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Culture has develop into a touchstone of interdisciplinary dialog. For readers drawn to sociology, the social sciences and the arts, this booklet maps significant classical and modern analyses and cultural controversies when it comes to social procedures, lifestyle, and axes of ordering and distinction - comparable to race, type and gender. corridor, Neitz, and Battani discuss:

  • self and identity
  • stratification
  • the Other
  • the cultural histories of modernity and postmodernity
  • production of culture
  • the challenge of the audience
  • action, social hobbies, and change. 

The authors recommend cultivating the sociological mind's eye by way of attractive myriad languages and views of the social sciences and arts, whereas cultivating cultural reports by means of constructing the sociological imagination.  Paying little recognize to obstacles, and incorporating interesting examples, this e-book attracts on different highbrow views and quite a few subject matters from numerous old sessions and areas of the realm.

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