Matters of culture : cultural sociology in practice / edited by Roger Friedland and John Mohr.

Published
  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2003
Physical description
xiii, 408 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN
  • 0521791626
  • 9780521791625
  • 0521795451
  • 9780521795456
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • The cultural turn in American sociology / Roger Friedland and John Mohr -- Culture and continuity: causal structures in socio-cultural persistence / Orlando Patterson -- Theorizing hermeneutic cultural history / John R. Hall -- Cultural studies as fin-de-siècle culture / Mark A. Schneider -- Private devotions and the sacred heart of Elvis: the Durkheimians and the (re)turn of the sacred / Richard D. Hecht -- The social marking of the past: toward a socio-semiotics of memory / Eviator Zerubavel -- On the social construction of moral universals: the Holocaust from war crime to trauma drama / Jeffrey C. Alexander -- Social justice in the age of identity politics: redistribution, recognition, and participation / Nancy Fraser -- Are we all in the closet? Notes toward a sociological and cultural turn in Queer Theory / Steven Seidman -- Why (not) Foucault? Reflections on power, fascism, and aesthetics / Simonetta Falasca Zamponi -- Audience aesthetics and popular culture / Denise D. Bielby and William T. Bielby -- Grounding the postmodern: a story of empirical research on fuzzy concepts / Magali Safatti Larson -- How art works: form and function in the stuff of life / Harvey Molotch -- Ethnosympathy: reflections on an American dilemma / John D. Cruz.
Related item
  • http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/cam032/2003055748.html
  • http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0732/2003055748-b.html
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • American sociology is in the midst of a cultural turn. Where sociologists once spurned culture, today they embrace and explore it. This text provides an introduction to some of the best theorizing in cultural sociology, focusing in particular on questionsof power, the sacred and cultural production.

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