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The Resource Social performance : symbolic action, cultural pragmatics, and ritual, edited by Jeffrey C. Alexander, Bernhard Giesen, Jason L. Mast

Social performance : symbolic action, cultural pragmatics, and ritual, edited by Jeffrey C. Alexander, Bernhard Giesen, Jason L. Mast

Label
Social performance : symbolic action, cultural pragmatics, and ritual
Title
Social performance
Title remainder
symbolic action, cultural pragmatics, and ritual
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jeffrey C. Alexander, Bernhard Giesen, Jason L. Mast
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jeffrey C. Alexander brings together new and leading contributors to make a powerful and coherently argued case for a new direction in cultural sociology, one that focuses on the intersection between performance, ritual and social action. This is a path-breaking volume that makes a major contribution to the field
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
306.01
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HM621
LC item number
.S633 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Alexander, Jeffrey C.
  • Giesen, Bernhard
  • Mast, Jason L
Series statement
Cambridge cultural social studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Culture
  • Performative (Philosophy)
  • Action theory
  • Symbolism (Psychology)
  • Cognition and culture
  • Symbolic interactionism
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Action theory
  • Cognition and culture
  • Culture
  • Performative (Philosophy)
  • Symbolic interactionism
  • Symbolism (Psychology)
  • Sociaal handelen
  • Symboliek
  • Riten
Label
Social performance : symbolic action, cultural pragmatics, and ritual, edited by Jeffrey C. Alexander, Bernhard Giesen, Jason L. Mast
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Symbolic action in theory and practice : the cultural pragmatics of symbolic action / Jeffrey C. Alexander and Jason L. Mast -- Cultural pragmatics : social performance between ritual and strategy ; From the depths of despair : performance, counterperformance, and "September 11" / Jeffrey C. Alexander -- The cultural pragmatics of event-ness : the Clinton/Lewinsky affair / Jason L. Mast -- Social dramas, shipwrecks, and cockfights : conflict and complicity in social performance / Isaac Reed -- Performing a "new" nation : the role of the TRC in South Africa / Tanya Goodman -- Performing opposition or, how social movements move / Ron Eyerman -- Politics as theatre : an alternative view of the rationalities of power / David E. Apter -- Symbols in action : Willy Brandt's kneefall at the Warsaw memorial / Valentin Rauer -- The promise of performance and the problem of order / Kay Junge -- Performance art / Bernhard Giesen -- Performing the sacred : a Durkheimian perspective on the performative turn in the social sciences / Bernhard Giesen
Control code
85448785
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 374)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511169229
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • ebl256620
  • 0c77d7f6-ca5d-461e-a040-26c917d561c5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)85448785
Label
Social performance : symbolic action, cultural pragmatics, and ritual, edited by Jeffrey C. Alexander, Bernhard Giesen, Jason L. Mast
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Symbolic action in theory and practice : the cultural pragmatics of symbolic action / Jeffrey C. Alexander and Jason L. Mast -- Cultural pragmatics : social performance between ritual and strategy ; From the depths of despair : performance, counterperformance, and "September 11" / Jeffrey C. Alexander -- The cultural pragmatics of event-ness : the Clinton/Lewinsky affair / Jason L. Mast -- Social dramas, shipwrecks, and cockfights : conflict and complicity in social performance / Isaac Reed -- Performing a "new" nation : the role of the TRC in South Africa / Tanya Goodman -- Performing opposition or, how social movements move / Ron Eyerman -- Politics as theatre : an alternative view of the rationalities of power / David E. Apter -- Symbols in action : Willy Brandt's kneefall at the Warsaw memorial / Valentin Rauer -- The promise of performance and the problem of order / Kay Junge -- Performance art / Bernhard Giesen -- Performing the sacred : a Durkheimian perspective on the performative turn in the social sciences / Bernhard Giesen
Control code
85448785
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 374)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511169229
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • ebl256620
  • 0c77d7f6-ca5d-461e-a040-26c917d561c5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)85448785

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