Tiny Publics: A Theory of Group Action and Culture

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If all politics is local, then so is almost everything else, argues sociologist Gary Alan Fine. We organize our lives by relying on those closest to us family members, friends, work colleagues, team mates, and other intimates to create meaning and order. In this thoughtful and wide-ranging book, Fine argues that the basic building blocks of society itself are forged within the boundaries of such small groups, the "tiny publics" necessary for a robust, functioning social order at all levels. Action, meaning, authority, ...

Tiny Publics: A Theory of Group Action and Culture 2012, Russell Sage Foundation, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780871544322

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