Normal view MARC view ISBD view

  Social Performance : symbolic action, cultural pragmatics, and ritual

Other(s) author(s) : Alexander, Jeffrey C ; Giesen, Bernhard ; Mast, Jason LLanguage : EnglishNew York [e.a.] : Cambridge University Press, 2006374 orrialde 23 cm(Ikus) Testua: bitartekorik gabeSeries : Cambridge cultural social studiesISBN : 978-0-521-85795-6 ; 0-521-85795-3 ; 978-0-521-67462-1 ; 0-521-67462-X.Sociology | Full text
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
Ikasi
Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode
Tabakalera-Ubik
Orokorra / General
Arteleku 14 SOC (Browse shelf) Available 640520

Amazon web:
Taking a "cultural pragmatic" approach to meaning, the contributors suggest a new way of looking at the continuum that stretches between ritual and strategic action. They do so by developing, for the first time, a model of "social performance". This volume offers the first systematic and analytical framework that transforms the metaphor into a social theory and applies it to a series of facinating large-scale social and cultural processes--from September 11 and the Clinton/Lewinsky Affair, to the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Willy Brandt's famous "kneefall" before the Warsaw momument.

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

Click on an image to view it in the image viewer


If you liked this, you may be interested