Social Performance: Symbolic Action, Cultural Pragmatics, and Ritual
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Social Performance: Symbolic Action, Cultural Pragmatics, and Ritual

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Taking a "cultural pragmatic" approach to meaning, the contributors suggest a new way of looking at the continuum that stretches between ritual and strategic action. They do so by developing, for the first time, a model of "social performance." This volume offers the first systematic and analytical framework that transforms the metaphor into a social theory and applies it...more
Paperback, 374 pages
Published April 1st 2006 by Cambridge University Press
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