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Culture and Truth: The Remaking of Social Analysis

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Exposing the inadequacies of old conceptions of static cultures and detached observers, the book argues instead for social science to acknowledge and celebrate diversity, narrative, emotion, and subjectivity.

Synopsis:

Culture and Truth is a call for a new approach to thinking and writing about culture. Exposing the inadequacies of old conceptions of static, monolithic culture, and of detached, "objective" observers, the book argues instead for social science to acknowledge and celebrate diversity, narrative, emotion, and the unavoidability of subjectivity. In this edition, a new introduction gives powerful reasons for protecting diversity within and outside the academy.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-246) and index.

About the Author

Renato Rosaldo is Mellon Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Stanfor University. He is author of the prizewinning book Ilongot Headhunting, 1883-1974: A Study in Society and History.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807046234
Author:
Rosaldo, Renato
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Author:
Rosaldo, Renato
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Ethnology
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Sociology
Subject:
Anthropology
Subject:
Subjectivity
Subject:
Discourse analysis, narrative
Subject:
Ethnology -- Methodology.
Subject:
Anthropology - General
Subject:
Ethnology -- Philosophy.
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
anthropology;cultural anthropology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
[no. 3]
Publication Date:
August 1993
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.4 x 5.4 x .6 in .75 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Culture and Truth is a call for a new approach to thinking and writing about culture. Exposing the inadequacies of old conceptions of static, monolithic culture, and of detached, "objective" observers, the book argues instead for social science to acknowledge and celebrate diversity, narrative, emotion, and the unavoidability of subjectivity. In this edition, a new introduction gives powerful reasons for protecting diversity within and outside the academy.
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