Theory of Culture

 expand sectionPREFACE

 collapse sectionPART ONE—  THEORY OF CULTURE
 expand section1—  Culture: Coherent or Incoherent
 expand section2—  The Cultic Roots of Culture
 expand section3—  The Order-maintaining and Order-transforming Dimensions of Culture
 expand section4—  The Concept of Culture and Its Place within a Theory of Social Action:  A Critique of Talcott Parsons's Theory of Culture
 expand section5—  Representative Culture and Cultural Representation
 expand section6—  Infrastructure and Superstructure:  Revisions in Marxist Sociology of Culture

 collapse sectionPART TWO—  CULTURE, COLLECTIVE PURPOSE, AND POLITY
 expand section7—  Collective Purpose and Culture:  Findings and Implications from Some Studies of Societies
 expand section8—  Social Norms in the Institutional Culture of the German Federal Parliament

 collapse sectionPART THREE—  CULTURE, INEQUALITY, AND LIFE-STYLE
 expand section9—  The Production and Reproduction of Inequality:  A Theoretical Cultural Analysis
 expand section10—  Cultural Production, Consumption, and the Development of the Cultural Sphere

 collapse sectionPART FOUR—  CULTURE, TECHNOLOGY, AND WORK
 expand section11—  The Promise of a Cultural Sociology:  Technological Discourse and the Sacred and Profane Information Machine
 expand section12—  Culture and the Locus of Work in Contemporary Western Germany:  A Weberian Configurational Analysis
 expand section13—  Culture and Crisis:  Making Sense of the Crisis of the Work Society

 expand sectionNotes
 expand sectionINDEX

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