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Culture as Praxis

In this major work, Zygmunt Bauman classifies the meanings of culture. For Bauman, culture is a...

Anthony Giddens and Modern Social Theory
SAGE Publications (1998)

Anthony Giddens is widely recognized as one of the most important sociologists of the post-war...

The SAGE Handbook of Cultural Analysis
SAGE Publications (2008)

With the 'cultural turn', the concept of culture has assumed enormous importance in our...

The Construction of Social Reality
Free Press (2010)

This short treatise looks at how we construct a social reality from our sense impressions; at how,...

Everything but the Coffee: Learning about America from Starbucks

Everything but the Coffee

Learning about America from Starbucks

University of California Press (2009)

Everything but the Coffee casts a fresh eye on the world's most famous coffee company, looking...

Common as Air: Revolution, Art, and Ownership

Common as Air

Revolution, Art, and Ownership

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (2010)

Common as Air offers a stirring defense of our cultural commons, that vast store of art and ideas...

Knowledge Commercialization and Valorization in Regional Economic Development
Edward Elgar Publishing (2013)

The commercialization of academic knowledge is increasingly seen as a potential economic development...

European Perspectives on Men and Masculinities: National and Transnational Approaches
Palgrave Macmillan (2006)

This book compares the state of knowledge on men and masculinities in 14 countries across Europe,...

Consumerism, Romance and the Wedding Experience
Palgrave Macmillan (2003)

In this fascinating study, Boden considers the changing social and cultural significance of the...

Slumming: Sexual and Racial Encounters in American Nightlife, 1885-1940


Sexual and Racial Encounters in American Nightlife, 1885-1940

University of Chicago Press (2008)

During Prohibition, “Harlem was the ‘in’ place to go for music and booze,” recalled the African...