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Confronting Culture Sociological Vistas

ISBN-10: 0745625622

ISBN-13: 9780745625621

Edition: 2003

Authors: David Inglis, John Hughson

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An accessible guide to the complex field of the sociological study of culture, this volume examines the legacy of classical sociology for the sociology of culture & situates thinking about culture within the historical, cultural & social contexts of rival schools of thought in the US, UK, France & Germany.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 10/10/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Introduction: Sociology and Culture
Setting Up the Terrain: Classical Sociology and Culture
High German Seriousness: The Frankfurt School on Culture
An American Tragedy? Mass Culture in the USA
Reading from Right to Left: Culturalism in England
The Empire of Signs: The Semiotics of Culture
Phantasmagoria: Postmodernism and Culture
In the French Style: The Sociology of Pierre Bourdieu
The Land of the Free? Production of Culture in America and Elsewhere
Conclusion: Globalization, Reflecivity and the Future
References
Index