Chapter 20 - Analyzing Codes, Contexts, and Institutions

  1. author?
    Ann Swidler
  2. argument?
    • believes culture as influencing human action are too simplistic
    • addresses how and when culture takes on the power to constrain and guide people's actions and when it doesn't
  3. semiotic codes
    you know this
  4. max weber definition of social action
    meaningully orientated toward the action of others and symbolic interactionalist
  5. context
    some systematize and unify culture, magnify its influence
  6. institutions
    structures cultural meaning by giving them a coherent logic despite ambivalence or skepticism on that part of individuals
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Chapter 20 - Analyzing Codes, Contexts, and Institutions
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