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  • Das Populäre der Gesellschaftby Christian Huck; Carsten Zorn

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 20.43

    Der Band geht der Frage nach, wie das Populäre in der funktional differenzierten Gesellschaft zu beschreiben ist. Dies wird nicht nur theoretisch, sondern auch anhand konkreter Ausformungen des Populären veranschaulicht. more...

  • Kultursoziologieby Monika Wohlrab-Sahr

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 26.64

    Die meisten der in diesem Band versammelten Texte gehen auf eine Ringvor- sung zurück, die im Sommersemester 2008 unter dem Titel ?Doing Cultural Sociology? an der Universität Leipzig stattgefunden hat, ergänzt durch mehrere 1 Beiträge, die das thematische Spektrum abrunden. Aufgabenstellung an die Referenten, wie nun auch an die Autoren des Bandes... more...

  • The Cultural Wealth of Nationsby Nina Bandelj; Frederick Wherry

    Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.50

    Symbolic resources affect social, cultural, and economic development. The value of being "Made in America" or "Made in Italy," for example, depends not only on the material advantages each place offers but also on the symbolic resources embedded in those places of production. Drawing on case studies that range from the vineyards of South Africa and... more...

  • Die Eigenart der kultur- und sozialwissenschaftlichen Begriffsbildungby Klaus Lichtblau

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 32.86

    Die in diesem Band zusammengefassten Beiträge haben das Spannungsverhältnis zwischen ?Kultur? und ?Gesellschaft? sowie das Verhältnis der Soziologie zu einer kulturwissenschaftlichen Tradition zum Gegenstand, wie sie sich im deutschen Sprachraum seit dem Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts herausgebildet hat. Sie sind Ausdruck langjähriger Bemühungen, dieses... more...

  • The American Technological Challengeby Jan Vijg

    Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 22.95

    The American Technological Challenge - Stagnation and Decline in the 21st Century refutes the myth that we live in the most innovative of times. Inventions themselves are only one of the factors that determine the technological fate of a society. Sometimes, inventions are adopted, and eagerly; sometimes not. The history of technological progress, and... more...

  • Cultural Theoryby Philip Smith; Alexander Riley

    Wiley 2011; US$ 49.95 US$ 43.29

    This second edition of Cultural Theory provides a concise introduction to cultural theory, placing major figures, traditional concepts, and contemporary themes within a sharp conceptual framework. Provides a student-friendly introduction to what can often be a complex field of study Updates the first edition in response to reader feedback and... more...

  • Toward a Politics of the (Im)Possibleby Anirban Das

    Anthem Press 2010; US$ 99.00

    This book presents a philosophical discussion on the issues of the body and knowledge from a feminist perspective. more...

  • Cultural Sociologyby Les Back; Andy Bennett; Laura Desfor Edles; Margaret Gibson; David Inglis; Ron Jacobs; Ian Woodward

    Wiley 2012; US$ 44.95 US$ 38.96

    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... more...

  • The Cultural Returnby Susan Hegeman

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 55.00

    This insightful book tracks the concept of culture across a range of scholarly disciplines and much of the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries?years that saw the emergence of new fields and subfields (cultural studies, the new cultural history, literary new historicism, as well as ethnic and minority studies) and came to be called "the cultural... more...

  • Seeking Authenticity in Place, Culture, and the Selfby Nicholas Osbaldiston

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    In recent times, there has been a substantial push by people to escape the metropolis for lifestyles in small coastal, country, or mountainside locales. This book explores the narratives emerging from amenity-left migration using methods developed within the 'strong' cultural sociology. more...