Vision and Society: Towards a Sociology and Anthropology from Art

Vision and Society: Towards a Sociology and Anthropology from Art

by John Clammer
     
 

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Vision and Society is an attempt to show that it is possible to go beyond a sociology of art to the more ambitious possibility of a sociology from
art. This book develops a theory of the relationship of the visual and the social and illustrates these with comparative examples from around the world.

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Vision and Society is an attempt to show that it is possible to go beyond a sociology of art to the more ambitious possibility of a sociology from
art. This book develops a theory of the relationship of the visual and the social and illustrates these with comparative examples from around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415722575
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/09/2014
Series:
Routledge Advances in Sociology Series
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

John Clammer is Professor of Sociology at the United Nations University. His research interests encompass the sociology of art, urban sociology, the sociology of religion and sociological theory East and West. His most recent book is Culture, Development and Social Theory (Zed Books 2012).

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