Status, Power and Ritual Interaction: A Relational Reading of Durkheim, Goffman and Collins

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Sociologists A%omile Durkheim, Erving Goffman and Randall Collins broadly suppose that ritual is foundational for social life. By contrast, this book argues that ritual is merely surface, beneath which lie status and power, the behavioral dimensions that drive all social interaction. Status, Power and Ritual Interaction identifies status and power as the twin forces that structure social relations, determine emotions and link individuals to the reference groups that deliver culture and administer preferences, actions, ...

Status, Power and Ritual Interaction: A Relational Reading of Durkheim, Goffman and Collins 2011, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781409427360

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