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The Sociology of Culture : Emerging Theoretical Perspectives - Diana Crane

The Sociology of Culture

Emerging Theoretical Perspectives

By: Diana Crane (Editor)

Paperback Published: 14th June 1994
ISBN: 9781557864635
Number Of Pages: 356

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In this fascinating collection of essays, the 'fissured terrain' of the Sociology of Culture is charted as never before. Covering a wide range of subjects and a diversity of approaches, this volume demonstrates how far contemporaray sociologists of culture have come in challenging the way that culture has been and is perceived within mainstream sociology.

List of figures.

Contributors.

Preface.

1. Introduction: The Challenge of the Sociology of Culture to Sociology as a Discipline: Diana Crane (University of Pennsylvania).

2. Culture and the Integration of National Societies: Michael Schudson (University of California, San Diego).

3. 'Cultural Pluralism' in Historical Sociology: Recent Theoretical Directions: Ewa Morawska and Willfried Spohn (University of Pennsylvania; University of Washington).

4. Fissured Terrain: Methodological Approaches and Research Styles in Culture and Politics: Mabel Berezin (University of Pennsylvania).

5. Cultural Theories of Organizational Behavior: The Social Construction of Rational Organizing Principles: Frank R. Dobbin (Princeton University).

6. Toward a Sociology of Material Culture: Science Studies, Cultural Studies and the Meanings of Things: Chandra Mukerji (University of California, San Diego).

7. Culture Studies Through the Production Perspective: Progress and Prospects: Richard A. Peterson (Vanderbilt University).

8. Cultural Production as 'Society in the Making': Architecture as an Exemplar of the Social Construction of Cultural Artifacts: David Brain (New College of the University of South Florida).

9. The Sociology of Cultural Reception: Notes Toward an Emergin Paradigm: Andrea Press (University of Michigan).

10. Methodological Dilemmas in the Sociology of Art: Anne Bowler (University of Delaware).

11. Cultural Conceptions of Human Motivation and Their Significance for Culture Theory: Steve Derne (SUNY-Genesco).

References.

Index.

ISBN: 9781557864635
ISBN-10: 1557864632
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 356
Published: 14th June 1994
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.53  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1

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