Jeffrey C. Alexander


Jeffrey C. Alexander is the Lillian Chavenson Saden Professor of Sociology and a Director of the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale University. He is the author of The Civil Sphere (2006) and The Performance of Politics: Obama’s Victory and the Democratic Struggle for Power (2010).

American Culture Facing China’s Rise

from The Shifting Experience of Self, Volume 13, Number 1

How America has long viewed China exerts no small influence on which path Washington will follow in its material and cultural relations with the People’s Republic.