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Alexander, Jeffrey C.

Interpreting Clifford Geertz

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Clifford Geertz
Jeffrey C. Alexander, Philip Smith

Part I. Geertz, Text, and Structure

2. Semiotics and Thick Description (Barthes and Geertz)
Peter Brooks

3. The Balinese Cockfight Decoded: Reflections on Geertz and Structuralism
Philip Smith

4. On Not Doing Systems
Joseph Errington

Part II. Geertz, Interpretation, and Meaning

5. Geertzian Irony
Georgia Warnke

6. Clifford Geertz and the Strong Program: The Human Sciences and Cultural Sociology
Jeffrey C. Alexander

7. Maximal Interpretation in Clifford Geertz and the Strong Program in Cultural Sociology: Toward a New Epistemology
Isaac Ariail Reed

8. Thick Description as a Cosmopolitan Practice: A Pragmatic Reading
Paul Lichterman

9. “Malarial and Diffident”: The Vision of Clifford Geertz
Robin Wagner-Pacifici

Part III. Geertz and the Disciplines

10. Thick Description, Thin History: Did Historians Always Understand Clifford Geertz?
Stuart Clark

11. Scientific Cultures
Peter Galison

12. Geertz’S Legacy Beyond the Modes of Cultural Analysis of His Time: Speculative Notes and Queries in Remembrance
George E. Marcus

13. “To Locate in the Tenor of Their Setting the Sources of Their Spell”: Clifford Geertz and the “Strong” Program in Cultural Sociology
Mats Trondman

14. Ritual, Power, and Style: The Implications of Negara For the Sociology of Power
Bernhard Giesen

Part IV. Geertz, Life, and Work

15. Clifford Geertz as a Cultural System
David E. Apter

16. On Clifford Geertz: Field Notes from the Classroom
Robert Darnton

17. Afterword: The Geertz Effect
Matthew Norton

Keywords: Social Sciences, Social Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, Methodology of the Social Sciences, Sociology, general, Anthropology

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Cultural Sociology
Page amount
230 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230118980
Printed ISBN
978-0-230-11172-1

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