The Resource Performance and power, Jeffrey C. Alexander

Performance and power, Jeffrey C. Alexander

Label
Performance and power
Title
Performance and power
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey C. Alexander
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is a study of the relationship between performance and power. In this volume, Jeffrey Alexander develops a cultural pragmatics that shifts cultural sociology from texts to gestural meanings and examines the elements of social performance
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alexander, Jeffrey C.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HM136
LC item number
.A573 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Performance
  • Performative (Philosophy)
Label
Performance and power, Jeffrey C. Alexander
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-241) and index
Contents
A cultural theory of social performance. The cultural pragmatics of symbolic action / with Jason Mast ; Social performance between ritual and strategy -- Political power and performance. Performance and the challenge of power ; Social, political, cultural and performative ; Democratic power and political performance : Obama v. McCain ; A presidential performance, panned, or Obama as the last Enlightenment man ; Performing counter-power : the civil rights movement ; Performing terror on September 11 ; War and performance : Afghanistan and Iraq -- Cultural power and performance. Intellectuals and public performance ; Iconic power and performativity : the role of the critic
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 246 p.
Isbn
9780745648170
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)723108082
  • (OCoLC)ocn723108082
Label
Performance and power, Jeffrey C. Alexander
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-241) and index
Contents
A cultural theory of social performance. The cultural pragmatics of symbolic action / with Jason Mast ; Social performance between ritual and strategy -- Political power and performance. Performance and the challenge of power ; Social, political, cultural and performative ; Democratic power and political performance : Obama v. McCain ; A presidential performance, panned, or Obama as the last Enlightenment man ; Performing counter-power : the civil rights movement ; Performing terror on September 11 ; War and performance : Afghanistan and Iraq -- Cultural power and performance. Intellectuals and public performance ; Iconic power and performativity : the role of the critic
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 246 p.
Isbn
9780745648170
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)723108082
  • (OCoLC)ocn723108082

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