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Cultural theory / Michael Thompson, Richard Ellis and Aaron Wildavsky.

By: Thompson, M. (Michael), 1937-.
Contributor(s): Ellis, Richard. (Richard J.) | Wildavsky, Aaron B.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Political cultures. Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1990Description: xvi, 296 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0813378648 (pbk.); 9780813378640 (pbk.).Subject(s): Culture | Social change | Personality and culture | Typology (Psychology)DDC classification: 306 THO Online resources: Table of contents Summary: Taking their cue from the pioneering work of anthropologist Mary Douglas, the authors of Cultural Theory have created a typology of five ways of life egalitarianism, fatalism, individualism, hierarchy, and autonomy to serve as an analytic tool in the examination of people, culture, and politics. They then show how cultural theorists can develop large numbers of falsifiable propositions.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Taking their cue from the pioneering work of anthropologist Mary Douglas, the authors of Cultural Theory have created a typology of five ways of life egalitarianism, fatalism, individualism, hierarchy, and autonomy to serve as an analytic tool in the examination of people, culture, and politics. They then show how cultural theorists can develop large numbers of falsifiable propositions.

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