Culture & Truth: The Remaking of Social Analysis : with a New Introduction

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Beacon Press, 1993 - Social Science - 253 pages
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Exposing the inadequacies of old conceptions of static cultures and detached observers, the book argues instead for social science to acknowledge and celebrate diversity, narrative, emotion, and subjectivity.
  

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User Review  - Annah - Goodreads

It's weird rereading college books without an academic impetus, but worth remembering why I've kept this one on my shelf for all these years! The male Rosaldo makes a poetic case for subjectivity and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Conor - Goodreads

This was assigned reading a few years ago, but I only got half way through it then. It was a bit of a struggle this time too. A very heady book in which Rosaldo takes up many of the fundamental ... Read full review

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Contents

The Erosion of Classic Norms
25
After Objectivism
46
Imperialist Nostalgia
68
Reorientation
89
Putting Culture in Motion
91
Ilongot Improvisations
109
Narrative Analysis
127
Renewal
145
Changing Chicano Narratives
147
Subjectivity in Social Analysis
168
Border Crossings
196
A Raging Battle
218
Notes
225
Index
247
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Renato Rosaldo is Mellon Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Stanfor University. He is author of the prizewinning book Ilongot Headhunting, 1883-1974: A Study in Society and History.

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