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  1. Marking Time in Memorials and Museums of Terror: Temporality and Cultural Trauma.Christina Simko - 2020 - Sociological Theory 38 (1):51-77.
    The theory of cultural trauma focuses on the relationship between shared suffering and collective identity: Events become traumatic when they threaten a group’s foundational self-understanding. As it stands, the theory has illuminated profound parallels in societal suffering across space and time. Yet focusing on identity alone cannot explain the considerable differences that scholars document in the outcomes of the trauma process. Namely, while some traumas become the basis for moral universalism, generating a capacity to forge connections between an in-group’s suffering (...)
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  • Reiterated Commemoration: Hiroshima as National Trauma.Hiro Saito - 2006 - Sociological Theory 24 (4):353 - 376.
    This article examines historical transformations of Japanese collective memory of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima by utilizing a theoretical framework that combines a model of reiterated problem solving and a theory of cultural trauma. I illustrate how the event of the nuclear fallout in March 1954 allowed actors to consolidate previously fragmented commemorative practices into a master frame to define the postwar Japanese identity in terms of transnational commemoration of "Hiroshima." I also show that nationalization of trauma of "Hiroshima" involved (...)
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  • Abstracts.[author unknown] - 2014 - Russian Sociological Review 13 (1):268-287.
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  • The Political Economy of Memory: The Challenges of Representing National Conflict at 'Identity-Driven' Museums. [REVIEW]Robyn Autry - 2013 - Theory and Society 42 (1):57-80.
  • Jurassic Technology? Sustaining Presumptions of Intersubjectivity in a Disruptive Environment.Robert S. Jansen - 2008 - Theory and Society 37 (2):127-159.
  • Collective Memory: A New Arena of Cognitive Study.Henry L. Roediger & Magdalena Abel - 2015 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 19 (7):359-361.