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The meanings of social life : a cultural sociology / Jeffrey C. Alexander.

Author/Creator:
Alexander, Jeffrey C.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 296 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Sociology.
Prejudices.
Culture.
Violence.
Contents:
Introduction: The meanings of (social) life : on the origins of a cultural sociology
1. The strong program in cultural sociology : elements of a structural hermeneutics / with Philip Smith
2. On the social construction of "moral universals" : the "Holocaust" from war crime to trauma drama
3. Cultural trauma and collective idenitity
4. A cultural sociology of evil
5. The discourse of American civil society / with Philip Smith
6. Watergate as democratic ritual
7. The sacred and profane information machine
8. Modern, anti, post, and neo : how intellectuals explain "our time".
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-291) and index.
ISBN:
0195160843 (cloth)
OCLC:
51258793