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by Richard Quinney

Category: Social Sciences
Subcategory: Political books
Author: Richard Quinney
ISBN: 087722725X
ISBN13: 978-0877227250
Language: English
Publisher: Temple University Press (February 7, 1991)
Pages: 169
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A place called home - Mystery of the marsh - Leaving the country - On the road - Lodging for the night - A traveler of country roads - A winter's tale - The journey east - A dark voyage - On the way home. obscured text on front cover.

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Framed as an autobiography, this book charts a quest for intellectual and personal . Journey to a Far Place maps the author's difficult pilgrimage.

Framed as an autobiography, this book charts a quest for intellectual and personal meaning. Born and raised on a Wisconsin farm, Richard Quinney rejected farm life in favor of an academic career in which, he believed, his daily pursuits would hold a larger significance. Journey to a Far Place maps the author's difficult pilgrimage, on which he finds that reasoned thought alone cannot answer the important questions of being human. The 89 photographs are themselves an essay that trace a great circle from his place of origin all the way to China and to Ireland and then home.

Journey to a Far Place : Autobiographical Reflections. Framed as an autobiography, this book charts a quest for intellectual and personal meaning. It maps the author's difficult pilgrimage, on which he finds that reasoned thought alone cannot answer the important questions of being human.

Richard Quinney, American Sociology educator. Recipient award Fulbright Foundation, 1986, Edwin Sutherland award American Society Criminology, 1984. Richard Quinney’s autobiographical essays begin with his birth and early years on the family farm in southern Wisconsin, continue through a lifetime of movement away from the farm, and document a return to the farm. In the most recent telling, Quinney is still moving between town and country.

Richard Quinney, (born May 16, 1934, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, .  . Some of his later work, which included photographic essays and autobiographical reflections, examined the ethnography of everyday life with a view toward being at home in the world.

Richard Quinney is also the author of several books that combine photography with autobiographical writing. Journey to a Far Place, Temple University Press, 1991. For the Time Being, State University Press of New York, 1998. In addition to Quinney's works, the press publishes books by other notable Wisconsin authors such as Roy Chapman Andrews, Glenway Wescott, and August Derleth.

Richard has contributed to a profound paradigm shift in criminology, beginning with his book, The Social Reality of Crime (1970), but also to peacemaking criminology as well as peace studies.

Richard Quinney is the author of many books in sociology and social theory including The Social Reality of Crime, Providence, Social Existence, and most recently Journey to a Far Place: Autobiographical Reflections. He has been professor of sociology at several universities and a Fulbright professor in Ireland.

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Framed as an autobiography, this book charts a quest for intellectual and personal meaning. It maps the author's difficult pilgrimage, on which he finds that reasoned thought alone cannot answer the important questions of being human.
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