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Beyond the cultural turn : new directions in the study of society and culture /

by Bonnell, Victoria E; Hunt, Lynn; Biernacki, Richard.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Publisher: Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, 1999Description: xi, 350 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0520216784 (alk. paper); 0520216792 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Historical sociology -- Congresses | Social history -- Congresses | Culture -- Congresses
Contents:
Introduction / Victoria E. Bonnell and Lynn Hunt -- Culture as Concept and Practice. The Concept(s) of Culture / William H. Sewell, Jr. Method and Metaphor after the New Cultural History / Richard Biernacki -- Knowledge in the Social Sciences. Science Studies after Social Construction: The Turn toward the Comparative and the Global / Margaret C. Jacob. The Privatization of Citizenship: How to Unthink a Knowledge Culture / Margaret R. Somers -- Narrative, Discourse, and Problems of Representation. Cultural History and the Challenge of Narrativity / Karen Halttunen. Colonizers, Scholars, and the Creation of Invisible Histories / Steven Feierman. Cultural Analysis and Moral Discourses: Episodes, Continuities, and Transformations / Sonya O. Rose -- Reconstructing the Categories of Body and Self. Why All the Fuss about the Body? A Medievalist's Perspective / Caroline Bynum. Problematizing the Self / Jerrold Seigel --
Afterword / Hayden White.
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Papers presented at a conference held Apr. 26-27, 1996 in California.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Victoria E. Bonnell and Lynn Hunt -- Pt. 1. Culture as Concept and Practice. 1. The Concept(s) of Culture / William H. Sewell, Jr. 2. Method and Metaphor after the New Cultural History / Richard Biernacki -- Pt. 2. Knowledge in the Social Sciences. 3. Science Studies after Social Construction: The Turn toward the Comparative and the Global / Margaret C. Jacob. 4. The Privatization of Citizenship: How to Unthink a Knowledge Culture / Margaret R. Somers -- Pt. 3. Narrative, Discourse, and Problems of Representation. 5. Cultural History and the Challenge of Narrativity / Karen Halttunen. 6. Colonizers, Scholars, and the Creation of Invisible Histories / Steven Feierman. 7. Cultural Analysis and Moral Discourses: Episodes, Continuities, and Transformations / Sonya O. Rose -- Pt. 4. Reconstructing the Categories of Body and Self. 8. Why All the Fuss about the Body? A Medievalist's Perspective / Caroline Bynum. 9. Problematizing the Self / Jerrold Seigel --

Afterword / Hayden White.

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