Transgression has 9 ratings and 1 review. Marian said: While Jenks provides a rather good cursory survey over the different typologies of transgression i. Read the full-text online edition of Transgression (). In this fast moving study, Chris Jenks ranges widely over the history of ideas, the major theorists, and. Eminent sociologist and author of Transgression (), Chris Jenks provides an essential introduction to transgression as a cultural concept.

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Sociology and Human Ecology. Transgression is truly a key idea for our time.

He seems to have an encyclopedia open and ready for him to glean the various strands of culture which manifest the transgressive which he then cuts and pastes into a book, not altogether coherent. Item s unavailable for purchase.

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The review must be at least 50 characters long. He fails to connect the seemingly disparate aspects of transgression in culture,failing to show how they relate and what they reveal about said culture. Transgression is truly a key idea for our time.


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Sarah Ellis rated it really liked it Jul 30, Refresh and try again. He does not comment on the inherent value of the transgressive aesthetic. The second half of the book looks at transgression in action in the East End myth of the Kray twins, in Artaud’s theatre of cruelty, the spectacle of the Situationists and Bakhtin’s analysis of carnival.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Social Aesthetics and Moral Judgment. In particular, he spends too much time setting the foundations of our philosophical tradition which has enabled the transgressive imperative,spending pages at a time elaborating Hegel’s historicism, and his successor Alexander Kojeve. Chris Jenks studied at the universities of Surrey and London.

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