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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Jsnks fails to connect the seemingly disparate aspects of transgression in culture,failing to show how they relate and what they reveal about said culture.

You must be logged in to Tag Records. Society is created by constraint and boundaries, but as our culture is increasingly subject to uncertainty and flux we find it more and more difficult to determine where those boundaries lie. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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In this fast moving study, Chris Jenks ranges widely over the history of ideas, the major theorists, and the significant moments in the formation of the idea of transgression. There are deeper questions behind the transgressive aesthetic that need to be addressed beyond a simple acknowledgment of its use in cultural forms. Transgression is truly a key idea for our time. Sarah Ellis rated it really liked it Jul 30, Agatha marked it as to-read May 12, He does not comment on the inherent value of the transgressive aesthetic.


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