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Cultural Sociology

Cultural Sociology

Series Editors: Alexander, J., Eyerman, R., Inglis, D., Smith, P.

Jeffrey C. Alexander is the Lillian Chavenson Saden Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale University. From 1995–2010, he edited (with Steven Seidman) the Cambridge Series on Cultural Social Studies and from 2004–2009 (with Julia Adams, Ron Eyerman, and Philip Gorsky) Sociological Theory. Among his recent books are The Civil Sphere and The Performance of Politics: Obama's Victory and the Democratic Struggle for Power.


Ron Eyerman is Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale University. His areas of research include social theory, trauma, and memory, and he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses on these topics. He is the author of The Assassination of Theo van Gogh: From Social Drama to Cultural Trauma.


David Inglis is Professor of Sociology at the University of Aberdeen. He is founding editor of the journal Cultural Sociology, published by Sage. His recent books include The Globalization of Food and Cosmopolitanism.


Philip Smith is Professor and Co-Director of the Yale Center for Cultural Sociology. His recent books include Why War?, Punishment and Culture, and Incivility: The Rude Stranger in Everyday Life (coauthored) among others.

Interpreting Clifford Geertz

Edited by Jeffrey C. Alexander, Philip Smith, and Matthew Norton


The Cultural Sociology of Political Assassination

Ron Eyerman


Constructing Irish National Identity

Anne Kane


Iconic Power

Edited by Jeffrey C. Alexander, Dominik Bartmański, and Bernhard Giesen


Seeking Authenticity in Place, Culture, and the Self

Nicholas Osbaldiston


Reinventing Evidence in Social Inquiry

Richard Biernacki


Central Bank Independence

Carlo Tognato


Liberal Barbarism

Erik Ringmar


Social Tragedy

Stephanie Alice Baker


Meanings of Life in Contemporary Ireland

Tom Inglis


Performing Punk

Erik Hannerz


Global Injustice Symbols and Social Movements

Thomas Olesen