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Author Alexander, Jeffrey C.

Title The meanings of social life [electronic resource] : a cultural sociology / by Jeffrey C. Alexander.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 296 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The meanings of (social) life: on the origins of a cultural sociology -- 1. The strong program in cultural sociology (with Philip Smith) -- 2. On the social construction of "moral universals" -- 3. The "holocaust" from war crime to trauma drama: Cultural trauma and collective idenitity -- 4. A cultural sociology of evil -- 5. The discourse of American civil society (with Smith) -- 6. Watergate as democratic ritual -- 7. The sacred and profane information machine -- 8. Modern, anti, post, and neo: how intellectuals explain "our time".
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Sociology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0195160843 (cloth)

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