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Les Back & Andy Bennett 
Cultural Sociology 
An Introduction

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Cultural Sociology: An Introduction is the first dedicatedstudent textbook to address cultural sociology as a legitimatemodel for sociological thinking and research. Highly renownedauthors present a rich overview of major sociological themes andthe various empirical applications of culturalsociology.
* A timely introductory overview to this increasingly significantfield which provides invaluable summaries of key studies andapproaches within cultural sociology
* Clearly written and designed, with accessible summaries ofthematic topics, covering race, class, politics, religion, media, fashion, and music
* International experts contribute chapters in their field ofresearch, including a chapter by David Chaney, a founder ofcultural sociology
* Offers a unified set of theoretical and methodological toolsfor those wishing to apply a cultural sociological approach intheir work
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Inhaltsverzeichnis

Notes on Authors

Preface

Glossary of Terms

Part I: Theory and Method

1 Starting to Write a History of the Present Day: Cultureand Sociology
David Chaney

2 Defining Cultural Sociology

3 Methodological Issues in Cultural Sociology

Part II: New Cultural Identities

4 Class, Culture and Social Difference

5 Gender and Sexuality

6 Racism, ‚Race‘ and Difference

7 Bodies and Identities

Part III: Fragmented Ideology

8 Politics and Culture

9 Globalization

10 Culture and Religion

Part IV: Leisure and Lifestyle

11 Popular Music: Place, Identity, Community

12 Fashion Logics and the Cultural Economy: The Social Power of Tastes, Aesthetics and Style

13 Food, Eating and Culture

14 Media, Culture and Public Life

References

Index

Über den Autor

Les Back is Professor of Sociology at Goldsmiths, Universityof London.

Andy Bennett is Professor of Cultural Sociology andDirector of the Griffith Centre for Cultural Research at GriffithUniversity in Queensland, Australia. He has authored and editednumerous books including Popular Music and Youth Culture, Cultures of Popular Music (2001), RememberingWoodstock (2004), and Music Scenes (edited with RichardA. Peterson, 2004). He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal ofSociology.

Laura Desfor Edles is Professor ofSociology at California State University, Northridge.

Margaret Gibson is Senior Lecturer in Sociology atGriffith University.

David Inglis is Professor of Sociology at the Universityof Aberdeen, UK. He has written in the areas of the history ofsocial thought, historical sociology, the sociologies of culture, art and aesthetics, and the cultural sociology of globalization. Heis founding editor of the journal Cultural Sociology.

Ronald Jacobs is Associate Professor of Sociology at University at Albany, State University of New York. He is theauthor of Race, Media and the Crisis of Civil Society (2000)and The Space of Opinion (2011), and co-editor of OxfordHandbook of Cultural Sociology (2011).

Ian Woodward is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at GriffithUniversity.
Sprache Englisch ● Format PDF ● Seiten 256 ● ISBN 9781444362237 ● Dateigröße 3.1 MB ● Verlag John Wiley & Sons ● Erscheinungsjahr 2012 ● herunterladbar 24 Monate ● Währung EUR ● ID 2390098 ● Kopierschutz Adobe DRM
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