“Secretary’s Day” And Social Control

How does "culture" control us? In her book Talk of Love, Ann Swidler argues that culture has the power to shape our behavior even when we do not internalize the cultural narratives to which we are exposed. She uses Secretary's Day, or Administrative Professional's Day if you're being politically correct, as an example. » 4/29/11 2:05pm 4/29/11 2:05pm