Yearning for Yesterday: A Sociology of Nostalgia

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Free Press, 1979 - History - 146 pages
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Studies the sociology of nostalgia, detailing the conditions and circumstances that evoke it, the function it serves, and the consequences for society and investigating the writings of Schutz, Mead, Blumer, and Simmel

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Something of a disappointment. While containing some good insights--"the quintessence of social order resides in the institutional capacity to arrange affairs in such a manner as to encourage the vast ... Read full review

Contents

The Nostalgic Experience
1
Nostalgia and Identity
31
Nostalgia and the Life Cycle
52
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