An Emerging Social Vision
By (author) Philip Wexler
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Mystical Society by Philip Wexler
Book DescriptionIn Mystical Society Philip Wexler, a well-known critical theorist with a background in social psychology and a special interest in spirituality, examines the revitalization of spirituality manifesting itself in society and in education. Describing what he calls "cultural changes toward the sacred," he documents a cultural shift, brought about by technological and societal changes, toward a new mysticism. Wexler explores the meaning for this new spirituality for our daily lives, for social theory, and for education. From the pervasiveness of a spiritual vernacular to the integration of spiritual practices into our highly individualized and technologized lives, Wexler lays out the evidence for a growing movement, and then draws parallels to periods of mystical revitalization from the past. In the course of this discussion, he draws on the work of Marx, Weber, and Durkheim, as well as from contemporary social theory.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780813391434
(229mm x 152mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 6-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Philip Wexler
Reclaiming Knowledge, Hardback (August 2000)
This book reasserts the importance for a strong view of knowledge for a robust sociology of knowledge, for analysing and formulating curricula and for a relevant approach to education policy.
Becoming Somebody, Hardback (April 1992)» View all books by Philip Wexler
Offers a social psychological account of social life in three high schools, combining theoretical analysis with reflective methodology. The emphasis of the book is on how social relations have varying effects on the feeling of "self" in young people from different socioeconomic environments.
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Author Biography - Philip Wexler
Philip Wexler is Michael Scanding Professor of Education and Sociology in the Warner Graduate School at the University of Rochester, and he is Senior Research Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. His previous books include: Critical Social Psychology, Social Analysis of Education, Becoming Somebody, and Holy Sparks.
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