Confronting Culture Sociological Vistas
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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.
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 10/10/2003
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
|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|