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The meanings of social life : a cultural sociology

The meanings of social life : a cultural sociology

Author: Jeffrey C Alexander; ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey C Alexander; ebrary, Inc.
OCLC Number: 1243621352
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2005. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Description: 296 p. ; 25 cm.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents: Introduction: The meanings of (social) life: on the origins of a cultural sociology --
1. The strong program in cultural sociology (with Philip Smith) --
2. On the social construction of "moral universals" --
3. The "holocaust" from war crime to trauma drama: Cultural trauma and collective idenitity --
4. A cultural sociology of evil --
5. The discourse of American civil society (with Smith) --
6. Watergate as democratic ritual --
7. The sacred and profane information machine --
8. Modern, anti, post, and neo: how intellectuals explain "our time".
Responsibility: by Jeffrey C. Alexander.


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