• Different Cultures, Different
    same. Works Cited Geertz, Clifford. "Thick Description." A Cultural Studies Reader. Eds. Munna & Rajan. London: Longman, 1995. 236-256 Hemingway, Ernest. "In Our Time." New York, New York: Scribners, 1925. 15-19....
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  • Case for Sovereignty
    status quo, identifying it as "0 Russell Hardin, 'Self Interest, Group Identity', in Albert Breton, ed., Nationalism and Rationality (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995). ' Clifford Geertz, 'The Integrative Revolution: Primordial Sentiments and Civil Politics in the New States', in...
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  • Culture
    Culture; a Marble Stone Culture is how one makes sense of the world. It is the ideas, concepts, categories, values, and beliefs. Clifford Geertz defines culture as the machinery that people use “to orient them in a world otherwise opaque” (Geertz 1973, 363). There is not one ruling culture...
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  • Joy Luck Club Summary
    The Joy Luck Club Book Summary Chapter One: The Beauty of Beginnings We learn that Jing-Mei Woo’s mother, Suyuan, passed away two months ago. She was a part of the Joy Luck Club in San Francisco since 1949. The Joy Luck Club was a weekly mahjong party where they would play mahjong while...
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  • hjhjhj
    the two generations of storytellers, as Jing-mei speaks both for herself and for her recently deceased mother, Suyuan. Jing-mei also bridges America and China. When she travels to China, she discovers the Chinese essence within herself, thus realizing a deep connection to her mother that she had...
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  • Defining Culture
    becomes part of the social machinery. Culture is the ever-present, ethereal medium in which members live and through which they act. In 1973 anthropologist Clifford Geertz published, The Interpretation of Cultures, in which he writes: “Culture is the fabric of meaning in terms of which human beings...
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  • Political Science
    closely associated with the work of Clifford Geertz. Geertz (1973) proposed a shift away from positivist analyses towards the study of communally defined subjective understanding. Geertz contends that objective truth cannot be known since all attempts to understand “facts” are viewed through various...
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  • Symbolic Interpretation
    represent different meanings. According to Clifford Geertz, culture is “an historically transmitted pattern of meanings embodied in symbols, a system of inherited conceptions expressed in symbolic forms by means of which men communicate, perpetuate, and develop their knowledge about and their...
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  • Anthropology - Paper 11
    and mid-1960s anthropology tended increasingly to model itself after the natural sciences. Some anthropologists, such as Lloyd Fallers and Clifford Geertz, focused on processes of modernization by which newly independent states could develop. Others, such as Julian Steward and Leslie White, focused...
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  • Production Process as a Site of Critique
    anthropologist Clifford Geertz, Works and Lives. The Anthropologist as Author written in 1988. This might seem a digression, considering the spate of criticism the book has drawn, yet I appreciate it for certain similarities with the approach I would like to follow in this thesis. As is quite well known and...
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  • Good
    business, such as manufacturing industry, financial industry. Logistics plays as the financial carrier among different countries to transfer the economic flow. However, logistics as the vehicle is losing its gloss due to the tense global economy. Zoom out to where we are living. Recently it’s no new...
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  • The Kolanut as a Peace Symbol in Igboland: Towards a Nexus of Gender Construction and Meaning
    rendition). This view has been articulated by many scholars (for instance Green 1947 and Uchendu 1965). Women thus are assumed to play only a peripheral role in the use of the kolanut. This view however is not entirely surprising because Igbo culture, since colonial invasion, has experienced rapid change...
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  • Theatrical Groups as a Form of Social Protest in the American Depression.‎
    (except the classics). The same Group that had produced ‎Gold Eagle Guy (1934), the comic and burlesque play of Melvin Levy, and Success Story (1933) of John ‎Howard Lawson, also performed the avant-garde play of Clifford Odets, Waiting for lefty (1935). The ‎Group's repertory was inspired by the events...
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  • ethnographic
    and can study group. Collection of data ranged from four to five hours interview. Research on the group provided an extremely a deep analysis of real life behavior. Research has provided a deep analysis about the behaviors. It can also used to recognize currently or new unmet needs of user. This...
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  • Defining Religion
    the book and by Clifford Geertz, I found little error and would like to expand on my opinion on their definitions. The book defined religion, if I remember correctly as, any person's reliance upon a pivotal value was that person finds essential wholeness as an individual and as a person-in-community...
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  • Bookreport: the Abomination
    as we know homosexuality and AIDS play an important role in Senseless and it is written just as tantalisingly as The Abomination. 3. Place in the history of literature On the Internet, the book is usually subdivided with gay and bisexual novels, but it can also be ordered from regular book...
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  • What that's isn't mine
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  • Post.Doc
    , specifically as it could be used to regulate social hierarchies and structures. These could be regulated though control of the conditions in which “knowledge,” “truth,” and socially accepted “reality” were produced (Erikson and Murphy 2010: 272).  Clifford Geertz (1926 - 2006) Geertz was a prominent...
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  • Literary Theory
    consider traditionally marginalized populations? Here is a list of scholars we encourage you to explore to further your understanding of this theory: * Michel Foucault - The Order of Things: An Archeology of the Human Sciences, 1970; Language, Counter-memory, Practice, 1977 * Clifford Geertz...
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  • Action 3
    : Oxford University Press, 1995). Fisher, Philip, Hard Facts (New York: Oxford University Press, 1987). Geertz, Clifford, Negara: The Theatre State in Nineteenth-Century Bali (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1980). Goffman, Erving, Encounters: Two Studies in the Sociology of Interaction...
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