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Culture & Truth : Remaking of Social Analysis - Renato Rosaldo

Culture & Truth

Remaking of Social Analysis

Paperback Published: 1st August 1993
ISBN: 9780807046234
Number Of Pages: 288

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Exposing the inadequacies of old conceptions of static cultures and detached observers, the book argues instead for social science to acknowledge and celebrate diversity, narrative, emotion, and subjectivity.

"Rosaldo ... is an advocate for the new stance in social analysis, and while it represents one side in a deep intellectual debate, it is neither academic nor musty in tone. If you want to know that many social scientists are up to these days, Culture and Truth is an excellent place to find out." - Los Angeles Times "Written with power and grace [Culture and Truth] is essential reading for thsoe interested in the study of culture." - San Francisco Chronicle

Introduction to the 1993 Edition
Preface
Introduction : Grief and a Headhunter's Ragep. 1
Critique
The Erosion of Classic Normsp. 25
After Objectivismp. 46
Imperialist Nostalgiap. 68
Reorientation
Putting Culture into Motionp. 91
Ilongot Improvisationsp. 109
Narrative Analysisp. 127
Renewal
Changing Chicano Narrativesp. 147
Subjectivity in Social Analysisp. 168
Border Crossingsp. 196
Epilogue : A Raging Battlep. 218
Notesp. 225
Indexp. 247
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ISBN: 9780807046234
ISBN-10: 080704623X
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st August 1993
Publisher: BEACON PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.34