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General Author Resources
Bibliographic References (Sarah Zupko)
Cultural Studies Papers and Articles (Communication Studies, U. Iowa)
Cultural Studies Articles, Papers & Presentations (Sarah Zupko)
Cultural Studies Theorists and Critics (Sarah Zupko)
Auguste Comte, On the Positivistic Approach to Society (from The Positive Philosophy) (1830-42; trans. 1854) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Karl Marx (see Marxism below) 
Late 19th- And 20th-Century
Ron Alcalay, "Morphing Out of Identity Politics: Black or White and Terminator 2 (1995) (Bad Subjects)
Alvin Gouldner (see under Marxism below) 
Benedict Anderson
Synopsis of Imagined Communities (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Arthur Jafa Page (Black Cultural Studies Web)
Daniel Bell
The End of Ideology (Chap. 13 on "The Mood of Three Generations" and excerpt from the Conclusion) (Al Fireis, U. Penn)
Synopsis of The Coming of Post-Industrial Society: Chap. 6, ''Who Will Rule? Politicians and Technocrats in the Post-Industrial Society'' (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Pierre Bourdieu
Bourdieu List Archive (Spoons Collective)
The Bourdieu Forum (Marko Toivanen)
Synopsis of Distinction: Chap. 5, "The Sense of Distinction" (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Synopsis of Outline of a Theory of Practice: Chap. 2, "Structure and the Habitus" (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Synopsis of Toril Moi, "Appropriating Bourdieu's Feminist Theory and Pierre Bourdieu's Sociology of Culture" (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Denis Byrne, "Traces of '65: Sites and Memories of the Post-Coup Killings in Bali" (1998) (essay that "reflects on the absence of physical traces of the 1965 killings and looks to the role of memory in commemoration") (Australian Humanities Review)
C.L.R. James (see under Marxism below) 
Cornel West & His Critics (Brent Edwards)
Ralf Dahrendorf, Classes in Post-Capitalist Society (from Class and Class Conflict in Industrial Society) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Manthia Diawara
"Englishness and Blackness: Cricket as Discourse on Colonialism" (1990) (Black Cultural Studies Web / Callaloo)
Manthia Diawara Page (Black Cultural Studies Web)
Simon During (U. Melbourne),
Don Anderson (U. Sydney), "Teachers, Intellectuals, Politics" ("Surely one had a choice: merely to accept such interventionist restructuring of universities . . . or, on the other hand, to critique such New Statism"; extracted from longer piece published in 1995)
John Frow (U. Queensland), "Literature, Culture, Mirrors" (critique of both During's theses and Anderson's response; "The opposition set up here between cultural and literary studies is a phoney one. Cultural studies is a way of contextualizing texts, of any kind - of analysing the social relations of
Emile Durkheim
The Division of Labor in Society (excerpt) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
The Durkheim university Pages
Homepage (Robert Alun Jones, U. Illinois in Urbana-Champaign) (temporarily unavailable)
Selected Resources:  
Bibliography of Works by Durkheim 
Durkheim Timeline 
Glossary of Terms and Concepts 
Synopsis of On the Division of Labor in Society (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Synopsis of The Elementary Forms of Religious Life (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
What is a Social Fact? (from The Rules of the Sociological Method) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Edward W. Said (bibliography) (UC Irvine Critical Theory Resource/Eddie Yeghiayan, U. Calif. Irvine)
Norbert Elias
Robert van Krieken (U. Sydney), Norbert Elias: Key Sociologist (support site for van Krieken's book; will include drafts of chapters)
Norbert Elias and Process Sociology (Robert van Krieken, U. Sydney)
"Processes of State Formation and Nation Building" (Robert van Krieken, U. Sydney)
Friedrich Engels
"The Condition of England" (Review of Thomas Carlyle's Past and Present) (Marx/Engels Archive)
The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State (Marx/Engels Archive)
Outlines of a Critique of Political Economy (Marx/Engels Archive)
Synopsis of Capital, vol. 1 (Marx/Engels Archive)
Itamar Even-Zohar (Tel Aviv U.)
Culture Planning and the Market: Making and Maintaining Socio-Semiotic Entities" (1994) 
"Factors and Dependencies in Culture" (1996) 
"Language Conflict and National Identity" (1985) 
"Polysystem Theory" (1997) ("The idea that socio-semiotic phenomena, i.e., sign-governed human patterns of communication [such as culture, language, literature], could more adequately be understood and studied if regarded as systems rather than conglomerates of disparate
"The Role of Literature in the Making of the Nations of Europe: A Socio-Semiotic Examination" (1993) 
Andrew Feenberg (San Diego State U.), "Alternative Modernity? Playing the Japanese Game of Culture" (1994-95) (on Go gaming, rationality, culture, and non-Western modernities)
Michel Foucault
General Resources
Foucault Resources (Notebook for Contemporary Continental Philosophy)
Foucault (biography, links to online texts, links to related Web pages, and papers) (Paul Ashton)
Foucault Page (A Genealogy of Foucault) (Ben Attias)
Foucault Page (Patrick Jennings)
Foucault Page (Chris Marvin & Frank Sikernitsky, Trinity C.)
Foucault List: Archives (U. Virginia)
Michel Foucault Page (Campus Community, Southern Oregon U.)
Michel Foucault's Interpretive Analytics (interpretive explanation of Foucault's work from the Beginner's Guide to Research in the History of Science
The Untimely Past: Foucault Bibliography (extensive bibliography of primary and secondary works) (Jeffrey Hearn)
World of Michel Foucault Page 
Picture of Foucault (Philosopher's Gallery, U. Waterloo)
Secondary Literature
Michael L. Humphries, "Michel Foucault on Writing and the Self in the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius and Confessions of St. Augustine" (1996) (Arethusa)
Lois Shawver, "Notes on Reading Foucault's The Birth of the Clinic (1998) 
Michel Foucault: "What is an Author?" (lecture notes created for a course) (Mary Klages, U. Colorado, Boulder)
A Summary of Foucault's "The Discourse on Language" (John Lye, Brock U.)
Synopsis of Foucault's The History of Sexuality, Vol. I (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Synopsis of Foucault's "Nietzsche, Geneology, History" (John Lye, Brock U.)
Clifford Geertz
Definitions of Culture (quotes and paraphrases of Geertz on the notion of "culture")
Synopsis of "Deep Play:'' Notes on a Balinese Cockfight" (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Synopsis of "Religion as a Cultural System" (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Anthony Giddens
'Living in the world': Dilemmas of the Self (from Modernity and Self-Identity: Self and Society in the Late Modern Age) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Erving Goffman
The Presentation Of Self In Everyday Life (Excerpts) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.):
Impression Management 
Presentation of Self 
Synopsis of The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life, pp. 1-76 (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
John Goldthorpe
Synopsis of Social Mobility and Class Structure in Modern Britain (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago) " target="VoSLink"> 
Jürgen Habermas
Habermas Resources (Notebook for Contemporary Continental Philosophy)
Habermas List Archive (Spoon Collective)
Steve Stickle (Northern Illinois U.), "An Introduction to J. Habermas" 
Theorems of Legitimation Crisis (from Legitimation Crisis) (Larry R. Ridener, Baylor U.)
Stuart Hall (Open U., Uk)
Cultural Studies: Stuart Hall (slide lecture) (Robert T. Craig & Karen Tracy)
Stuart Hall Page (Black Cultural Studies Web)
Donna Haraway and Cyborgs
Border Crossings: Cyborgs (Karla Tonella, U. Iowa)
Carolyn Keen on Haraway, "Cyborg Manifesto" (Jim English, U. Pennsylvania)
John R. R. Christie (U. Leeds), "A Tragedy for Cyborgs" (1993) (Configurations)
Communication Studies: Digital Media: Cyborgs (Karla Tonella, U. Iowa)
Donna Haraway, Avenali Professor for 2003-2004 (includes a link to the webcast of her Avenali lecture ) (U. California, Berkeley)
Donna Haraway Biblio (Elisa Kay Sparks, Clemson U.)
Donna Haraway Bibliography (Laura Sells, Center for Digital Discourse and Culture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State U.)
Donna Haraway - Professor of Feminist Theory and Technoscience - Biography (faculty page) (European Graduate School, Saas-Fee, Switzerland)
Donna Haraway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 
Donna J. Haraway Resources at Erratic Impact's Feminism Web (Philosophy Research Base, Erratic Impact)
William Grassie (Temple U.), "Cyborgs, Trickster, and Hermes: Donna Haraway's Metatheory of Science and Religion" (1996) 
Donna Haraway, "Chapter 9: Situated Knowledges: The Science Question in Feminism and the Privilege of Partial Perspective" (1991) (from Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: the Reinvention of Nature) (Reproductive Technologies Web: RT21, Harvard U.)
Donna Haraway, "A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist-Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century" (1991) (Stanford U.)
Donna Haraway, "The Promises of Monsters: A Regenerative Politics for Inappropriate/d Others" (1992) (Stanford U.)
P. K. Jamison (Indiana U.), "Contradictory Spaces: Pleasure and the Seduction of the Cyborg Discourse" (1994) (Arachnet Electronic Journal on Virtual Culture)
Hari Kunzru, "You Are Cyborg" (1997) (Wired News)
Language Visualization and Multilayer Text Analysis ("prototype tool that can study language/discourse phenomena in three-dimensional space") (Cornell U.)
Notes on Donna Haraway (Krista Scott-Dixon)
Ode to Donna Haraway -- Voxygen (Laura Sells, Louisiana State U.)
Gary A. Olson, "Writing, Literacy and Technology: Toward a Cyborg Writing" (1996) (JAC, Georgia State U.)
PopCultures.com: Theorists and Critics: Donna Haraway (Sarah J. Zupko)
Reverse Transcript - Hyperlink to Donna Haraway (Tsuyoshi Toyofuku)
Swirl: Donna Haraway (Southern Oregon U.)
Robert M. Young, "Science, Ideology, and Donna Haraway" (1992) (U. Sheffield)
Scott Heller, "Wearying of Cultural Studies, Some Scholars Rediscover Beauty" (1998) (article for Chronicle of Higher Education "Colloquy" discussion on "renewed attention to aesthetic criteria in criticism")
Houston A. Baker, Jr. Page (Black Cultural Studies Web)
Immanuel Wallerstein (see under Marxism below) 
Earl Jackson, Jr. (U. California, Santa Cruz), Unstill Life / Cultural Studies (online writings by Jackson; includes encounters with the press)
Frederic Jameson
Frederic Jameson (bibliography) (UC Irvine Critical Theory Resource/Eddie Yeghiayan, U. Calif. Irvine)
Frederic Jameson Page (Campus Community, Southern Oregon U.)
Sean Homer (Centre for Psychotherapeutic Studies, U. Sheffield), "Fredric Jameson and the Limits of Postmodern Theory" 
Jameson on the Bonaventure Hotel 
Synopsis of Fredric Jameson's  (one of a number of summaries created by graduate students for the preliminary exam in the University of Chicago's Sociology Dept.) (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
"Theory in the Lobby of the Bonaventure Hotel: The Case of Fredric Jameson" (Re:WIRED; Workshop for the Invention and Research of Electronic Discourse, U. of Florida)
Jean Baudrillard (on Literary Theory page)
Nancy Kaplan (U. of Baltimore), "E-Literacies: Politexts, Hypertexts and Other Cultural Formations in the Late Age of Print" 
Karl Marx (see Marxism below) 
Douglas Kellner (UCLA), "Intellectuals and New Technologies" 
Claude Lévi-Strauss
Claude Lévi-Strauss: The Structural Study of Myth (lecture notes on the essay) (Mary Klages, U. Colorado, Boulder)
Louis Althusser (see under Marxism below) 
María Elena Martínez Torres (U. California, Berkeley), "The Internet: Post-Modern Struggle by the Dispossessed of Modernity" (1997) ("The paradox of the revolution in technology that took world capitalism to a new stage of structure and organization-globalization-is that exactly the same technology has also made possible the creation of a counter-hegemonic movement, the global civil society spurred on by the Zapatistas in Chiapas, Mexico") (Sincronia)
George Herbert Mead, Mind, Self, and Society (excerpt) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Robert K. Merton, Bureaucratic Structure and Personality (from Social Theory and Social Structure) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
C. Wright Mills
Howard S. Becker (U. California, Santa Barbara), "Professional Sociology: The Case of C. Wright Mills" (1994) 
The Power Elite (excerpt) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Vance Packard, The Status Seekers (1959) (excerpts) (chapters 1, 2, 10, 19, 22) (Al Filreis, U. Penn)
H. B. Paksoy Identities: How Governed, Who Pays? (Lynn Nelson, U. Kansas)
Vilfredo Pareto, The Circulation of Elites (from The Mind and Society) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Talcott Parsons
Action Systems and Social Systems (from The System of Modern Societies) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Sex Roles in the American Kinship System (from "The Kinship System of the Contemporary United States," in Essays in Sociological Theory) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Synopsis of Institutions and Social Evolution (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Synopsis of Essays in Sociological Theory: Chap. 2, The Professions and Social Structure (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Synopsis of "Suggestions for a Sociological Approach to the Theory of Organizations" (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
The Unit Act of Action Systems (from The Structure of Social Action) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Paul Gilroy Page (Black Cultural Studies Web)
Paul Virilio (on Literary Theory page)
Marjorie Perloff (Stanford U.), "Something Is Happening, Mr. Jones" (Electronic Book Review)
Mark Poster (U. California, Irvine): Home Page
"CyberDemocracy: Internet and the Public Sphere" 
"Postmodern Virtualities" 
Interview in Seulemonde 
Nico Poulantzas
Synopsis of Political Power and Social Classes (sections on the concept of politics) (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
David N. Rodowick (Cornell U.), Preface to The Crisis of Political Modernism: Criticism and Ideology in Contemporary Film Theory (2nd ed., 1994) 
Ken Sanes, Transparency (site featuring essays by a former newspaper columnist and freelance writer on cultural studies and cyberculture; representative pieces include "Post-Apocalyptic Fiction: Holocaust as Metaphor," "The Electric Horseman: Escape from the
Rakefet Sela-Sheffy (Tel Aviv U.), "Models and Habituses: Problems in the Idea of Cultural Repertoire" (1997) 
Bernhard Serexhe (Center for Art and Media ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany), "Deregulation / Globalisation: The Loss of Cultural Diversity?" (CTHEORY)
Georg Simmel
"Conflict (Kampf)" (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
(Notebook for Contemporary Continental Philosophy)  
"The Stranger" (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Synopsis of On Individuality and Social Forms, ed. Donald Levine (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Synopsis of The Soc 
Julie Stephens (Victoria U. of Technology), "Cultural Outlaws, Political Organizers" (Excerpt from Anti-Disciplinary Protest: Sixties Radicalism and Postmodernism (1998) (Australian Humanities Review)
Synopsis of Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Frederick Winslow Taylor
Yonatan Reshef (U. Alberta), Taylor: Scientific Management (brief explanation of Taylorism)
Terry Threadgold, "Cultural Studies, Feminist Values: Strange Bedfellows or Sisters in Crime?" (1996) (Australian Humanities Review)
Ferdinand Tönnies
On Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft (from Community and Society: Gemeinschaft und Gesellschaft) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Synopsis of "Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft" (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Yi-Fu Tuan
Peter Monaghan, "Lost in Place" (2001) (retrospective article on the life, career, and "humanist geography" of Yi-Fu Tuan) (Chronicle of Higher Education)
Thorsten Veblen
"Conspicuous Consumption" (from The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study of Institutions) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
The Theory of the Leisure Class (McMaster U.)
Wahneema Lubiano Page (Black Cultural Studies Web)
Max Weber
Brief Intro to Weber (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Characteristics of Bureaucracy (from Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Yonatan Reshef (U. Alberta), Weber: The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (brief explanation of Weber)
The Spirit of Capitalism (from The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism) (Larry R. Ridener, Radford U.)
Synopsis of Methodology of the Social Sciences (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Synopsis of The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (Society of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Synopsis Of Economy And Society (Society Of Social Research Page, U. Chicago)
Basic Terms (The Fundamental Concepts of Sociology) 
Class, Status, Party 
Legitimate Domination 
Weber on Power and Bureaucracy (from the point of view of business culture) (Business Open Learning Archive)
William H. Whyte
New York Times Obituary for William H. Whyte (1999) (Al Filreis, U. Penn.)
The Organization Man (1956) (substantial selections) (Al Filreis, U. Penn.)

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