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Culture in mind : toward a sociology of culture and cognition

Author: Karen A Cerulo; Rutgers University.
Publisher: New York ; London : Routledge, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Conference publication   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats

This collection essays, opens a dialogue between cognitive science and cultural sociology, encouraging a new network of scientific collaboration and stimulating new lines of social scientific  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Additional Physical Format: Print
Culture in mind
Material Type: Conference publication, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen A Cerulo; Rutgers University.
ISBN: 0203904702 9780203904701
OCLC Number: 938285321
Notes: "Papers ... presented at a conference entitled 'Toward a Sociology of Culture and Cognition', held at Rutgers University in November 1999"--Page ix.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 308 p.) : illustrations
Contents: Acknowledgements Dedication Chapter 1: Establishing a Sociology of Culture and Cognition, Karen A. Cerulo Section 1: Sensation and Attention Introduction Chapter 2: The Elephant in the Room: Notes on the Social Organization of Denial, Eviatar Zerubavel Chapter 3: Signals and Interpretive Work: The Role of Culture in a Theory of Practical Action, Diane Vaughan Section 2: Discrimination and Classification Introduction Chapter 4: Commensuration and Cognition, Wendy Nelson Espeland Chapter 5: Preterm Babies in the "Mother Machine": Metaphoric Reasoning and Bureaucratic Rituals that Finish the "Unfinished Infant," Nicole Isaacson Chapter 6: Cognition in Social Constructions: Market Rivalry Profile versus Cost Schedule, Harrison C. White Section 3: Representation and Integration Introduction Chapter 7: Moral Inquiry in Cultural Sociology, Robert Wuthnow Chapter 8: Individualism.'Pro tem': Reconsidering U.S. Social Relations, Karen A. Cerulo Chapter 9: Tracking Discourse, David Altheide Chapter 10: How Storytelling Can Be Empowering, William Gamson Section 4: Storage and Retrieval Introduction Chapter 11: Honor, Dignity, and Collective Memory: Judging the Past in Korea and the United States, Barry Schwartz and MiKyoung Park Chapter 12: Thinking About Evil: Adolf Hitler and the Dilemma of the Social Construction of Reputations, Gary Alan Fine Section 5: Building Bridges Introduction Chapter 13: Fixing a Foucault Sandwich: Cognitive Universals and Cultural Particulars in the Concept of Mental Disorders, Jerome C. Wakefield Chapter 14: Culture, Harmful Dysfunctions and the Sociology of Mental Illness, Allan V. Horowitz Chapter 15: Why Cognitive (and Cultural) Sociology Needs Cognitive Science, Paul Dimaggio Appendix: Mapping the Field, Karen A. Cerulo Contributor Notes Index
Responsibility: edited by Karen A. Cerulo.


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