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Theorizing Toward a Theory of Social Practices : A Development in Culturalist

@inproceedings{Reckwitz2002TheorizingTA,
  title={Theorizing Toward a Theory of Social Practices : A Development in Culturalist},
  author={Andreas Reckwitz},
  year={2002}
}
This article works out the main characteristics of ‘practice theory’, a type of social theory which has been sketched by such authors as Bourdieu, Giddens, Taylor, late Foucault and others. Practice theory is presented as a conceptual alternative to other forms of social and cultural theory, above all to culturalist mentalism, textualism and intersubjectivism. The article shows how practice theory and the three other cultural-theoretical vocabularies differ in their localization of the social… Expand
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