Kalpana Ram, Tord Larsen, Michael Blim, Theodore Porter, Nigel Rapport

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The book explores the process whereby sensory and social practice become objects of thought and imagination. It shows the effects and limits of standardising programs in economic, social policy, population models, music, and social science.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationObjects and standards
Subtitle of host publicationon the limitations and the effects of a ritualistic fixing and measuring life
EditorsTord Larsen, Michael Blim, Theodore Porter, Kalpana Ram, Nigel Rapport
Place of PublicationDurham
PublisherCarolina Academic Press
ISBN (Print)9781531018955
Publication statusAccepted/In press - Jun 2020

Publication series

NameRitual studies monograph series
PublisherCarolina Academic Press


  • standardisation
  • ritualisation
  • objectification
  • sacralising


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