter of language game and practical achievement.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Truthfulness and falsehood -- Arab countries.
Truthfulness and falsehood -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Ethnology -- Arab countries.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789027256171
9789027284655 (electronic bk.)

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