Cultural Sociology

Some articles on cultural sociology, cultural, sociology:

Jeffrey C. Alexander - The Cultural Turn and The Strong Program
... The strong program Starting in the late 1980s, Alexander's work turned toward cultural sociology ... Key to this cultural turn was a shift in emphasis from an engagement with Parsonian structural functionalism toward a rereading of Emile Durkheim's later works, which featured a strong interest in cultural systems ... Alexander distinguishes between the sociology of culture and cultural sociology ...
Sociology Of Culture
... The sociology of culture concerns culture—usually understood as the ensemble of symbolic codes used by a society —as it is manifested in society ... Cultural sociology first emerged in Weimar Germany, where sociologists such as Alfred Weber used the term Kultursoziologie (cultural sociology) ... Cultural sociology was then "reinvented" in the English-speaking world as a product of the "cultural turn" of the 1960s, which ushered in structuralist and postmodern ...
Georgina Born - Academia - Cambridge
... appointed to a Lectureship, in 2003 to Reader in Sociology, Anthropology and Music, and in 2006 to Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Music at Cambridge, a title that recognises her interdisciplinary ... At Cambridge Born teaches the sociology and anthropology of culture, media and music and ethnographic method in the Department of Sociology ... Honorary Professor of Anthropology at University College London and a Fellow of the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale University ...

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