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By I. Bruff

Utilizing milestones within the Dutch and German political economies -- Wassenaar and Alliance for Jobs respectively -- this e-book argues that Antonio Gramsci's 'common experience' presents us with the conceptual gear precious for analysing the essential function performed through tradition and consensus within the trajectories of nationwide capitalisms in Europe.

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2) It has cognitive, affective, and evaluative components; it includes knowledge and beliefs about political reality, feelings with respect to politics, and commitments to political values. (3) The content of 34 Culture and Consensus in European Varieties of Capitalism political culture is the result of childhood socialization, education, media exposure, and adult experiences with governmental, social, and economic performance. (4) Political culture affects political and governmental structure and performance – constrains it, but surely does not determine it.

It is argued that in all aspects of life common sense shapes how humans make sense of the situation they find themselves in. The aim is to chart theoretically the journey made by common sense from the conceptions of the world in everyday life to its embodiment in national institutions in European varieties of capitalism. I do this through considering the material structure of common sense, the role of organic intellectuals, the versions of common sense promoted by different social groups, the different versions of common sense inscribed into the state apparatus, and the necessary international element of any version of common sense.

I assess five broad perspectives on culture in the social science literatures: political culture; webs of meaning in the local context; culture industries in and the culturalization of “late capitalism”; culture’s embedding and constitutive elements; and power. The different perspectives will be considered in turn, though at times they will be compared and contrasted. Political culture Surveying the topic of political culture…the diligent student is chastened by the amplitude of its definitions, usages, and functions within political inquiry.

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