Culture Troubles; Patrick Chabal, Jean-Pascal Daloz; 2006
spara 39%
1 säljare

Culture Troubles

av Patrick Chabal, Jean-Pascal Daloz
Understanding politics in nations other than your own is a perilous exercise. If you were to read two newspaper articles on the same topic from different countries, you would likely find two very different interpretations of the same event. But how we think about what is written in our own country seems somehow less distorted, less wrong. So which side is right? And from what reference point can we begin to compare the two? "Culture Troubles" is a systematic reevaluation of the role of culture in political analysis. Here, Patrick Chabal and Jean-Pascal Daloz contend that it is unwise to compare different societies without taking into account culture, which in their interpretation is not a system of values, but rather a system of inherited meanings and symbols. This cultural approach, they argue, can attribute meaning to political comparison, and they outline the shape of that approach, one that draws from an eclectic range of sources. Illustrating the sharpness and acuity of their methods, they proceed with a comparative study of the state and political representation in three very different nations - France, Nigeria, and Sweden - to untangle the many ways that culture informs our understanding of political events. As a result, "Culture Troubles" offers a rational starting point from which we may begin to understand foreign politics.
Understanding politics in nations other than your own is a perilous exercise. If you were to read two newspaper articles on the same topic from different countries, you would likely find two very different interpretations of the same event. But how we think about what is written in our own country seems somehow less distorted, less wrong. So which side is right? And from what reference point can we begin to compare the two? "Culture Troubles" is a systematic reevaluation of the role of culture in political analysis. Here, Patrick Chabal and Jean-Pascal Daloz contend that it is unwise to compare different societies without taking into account culture, which in their interpretation is not a system of values, but rather a system of inherited meanings and symbols. This cultural approach, they argue, can attribute meaning to political comparison, and they outline the shape of that approach, one that draws from an eclectic range of sources. Illustrating the sharpness and acuity of their methods, they proceed with a comparative study of the state and political representation in three very different nations - France, Nigeria, and Sweden - to untangle the many ways that culture informs our understanding of political events. As a result, "Culture Troubles" offers a rational starting point from which we may begin to understand foreign politics.
Utgiven: 2006
ISBN: 9780226100418
Förlag: University of Chicago Press
Format: Häftad
Språk: Engelska
Sidor: 408 st
Understanding politics in nations other than your own is a perilous exercise. If you were to read two newspaper articles on the same topic from different countries, you would likely find two very different interpretations of the same event. But how we think about what is written in our own country seems somehow less distorted, less wrong. So which side is right? And from what reference point can we begin to compare the two? "Culture Troubles" is a systematic reevaluation of the role of culture in political analysis. Here, Patrick Chabal and Jean-Pascal Daloz contend that it is unwise to compare different societies without taking into account culture, which in their interpretation is not a system of values, but rather a system of inherited meanings and symbols. This cultural approach, they argue, can attribute meaning to political comparison, and they outline the shape of that approach, one that draws from an eclectic range of sources. Illustrating the sharpness and acuity of their methods, they proceed with a comparative study of the state and political representation in three very different nations - France, Nigeria, and Sweden - to untangle the many ways that culture informs our understanding of political events. As a result, "Culture Troubles" offers a rational starting point from which we may begin to understand foreign politics.
Understanding politics in nations other than your own is a perilous exercise. If you were to read two newspaper articles on the same topic from different countries, you would likely find two very different interpretations of the same event. But how we think about what is written in our own country seems somehow less distorted, less wrong. So which side is right? And from what reference point can we begin to compare the two? "Culture Troubles" is a systematic reevaluation of the role of culture in political analysis. Here, Patrick Chabal and Jean-Pascal Daloz contend that it is unwise to compare different societies without taking into account culture, which in their interpretation is not a system of values, but rather a system of inherited meanings and symbols. This cultural approach, they argue, can attribute meaning to political comparison, and they outline the shape of that approach, one that draws from an eclectic range of sources. Illustrating the sharpness and acuity of their methods, they proceed with a comparative study of the state and political representation in three very different nations - France, Nigeria, and Sweden - to untangle the many ways that culture informs our understanding of political events. As a result, "Culture Troubles" offers a rational starting point from which we may begin to understand foreign politics.
Begagnad bok
405 kr659 krSpara 254 kr (39%) mot nypris
Fri frakt & skickas inom 1-3 vardagar
Köpskydd med Studentapan
Varje köp täcks av Studentapans köpskydd som säkerställer att boken kommer fram, att du får rätt bok och att skicket stämmer överens med beskrivning.
405 kr659 krSpara 254 kr (39%) mot nypris
Fri frakt & skickas inom 1-3 vardagar