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Performance and Power

Performance and Power( )
Author: Alexander, Jeffrey C.
ISBN:978-0-7456-5566-6
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Polity Press
Book Format:Ebook
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Performativity has emerged as a critical new idea across the humanities and social sciences, from literary and cultural studies to the study of gender and the philosophy of action. In this volume, Jeffrey Alexander demonstrates how performance can reorient our study of politics and society. Alexander develops a cultural pragmatics that shifts cultural sociology from texts to gestural meanings. Positioning social performance between ritual and strategy, he lays out the...
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Pages:232
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Language
Business & Economics / General
Social Science / Sociology / Social Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.928 x 8.931 x 0.585 Inches
Book Weight:1.5 Pounds

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