A collection of original articles that explore social aspects of the phenomenon of icon. Having experienced the benefits and realized the limitations of so called 'linguistic turn', sociology has recently acknowledged a need to further expand its horizons.
Jeffrey C. Alexander, Yale University, USA Dominik Bartma?ski, Yale University, USA Gottfried Boehm, Basel University, Switzerland Hans Belting, Northwestern University, USA Fuyuki Kurasawa, York University, Canada Wendy Bowler, LaTrobe University, Australia Werner Binder, Masaryk University, Czech Republic Philip Smith, Yale University, USA Ian Woodward, Griffith University, Australia David Ellison, Griffith University, Australia Daniel uber, University of Lucerne, Switzerland Slobodan Karamani?, Ljubljana Graduate School of the Humanities, Slovenia Valentin Rauer, Goethe University Frankfurt Main, Germany Bernhard Giesen, Universitat Konstanz, Germany Julia Sonnevend, Columbia University, USA Piotr Sztompka, Jagiellonian University, Poland
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10 Illustrations, black and white; IX, 262 p. 10 illus.
Bernhard Giesen, Dominik Bartmanski, Jeffrey C. Alexander