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Author Choi, Jung Min.

Title The politics of culture : race, violence, and democracy / Jung Min Choi, Karen A. Callaghan, and John W. Murphy
Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1995

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Description xii, 171 pages ; 25 cm
Contents I. Contemporary Society and Morality. 1. Laissez-faire and the Moral Dimension. 2. Morals Are Back Again. 3. The Fallout from Laissez-faire. 4. A Case of Pluralism Denied. 5. Some Thoughts on Violence, Again -- II. Poverty and Culture. 6. Conservatives, Civil Unrest, and Class. 7. Poverty and Sociologism. 8. What Is Structural About the Economy? 9. The Culture-of-Poverty Thesis Revisited. 10. Modernity, the Economy, and the Democratization of Economic Life. 11. Democracy and Culture -- III. Social Control, Ideology, and Pluralism. 12. A Recent Example of Cinema Verite and the Ideology of Crime. 13. Private vs. Public: A Dubious Distinction? 14. Law Enforcement, Institutionalized Violence, and Community Control of Policing. 15. Social Imagery and Democratization. 16. Symbolic Violence and the Disembodiment of Identity. 17. The Significance of Postmodernism for Race Relations. 18. Why Assimilationists Are Afraid of Postmodernists
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [165]-166) and index
Subject Communities.
Conservatism.
Cultural pluralism.
Conservatism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Democracy.
Politics and culture.
Democracy -- United States.
Political culture.
Cultural pluralism -- United States.
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Social interaction.
United States -- Race relations.
Author Callaghan, Karen A.
Murphy, John W.
LC no. 95003333
ISBN 0275948897 (hardcover : alk. paper)