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Culture/Power/History:
A Reader in Contemporary Social Theory
Edited by Nicholas B. Dirks, Geoff Eley, & Sherry B. Ortner

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Permissions Acknowledgments
Introduction3
Ch. 1Teddy Bear Patriarchy: Taxidermy in the Garden of Eden, New York City, 1908-193649
Ch. 2Cultural Feminism versus Post-Structuralism: The Identity Crisis in Feminist Theory96
Ch. 3The Exhibitionary Complex123
Ch. 4Structures, Habitus, Power: Basis for a Theory of Symbolic Power155
Ch. 5Two Lectures200
Ch. 6After the Masses222
Ch. 7Family, Education, Photography236
Ch. 8Authority, (White) Power and the (Black) Critic; It's All Greek to Me247
Ch. 9Women, Class and Sexual Differences in the 1830s and 1840s: Some Reflections on the Writing of a Feminist History269
Ch. 10Nations, Publics, and Political Cultures: Placing Habermas in the Nineteenth Century297
Ch. 11The Prose of Counter-Insurgency336
Ch. 12Theory in Anthropology since the Sixties372
Ch. 13Cosmologies of Capitalism: The Trans-Pacific Sector of "The World System"412
Ch. 14Living to Tell: Madonna's Resurrection of the Fleshly459
Ch. 15Ritual and Resistance: Subversion as a Social Fact483
Ch. 16The Circulation of Social Energy504
Ch. 17Cultural Studies: Two Paradigms520
Ch. 18The Born-Again Telescandals539
Ch. 19Secrets of Success in Postmodern Society557
Ch. 20Selections from Marxism and Literature585
Notes on the Contributors609
Index613

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