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Publisher Comments:

This exciting new volume brings together seminal work by leading figures in what is emerging as a new and important intellectual tradition, relating them to other work in sociology and different disciplines. The book is divided into sections on Culture as Text and Code, The Production and Reception of Culture, and Culture in Action, each containing contributions that address key debates in cultural sociology.

Synopsis:

Collection of key works in important new and distinctively American sociological tradition.

Table of Contents

The new American cultural sociology: an introduction Philip Smith; Part I. Culture as Text and Code: 1. Textuality and the postmodern turn in sociological theory Richard Harvey Brown; 2. The computer as sacred and profane Jeffrey C. Alexander; 3. AIDS and the discursive construction of homosexuality Steven Seidman; 4. Fundamentalism and liberalism in public religious discourse Robert Wuthnow; 5. Analytic and concrete forms of the autonomy of culture Anne Kane; Part II. The Production and Reception of Culture: 6. The reception of Derrida's work in France and America Michèle Lamont; 7. Censorship audiences and the Victorian nude Nicola Beisel; 8. The devil, social change and Jacobean theatre Wendy Griswold; 9. Victorian women writers and the prestige of the novel Gaye Tuchman and Nina Fortin; 10. The ambiguous and contested meanings of the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Robin Wagner-Pacifici and Barry Schwartz; Part III. Culture in Action: 11. Culture and social action Ann Swidler; 12. Culture structure agency and transformation William H. Sewell Jr; 13. Discourse nuclear power and collective action William Gamson; 14. Moral boundaries leisure activities and justifying fun Gary Alan Fine; 15. Honour and conflict management in corporate life Calvin Morrill; 16. The role of cultural capital in school success Paul DiMaggio.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521586344
Editor:
Smith, Philip
Editor:
Alexander, Jeffrey C.
Editor:
Smith, Philip
Editor:
Alexander, Jeffrey C.
Editor:
Seidman, Steven
Author:
Seidman, Steven
Author:
Alexander, Jeffrey C.
Author:
Smith, Philip
Editor:
Seidman, Steven
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge England :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Sociology
Subject:
Research
Subject:
Culture
Subject:
Sociology -- Philosophy.
Subject:
Sociology -- United States.
Subject:
Culture -- Research -- United States.
Subject:
anthropology;cultural anthropology
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Cambridge Cultural Social Studies
Publication Date:
19980631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
300
Dimensions:
8.98x6.13x.77 in. 1.12 lbs.

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Anthropology » Cultural Anthropology
History and Social Science » Sociology » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » Reference and Methodology
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

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