Cultural sociology - or the sociology of culture - has grown from a minority interest in the 1970s to become one of the largest and most vibrant areas within sociology globally. In The SAGE Handbook of Cultural Sociology, a global range of experts explore the theory, methodology and innovations that make up this ever-expanding field.
The Handbook's 40 original chapters have been organised into five thematic sections:
Both comprehensive and current, The SAGE Handbook of Cultural Sociology will be an essential reference tool for both advanced students and scholars across sociology, cultural studies and media studies.
- Theoretical Paradigms
- Major Methodological Perspectives
- Domains of Inquiry
- Cultural Sociology in Contexts
- Cultural Sociology and Other Analytical Approaches
SAGE Publications; March 2016
- ISBN: 9781473958685
- Edition: 1
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- Title: The SAGE Handbook of Cultural Sociology
- Author: David Inglis (ed.); Anna-Mari Almila (ed.)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
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With its comprehensive set of themes and excellent international team of contributors, this book offers an authoritative look at the field of cultural sociology. Ranging from Weber and Durkheim to Actor-Network and Neo-Institutionalism, and covering major topics on art, popular culture and consumption, as well as the intersection of culture with key social and political issues, the expertly conceived chapters in this volume assess the multi-layered magnitude of culture in sociological knowledge. A panoramic, state-of-the-art view of cultural sociology that provides a wealth of insights for future research, and sets itself as a standard reading in the field.