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Matters of culture : cultural sociology in practice

Author: Roger Friedland; John Mohr
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
Series: Cambridge cultural social studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
An introduction to theorizing in cultural sociology.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Friedland; John Mohr
ISBN: 0521791626 9780521791625 0521795451 9780521795456
OCLC Number: 465004296
Description: 408 s. : illustrations
Contents: 1. The cultural turn in American sociology Roger Friedland and John Mohr; Part I. The Place of Culture: 2. Culture and continuity: causal structures in socio-cultural persistence Orlando Patterson; 3. Theorizing hermeneutic cultural history John R. Hall; 4. Cultural studies as fin-de-siecle culture Mark A. Schneider; Part II. Sacred and Profane: 5. Private devotions and the sacred heart of Elvis: the Durkheimians and the (re)turn of the sacred Richard D. Hecht; 6. The social marking of the past: toward a socio-semiotics of memory Eviatar Zerubavel; 7. On the social construction of moral universals: the 'Holocaust' from war crimes to trauma drama Jeffrey C. Alexander; Part III. Culture and Power: 8. Social justice in the age of identity politics: redistribution, recognition, and participation Nancy Fraser; 9. Are we all in the closet? Notes towards a sociological and cultural turn in Queer Theory Steven Seidman; 10. Why (not) Foucault? Reflections on power, fascism and aesthetics
Series Title: Cambridge cultural social studies
Responsibility: edited by Roger Friedland and John Mohr
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Matters of Culture, first published in 2004, is an introduction to some of the best theorizing in cultural sociology, focusing in particular on questions of power, the sacred and cultural production.  Read more...


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