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Performance and power / Jeffrey C. Alexander.

Author/Creator:
Alexander, Jeffrey C., 1947-
Publication:
Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 246 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Culture -- Philosophy.
Power (Social sciences).
Performance -- Social aspects.
Performative (Philosophy) -- Political aspects.
Summary:
This is a study of the relationship between performance and power. In this volume, Jeffrey Alexander develops a cultural pragmatics that shifts cultural sociology from texts to gestural meanings and examines the elements of social performance.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-241) and index.
ISBN:
0745648185
9780745648170 (hardback)
0745648177 (hardback)
9780745648187 (pbk)
OCLC:
723108082
Publisher Number:
99952089064