The Cultural Turn
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📒Beyond The Cultural Turn ✍ Caroline Bynum
✏Beyond the Cultural Turn Book Summary : A collection of engaging essays that look specifically at the effect of culturalism on history and sociology and propose new directions in the theory and practice of research.
📒Culture And Economy After The Cultural Turn ✍ Larry Ray
✏Culture and Economy After the Cultural Turn Book Summary : Traditionally social science treated culture as a peripheral issue, but the last twenty years have witnessed a cultural turn throughout the social sciences. Culture is now at the core of debate. Culture and Economy After the Cultural Turn examines the impact of the cultural turn for the social sciences in relation to the decline of interest in economic aspects of society. It presents a number of responses to the changing relationship between culture and economy, and to the way in which the cultural turn has sought to understand it. Contributors from a wide range of disciplines present differing views oon these matters in relation to issues of political sensibilities and movements, equality and recognition, `cultural manageme
📒The Cultural Turn In U S History ✍ James W. Cook
✏The Cultural Turn in U S History Book Summary : An account of one of the most dominant trends in recent historical writing, this book takes stock of the field even as it showcases exemplars of its practice. Taken together, the essays present a broad picture of the state of American cultural-historical scholarship.
📒The Cultural Turn ✍ Fredric Jameson
✏The Cultural Turn Book Summary : Designed as a short introduction to Fredric Jameson's thought for both the student and the general reader, this reader gives accessible coverage to his writings on postmodernism.
📒War And The Cultural Turn ✍ Jeremy Black
✏War and the Cultural Turn Book Summary : In this stimulating new text, renowned military historian Jeremy Black unpacks the concept of culture as a descriptive and analytical approach to the history of warfare. Black takes the reader through the limits and prospects of culture as a tool for analyzing war, while also demonstrating the necessity of maintaining the context of alternative analytical matrices, such as technology. Black sets out his unique approach to culture and warfare without making his paradigm into a straightjacket. He goes on to demonstrate the flexibility of his argument through a series of case studies which include the contexts of rationale (Gloire), strategy (early modern Britaisn), organizations (the modern West), and ideologies (the Cold War). These case studies drive home the point at the core of the book: culture is not a bumper sticker; it is a survival mechanism. Culture is not immutable; it is adaptable. Wide-ranging, international and always provocative, War and the Cultural Turn will be required reading for all students of military history and security studies.
📒Visual Culture ✍ Margarita Dikovitskaya
✏Visual Culture Book Summary : Drawing on interviews, responses to questionnaires, and oral histories by U.S.
📒State Culture ✍ George Steinmetz
✏State culture Book Summary : What impact does culture have on state formation and public policy? How do states affect national and local cultures? The contributors to this volume re-examine the sociology of the state and historical processes of state formation in light of developments in cultural analysis.
📒The Cultural Turn ✍ David Chaney
✏The Cultural Turn Book Summary : In the second half of the twentieth century the theme of culture has dominated the human sciences. The forms of contemporary culture demand a radical reappraisal of the terms of description of the modern world. We therefore need to consider our options when culture does not just provide the meaning of experience but is also the terms of that experience. This book reviews these ideas in ways that will be accessible to those new to the field and also stimulating to experts. The three parts of the book: * Review the character and lessons of this "turn to culture" in a number of academic fields. The author demonstrates the socio-intellectual context within which these themes have been generated and documents the main strengths of the paradigm shift. * Explore key themes in contemporary culture. By showing how questions of citizenship and the meaning of places have been colonized under the remit of the culturalist paradigm, a cluster of associated ideas and themes implicit in the paradigm are explicitly tackled. * Examine some of the ways in whcih cultural forms are increasingly seen to dominate social reality. The final chapter explores triumphant culturalism - the postmodern world as the apogee of the turn to culture.
📒Critical Junctions ✍ Don Kalb
✏Critical Junctions Book Summary : The 'cultural turn' has been a multifarious and pervasive phenomenon in Western universities and modes of social knowledge since the early 1980s. This work focuses on the conjunction of two disciplines where the analytic promises of humanist and social science approaches soon become obvious.
📒The Cultural Turn In Geography ✍ Paul Claval
✏The cultural turn in geography Book Summary :