Bc. Samuel Akem Taku

Master's thesis

Ritualism and identity formation in a traditional society: the case of Banyang tradition in South West Region of Cameroon

Ritualism and identity formation in a traditional society: the case of Banyang tradition in South West Region of Cameroon
Abstract:
This thesis seeks to analyze how identity is created from ritual interactions by using Randall Collins’ main argument on interaction ritual theory. Collins (2004) recognized the importance to understand critically the dynamics and mechanisms of interactions that, albeit the microsociological nature, remains relevant to macrosociological understanding. He theorized the primacy of studying situational …more
 
 
Language used: English
Date on which the thesis was submitted / produced: 16. 5. 2011

Thesis defence

  • Date of defence: 6. 6. 2011
  • Supervisor: doc. PhDr. Csaba Szaló, Ph.D.
  • Reader: doc. Bernadette Nadya Jaworsky, Ph.D.

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Masaryk University

Faculty of Social Studies

Master programme / field:
Sociology / Sociology (Eng.)

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