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Theory of culture / edited by Richard Münch and Neil J. Smelser.

By: Münch, Richard
Contributor(s): Smelser, Neil J | American Sociological Association | Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie
Language: English Publisher: Berkeley, Oxford : University of California Press, 1992.Description: xiii, 410p. ; 23cm.ISBN: 0520075986
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Includes bibl. references. - Papers from a conference, July 23-25, 1988, Bremen, sponsored by the Theory sections of the American Sociological Association and the German Sociological Association. - Contents: Culture: coherent or incoherent / N.J. Smelser; The cultic roots of culture / E. Halton; The order-maintaining and order-transforming dimensions of culture / S.N. Eisenstadt; The concept of culture and its place within a theory of social action / M. Schmid; Representative culture and culture representation / J. Weiss; Infrastructure and superstructure: revisions in Marxist sociology of culture / R. Wuthnow; Collective purpose and culture / G.E. Swanson; Social norms in the institutional culture of the German Federal Parliament / R. Mayntz; The production and reproduction of inequality / R. Münch; Cultural production, consumption and the development of the cultural sphere / M. Featherstone; The promise of a cultural sociology: technological discourse and the sacred and profane information machine / J.C. Alexander; Culture and the locus of work in contemporary western Germany / S. Kalberg; Culture and crisis: making sense of the crisis of the work society / K. Eder.