Patterns of American Culture: Ethnography and Estrangement

Patterns of American Culture: Ethnography and Estrangement

by Dan Rose
     
 

ISBN-10: 0812212851

ISBN-13: 9780812212853

Pub. Date: 01/28/1990

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

Dan Rose draws on the fact and metaphor of colonization to demonstrate that the central motive in the contemporary United States has been—and continues to be—the corporate form. The author contents that the purpose of the corporate structures underlying American life is to create new resources, new products, new landscapes, new ideas, and new markets.

Overview

Dan Rose draws on the fact and metaphor of colonization to demonstrate that the central motive in the contemporary United States has been—and continues to be—the corporate form. The author contents that the purpose of the corporate structures underlying American life is to create new resources, new products, new landscapes, new ideas, and new markets. Through written rules and unwritten customs, these corporations determine who we are and what we can do.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812212853
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1990
Series:
Contemporary Ethnography
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
138
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.36(d)

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