Cultural Sociology

Cultural Sociology

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Cultural Sociology: An Introduction is the first dedicated student textbook to address cultural sociology as a legitimate model for sociological thinking and research. Highly renowned authors present a rich overview of major sociological themes and the various empirical applications of cultural sociology. A timely introductory overview to this increasingly significant field which provides invaluable summaries of key studies and approaches within cultural sociology Clearly written and designed, with accessible summaries of thematic topics, covering race, class, politics, religion, media, fashion, and music International experts contribute chapters in their field of research, including a chapter by David Chaney, a founder of cultural sociology Offers a unified set of theoretical and methodological tools for those wishing to apply a cultural sociological approach in their workIn the case of Liverpool, home of The Beatles, this translated into a broader discourse about place and sound that crystallized in the label a#39;Merseybeata#39; a€“ a reference both to the River Mersey and the wider Merseyside area, of which Liverpool is the principal ... Similarly, the grunge style made popular by groups such as Nirvana and Pearl Jam was considered by music ... and culture serve as potent metaphors through which individuals come to understand the meaning of popular musicanbsp;...

Title:Cultural Sociology
Author:Les Back, Andy Bennett, Laura Desfor Edles, Margaret Gibson, David Inglis, Ron Jacobs, Ian Woodward
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2012-01-19


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