This collection of original, state-of-the-art essays by prominent
international scholars covers the most important issues comprising
the sociology of culture.
- Provides an invaluable reference resource to all interested in
the cultural structures and processes that animate contemporary
- Contains 27 essays on the most important issues comprising the
sociology of culture, including art, science, religions, race,
class, gender, collective memory, institutions, and
- Reflects and analyzes the ?cultural turn? that has
transformed scholarship in the social sciences and humanities.