Re-imagining critique in cultural sociology

Hanrahan, Nancy and Amsler, Sarah (2010) Re-imagining critique in cultural sociology. In: Handbook of Cultural Sociology. Routledge. ISBN 9780415540124

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Abstract

In this chapter, we argue that normative practices of critique, judgment and imagination are integral aspects of cultural practice – including the production of theory about culture – and that critical theory, particularly that of the broadly defined Frankfurt School tradition, is therefore an important element of a fully articulated sociology of culture.

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Additional Information:In this chapter, we argue that normative practices of critique, judgment and imagination are integral aspects of cultural practice – including the production of theory about culture – and that critical theory, particularly that of the broadly defined Frankfurt School tradition, is therefore an important element of a fully articulated sociology of culture.
Keywords:critical theory, cultural sociology, critique, judgement
Subjects:V Historical and Philosophical studies > V540 Social Philosophy
L Social studies > L370 Social Theory
Divisions:College of Social Science > Centre for Educational Research & Development (CERD)
ID Code:4974
Deposited By: Sarah Amsler
Deposited On:29 Mar 2012 21:05
Last Modified:29 Mar 2012 21:05

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