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Clifford Geertz by his colleagues

Author: Clifford Geertz; Richard A Shweder; Byron Good
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Clifford Geertz is the most influential American anthropologist of the past four decades. His writings have defined and given character to the intellectual agenda of a meaning-centered, non-reductive interpretive social science and have provoked much excitement and debate about the nature of human understanding.
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Genre/Form: Congresses
Congrès
Biography Congresses
Biographies Congrès
Named Person: Clifford Geertz; Clifford Geertz; Clifford Geertz; Clifford Geertz
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford Geertz; Richard A Shweder; Byron Good
ISBN: 0226756092 9780226756097 0226756106 9780226756103
OCLC Number: 56033228
Notes: Presentations at a symposium held Nov. 23, 2002 in New Orleans, La., in celebration of the 100th year anniversary of the formation of the American Anthropological Association.
Description: ix, 145 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface / Richard A. Shweder and Byron Good --
Cliff notes : the pluralisms of Clifford Geertz / Richard A. Shweder --
Passing judgment : interpretation, morality, and cultural assessment in the work of Clifford Geertz / Lawrence Rosen --
Celebrating Geertzian interpretivism / Jerome Bruner --
Coded communications : symbolic psychological anthropology / Robert A. LeVine --
Geertz's style : a moral matter / James A. Boon --
Clifford Geertz on time and change / Natalie Zemon Davis --
Happenstance and patterns / Amelie Oksenberg Rorty --
Geertz's concept of culture in historical context : how he saved the day and maybe the century / James Peacock --
Clifford Geertz and Islam / Dale F. Eickelman --
Deep play, violence, and social reconstruction / Michael M.J. Fischer --
Speaking to large issues : the world, if it is not in pieces / Ulf Hannerz --
On the "subject" of culture : subjectivity and cultural phenomenology in the work of Clifford Geertz / Byron Good and Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good --
Commentary / Clifford Geertz.
Responsibility: edited by Richard A. Shweder and Byron Good.
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