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The experience of culture [electronic resource] / Michael Richardson.

By: Richardson, Michael, 1953-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Theory, culture & society (Unnumbered): Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE, c2001Description: 1 online resource (viii, 179 p.).ISBN: 0761966501; 9780761966500; 9781412933278 (electronic bk.); 1412933277 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Culture -- Philosophy | Electronic books | Culture -- Philosophie | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture | Cultuur | Sociologische aspecten | Ervaring | Zelfbeeld | AcculturatieGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Experience of culture.DDC classification: 306/.01 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 -The Manifestation of Culture in Human Life; Chapter 2 -- Entering Culture; Chapter 3 -- The Differentiation of Cultures; Chapter 4 -- Culture as Communication; Chapter 5 -- Experience of the Senses; Chapter 6 -- Culture and the Natural World; Chapter 7 -- The Place of Reason in Culture; Chapter 8 -- Transformatory Processes of Culture: Knowledge and Freedom; Chapter 9 -- Culture and the Status of Reality; Chapter 10 -- The Technologisation of Culture; Chapter 11 -- Reintegrations; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: Over the last 20 years culture has become a key concept in intellectual disciplines across the social sciences and humanities. However, it is a notoriously difficult concept to pin down, having very different meanings in different contexts. This book seeks to chart a route through the maze, revealing the variety of meanings of culture.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [172]-176) and index.

Cover; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 -The Manifestation of Culture in Human Life; Chapter 2 -- Entering Culture; Chapter 3 -- The Differentiation of Cultures; Chapter 4 -- Culture as Communication; Chapter 5 -- Experience of the Senses; Chapter 6 -- Culture and the Natural World; Chapter 7 -- The Place of Reason in Culture; Chapter 8 -- Transformatory Processes of Culture: Knowledge and Freedom; Chapter 9 -- Culture and the Status of Reality; Chapter 10 -- The Technologisation of Culture; Chapter 11 -- Reintegrations; Bibliography; Index.

Over the last 20 years culture has become a key concept in intellectual disciplines across the social sciences and humanities. However, it is a notoriously difficult concept to pin down, having very different meanings in different contexts. This book seeks to chart a route through the maze, revealing the variety of meanings of culture.

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