Description - Culture, Society, and Democracy by Isaac Reed
This volume addresses the key question of the intersection of sociology and politics, and asks what a non-Marxist cultural perspective can offer the Left. Written by leading scholars, it develops new conceptions of social critique, new techniques of interpretive analysis, and new concepts for the sociology of democratic practice. It is a volume for the twenty-first-century, where global and local meet, when critical theory must examine its most fundamental presuppositions.
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Author Biography - Isaac Reed
Isaac Reed is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado. He has published articles in Sociological Theory and Cultural Sociology, and he is the co-editor of Culture, Society, and Democracy: The Interpretive Approach (Paradigm 2007) Jeffrey C. Alexander is the Lillian Chavenson Saden Professor of Sociology at Yale University, where he is Codirector of the Center for Cultural Sociology. Among his many influential books is The Civic Sphere (2006).