The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Culture

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Culture

Editor(s): Mark D. Jacobs, Nancy Weiss Hanrahan

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9780631231745

Online ISBN: 9780470996744

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996744

About this Book

This collection of original, state-of-the-art essays by prominent international scholars covers the most important issues comprising the sociology of culture.

  • Provides an invaluable reference resource to all interested in the cultural structures and processes that animate contemporary life
  • Contains 27 essays on the most important issues comprising the sociology of culture, including art, science, religions, race, class, gender, collective memory, institutions, and citizenship
  • Reflects and analyzes the "cultural turn" that has transformed scholarship in the social sciences and humanities.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Problems of Theory and Method

  2. Part II: Cultural Systems

  3. Part III: Everyday Life and the Construction of Meaning

  4. Part IV: Identity and Difference

  5. Part V: Collective Memory and Cultural Amnesia

  6. Part VI: The Culture of Institutions

  7. Part VII: The Culture of Citizenship - Local, National, Global

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