Cultural Sociology: An Introduction

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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.

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Overview

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 work
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“David Chaney’s magisterial opening provides an authoritative framework and background for these introductions to key subtopics within this important area of sociology.” (Times Higher Education Supplement, 24 May 2012)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405189859
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/20/2012
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 250
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

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

Andy Bennett is Professor of Cultural Sociology and Director of the Griffith Centre for Cultural Research at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia. He has authored and edited numerous books including Popular Music and Youth Culture, Cultures of Popular Music (2001), Remembering Woodstock (2004), and Music Scenes (edited with Richard A. Peterson, 2004). He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Sociology.

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

Margaret Gibson is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Griffith University.

David Inglis is Professor of Sociology at the University of Aberdeen, UK. He has written in the areas of the history of social thought, historical sociology, the sociologies of culture, art and aesthetics, and the cultural sociology of globalization. He is 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 the author of Race, Media and the Crisis of Civil Society (2000) and The Space of Opinion (2011), and co-editor of Oxford Handbook of Cultural Sociology (2011).

Ian Woodward is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Griffith University.

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Table of Contents

Notes on authors Preface Glossary of terms Part I: Theory and method Part II: New cultural identities Part III: Fragmented ideology Part IV: Leisure and lifestyle References Index
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