Visions of “Goodness:” Ideology, Morality, & Ethics

Selected Readings

Balkin, J. M. (1998). Cultural software: A theory of ideology. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Bellah, R. N., Madsen, R., Sullivan, W. M., Swidler, A., & Tipton, S.M. (1985/1996).  Habits of the heart: Individualism and commitment in American life. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Bellah, R. N., Madsen, R., Sullivan, W. M., Swidler, A., & Tipton, S. M. (1991/1992). The good society. New York: Vintage Books.

Benhabib, S. (1996). Feminism and the question of postmodernism. In J. Appleby, E. Covington, D. Hoyt, M. Latham, & A. Sneider (Eds.).  Knowledge and postmodernism in historical perspective (pp. 541-554). New York: Routledge. (Reprinted from Situating the self: Gender, community and postmodernism in contemporary ethics, pp. 203-230, 1992, New York: Routledge).

Billig, M. (1982). Ideology and social psychology. New York: St. Martin’s Press.

Billig, M. (1988). Methodology and scholarship in understanding ideological explanation. In C. Antaki (Ed.), Analysing everyday explanation: A casebook of methods (pp. 199-215). London: Sage.

Billig, M. (1991). Ideology and opinions: Studies in rhetorical psychology. London: Sage.

Billig, M. (1999). Whose terms? Whose ordinariness? Rhetoric and ideology in conversation analysis.  Discourse & Society, 10(4), 543-558.

Billig, M., Condor, S., Edwards, D., Gane, M., Middleton, D., & Radley, A. R. (1988). Ideological dilemmas: A social psychology of everyday thinking. London: Sage.

Deetz, S. (1994). The new politics of the workplace: Ideology and other unobtrusive controls.  In H. W. Simons & M. Billig (Eds.),  After postmodernism: Reconstructing ideology critique (pp.172-199). London: Sage.

Eagleton, T. (1991). Ideology: An introduction. London: Verso.

Gergen, K. J. (1994). The limits of pure critique. In H. W. Simons & M. Billig (Eds.), After postmodernism: Reconstructing ideology critique (pp. 58-78). London: Sage.

Hekman, S. J. (1995). Moral voices,  moral selves: Carol Gilligan and feminist moral theory. University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press.

Koehn, D. (1998). Rethinking feminist ethics: Care, trust and empathy. London: Routledge.

Labov, T. (1990). Ideological themes in reports of interracial conflict. In A. D. Grimshaw (Ed.), Conflict talk: Sociolinguistic investigations of arguments in conversations (pp. 139-159). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Mumby, D. K. (1988). Communication and power in organizations: Discourse, ideology and domination. Norwood, NJ: Ablex.

Silverstein, M. (1998). The uses and utility of ideology: A commentary. In B. B. Schieffelin, K. A. Woolard, & P. V. Kroskrity (Eds.), Language ideologies: Practice and theory (pp. 123-145). New York: Oxford University Press.

Simons, H. W., & Billig, M. (Eds.). (1994). After postmodernism: Reconstructing ideology critique. London: Sage.

Thompson, J. B. (1990). Ideology and modern culture. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

van Dijk, T.A. (1998). Ideology: A multidisciplinary study. London: Sage.