Works of relevance to American culture


Hervé Varenne

1998 "Diversity as American cultural category." in Democracy and difference, ed. by C. Greenhouse. State University of New York Press.

Successful failure: The School America builds (with Ray McDermott). Boulder, CO: Westview.

1992 "America and I." in American Culture: Outsiders Looking In, ed. by J. Armstrong and P. DeVita, 29-38. Wadsworth Publishing Co.

"Joint action on the wild side of Manhattan: Understanding the power of the cultural center on educational alternative." Anthropology and Education Quarterly (with R. Rizzo-Tolk).

Ambiguous Harmony: Family Talk in America. Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishing Corporation

1987 "Talk and Real Talk: The Voices of Silence and the Voices of Power in American Family Life," Cultural Anthropology 2: 369-394.

"Analytic Ambiguities in the Communication of Familial Power," in Power through Discourse, ed. by L. Kedar, 129-151. Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishing.

1986  Symbolizing America. Lincoln, Neb.: University of Nebraska Press. (Editor)

"'Why' Sheila Can Read: Structure and Indeterminacy in the Reproduction of Familial Literacy," in The Acquisition of Literacy: Ethnographic Perspectives, ed. by B. Schieffelin and P. Gilmore, 188-210. Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishing. (with McDermott, R. P.)

"Familles Américaines," in Histoire de la Famille. Ed. by Martine Segalen, André Burguière et Françoise Zonabend, 413-435. Paris: Armand Colin.

1983  American School Language: The Rhetorical Structuring of Daily Life in a Suburban High School. New York: Irvington Publishers.

"The Production of Kinds of Ethnic Discourse in the United States: American and Puerto-Rican Kinds," in The Sociogenesis of Language and Human Conduct, ed. by B. Bain, 553-68. New York: Plenum. (with F. Ruskin)

 "Language and Learning Situations," Society 20: 70-76

1981 "Symbolizing American Culture in Schools," Character 2: 1-9.
1978  "Is Dedham American? The Diagnosis of Things American," Anthropological Quarterly 51: 231-245.
1977 Americans Together: Structured Diversity in A Midwestern Town. New York: Teachers College Press.

December 11, 1998