Life as Theatre: A Dramaturgical Sourcebook (Second Edition) / Edition 2

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Overview

Long out of print and difficult to come by, Bensman and Lilienfeld's treatise has achieved the status of an underground masterwork of sociological thought. An extended and carefully nuanced essay on the sociology of knowledge, its central argument was well defined by the authors in the first edition of 1973: "It is our contention that major 'habits of mind,' approaches to the world, or in phenomenological terms, attitudes towards everyday life, and specialized attitudes, are extensions of habits of thought that emerge and are developed in the practice of an occupation, profession, or craft. We emphasize craft since we focus upon the methods of work, techniques, methodologies, and the social arrangements which emerge in the practice of a profession as being decisive in the formation of world views!" That argument is advanced against the Marxist tradition that would relate the forms and content of knowledge to the position of the knower in the social, economic, and class structure of society. It avails itself of the theories and perceptions of Veblen, Mannheim, Weber, Husserl, and Alfred Schutz.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780202303628
  • Publisher: Transaction Publishers
  • Publication date: 12/31/1990
  • Series: Communication and Social Order Series
  • Edition description: 2nd ed
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 477
  • Product dimensions: 6.28 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 1.23 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles Edgley is a professor in and head of the Department of Sociology at Oklahoma State University and has been a member of the faculty since 1972. He is coeditor of The Handbook of Thanatology and does editorial work regularly for the journal Symbolic Interaction, where he has published a portion of his research on the health and fitness movement.

Dennis Brissett (died 1996) was professor of behavioral science at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine in Duluth, and also taught at the State University of New York at Buffalo and Portland State University.

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction to the Second Edition
Introduction
Pt. I Phenomenological Orientations
1 The Artistic and Critical Attitudes 3
2 The Professional Attitude of the Composer 23
3 The Attitude of the Performing Artist 39
4 Games and Sports 51
Pt. II The Specialization of Craft Attitudes
5 The Religious Attitude and Corresponding Religious Institutions 71
6 Philosophical Attitudes 87
7 The Historian 101
8 The Economist 121
9 The Sociological Perspective 133
10 The Psychologist 151
11 Craft and Meaning in Literature 171
12 Legal Attitudes and Changes in the Law 183
13 Attitudes of Clinical and Scientific Medicine 215
Pt. III Ideological and Political Consequences
14 The Journalist 251
15 The Attitude of the Intellectual 275
16 Political Attitudes 303
17 Bureaucratic and Planning Attitudes 325
18 Class Attitudes 345
Conclusion 367
Subject Index 381
Author Index 385
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