Ritual Theory, Ritual Practice (Google eBook)

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Oxford University Press, 1992 - 270 pages
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a true master piece. I will write a more detailed review later. for now, the key terms, the four characteristics of "practice" provisional, strategic, mis-recognition, a vision of power. this vision ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
3
Notes
10
THE PRACTICE OF RITUAL THEORY
13
Constructing Ritual
19
Constructing Meaning
30
Constructing Discourse
47
Notes
55
THE SENSE OF RITUAL
67
Ritual Traditions and Systems
118
Notes
143
RITUAL AND POWER
169
Ritual Control
171
Ritual Belief and Ideology
182
The Power of Ritualization
197
Notes
224
Bibliography
239

Action and Practice
69
The Ritual Body
94

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