Cultural Sociology: An Introduction
is the first dedicated student textbook to address cultural sociology as a legitimate model for sociological thinking and research. Highly renowned authors present a rich overview of major sociological themes and the various empirical applications of cultural sociology.
- A timely introductory overview to this increasingly significant field which provides invaluable summaries of key studies and approaches within cultural sociology
- Clearly written and designed, with accessible summaries of thematic topics, covering race, class, politics, religion, media, fashion, and music
- International experts contribute chapters in their field of research, including a chapter by David Chaney, a founder of cultural sociology
- Offers a unified set of theoretical and methodological tools for those wishing to apply a cultural sociological approach in their work
Keywords: Sociology of Culture, Cultural identity, globalization, religion, social differences, gender, community, race and ethnicity, media