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Sociology of Culture and Cultural Practices : The Transformative Power of Institutions (Reprint)

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In Sociology of Culture and of CulturalPractices, Laurent Fleury presents a synthesis of research and debate from France and the United States. Hetraces the development of the sociology of culture from its origins (Weber and Simmel) and examines the major trends that have emerged in this branch of sociology. Fleury also raises issues of cultural hierarchy, distinction, and legitimate culture and mass culture and focuses on new areas of research, including the role of institutions, the reception of works of art, aesthetic experience, and emancipation through art.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 145
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Aesthetics, Anthropology / Cultural
Series Title: New Directions in Culture and Governance
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Author: Laurent Fleury
Language: English
Street Date: February 29, 2016
TCIN: 51321385
UPC: 9781498536509
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-1449
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