CULTURA: AUTÊNTICA E ESPÚRIA

@article{Sapir2012CULTURAAE,
  title={CULTURA: AUT{\^E}NTICA E ESP{\'U}RIA},
  author={Edward Sapir},
  journal={Sociologia & Antropologia},
  year={2012},
  volume={2},
  pages={35-60}
}
  • Edward Sapir
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Sociologia & Antropologia
Abstract: In this article the author discusses the concept of culture and its several uses drawing on them a structurally ten -sioned conception based on the ideas of authenticity and spuriousness. Such a conception offers comparative me -ans for the description and analysis of diverse social and cultural experiences. As a cultural critique, the author fo-cuses on the ways cultural spuriousness distinguishes modern Western societies, expressing the modernist criti-cism of modernity. The focus… Expand
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