Culture in Mind: Toward a Sociology of Culture and Cognition

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ISBN-13:
9780415929431
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.12.2001
Seiten:
318
Autor:
Karen A. Cerulo
Gewicht:
640 g
Format:
229x152x22 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Acknowledgements Dedication Chapter 1: Establishing a Sociology of Culture and Cognition, Karen A. Cerulo Section 1: Sensation and Attention Introduction Chapter 2: The Elephant in the Room: Notes on the Social Organization of Denial, Eviatar Zerubavel Chapter 3: Signals and Interpretive Work: The Role of Culture in a Theory of Practical Action, Diane Vaughan Section 2: Discrimination and Classification Introduction Chapter 4: Commensuration and Cognition, Wendy Nelson Espeland Chapter 5: Preterm Babies in the "Mother Machine": Metaphoric Reasoning and Bureaucratic Rituals that Finish the "Unfinished Infant," Nicole Isaacson Chapter 6: Cognition in Social Constructions: Market Rivalry Profile versus Cost Schedule, Harrison C. White Section 3: Representation and Integration Introduction Chapter 7: Moral Inquiry in Cultural Sociology, Robert Wuthnow Chapter 8: Individualism.'Pro tem': Reconsidering U.S. Social Relations, Karen A. Cerulo Chapter 9: Tracking Discourse, David Altheide Chapter 10: How Storytelling Can Be Empowering, William Gamson Section 4: Storage and Retrieval Introduction Chapter 11: Honor, Dignity, and Collective Memory: Judging the Past in Korea and the United States, Barry Schwartz and MiKyoung Park Chapter 12: Thinking About Evil: Adolf Hitler and the Dilemma of the Social Construction of Reputations, Gary Alan Fine Section 5: Building Bridges Introduction Chapter 13: Fixing a Foucault Sandwich: Cognitive Universals and Cultural Particulars in the Concept of Mental Disorders, Jerome C. Wakefield Chapter 14: Culture, Harmful Dysfunctions and the Sociology of Mental Illness, Allan V. Horowitz Chapter 15: Why Cognitive (and Cultural) Sociology Needs Cognitive Science, Paul Dimaggio Appendix: Mapping the Field, Karen A. Cerulo Contributor Notes Index
Rather than considering thought as just an individual act, Culture in Mind considers it in a social and cultural context. Covering such diverse topics as the nature of evil, the process of storytelling and the defining mental illness, these essays offer fresh insights into the functioning of the mind.

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