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The Role of Inversion
An analysis of the significance of inversion in groups, with a look at the television show "Survivor".
# 121282 | 750 words | 5 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Film (Television) , Sociology (General)

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This essay focuses on the significance of inversion and its role as a cultural doorstop and safety valve among hierarchically ordered groups. The analysis uses the example of the reality television show "Survivor" to demonstrate the significance of inversion in the contemporary world and how it often fails to impact sociopolitical processes or order.

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"Bruce Lincoln argues for all that inversion can be an effective instrument of agitation, skillful use of which can prompt significant reform or radical upheaval, dominant orders are capable of employing their own symbolic inversions to defend against such threats. Lincoln uses the example of wrestling to illustrate how a social event can explain the function of inversion as a safety valve among hierarchically ordered groups. This analysis will use the example of the television reality show "Survivor" to explain the significance of inversion in..."

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