cultural sociology

  • 1 cultural sociology — noun Etymology: translation of German kultursoziologie : the sociological study of the historical processes involved in cultural phenomena (as art, philosophy, religion) * * * the study of the origins and development of societal institutions,… …

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  • 2 cultural sociology — the study of the origins and development of societal institutions, norms, and practices. * * * …

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  • 3 Cultural Sociology (journal) — Cultural Sociology   Discipline …

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  • 4 Sociology of culture — Sociology …

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  • 5 SOCIOLOGY — as a field of intellectual endeavor is much older than sociology as an academic discipline. Modern sociology can be traced to the Scottish moralists such as Adam Ferguson, David Hume, Adam Smith, and possibly to Thomas Hobbes. The word sociology… …

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  • 6 Sociology — For the journal, see Sociology (journal). Sociology …

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  • 7 Cultural capital — Sociology …

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  • 8 Sociology of sport — Sociology of sport, alternately referred to as sports sociology , is an area of sociology that focuses on sport as a social phenomenon and on the social and cultural structures, patterns, and organizations or groups engaged in sport. There are… …

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  • 9 cultural anthropology — cultural anthropologist. the branch of anthropology dealing with the origins, history, and development of human culture, and including in its scope the fields of archaeology, ethnology, and ethnography. Also called social anthropology. Cf.… …

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  • 10 sociology —    Sociology sets out to ‘describe, understand and explain’ (Abercrombie et al. 1986) the social world that we inhabit. Far from being a ‘new’ discipline, it has its roots in the early nineteenth century, with Auguste Comte (1798–1857) first… …

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  • 11 Cultural studies — is an academic field grounded in critical theory and literary criticism. It generally concerns the political nature of contemporary culture, as well as its historical foundations, conflicts, and defining traits. It is, to this extent, largely… …

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  • 12 Cultural reproduction — is the transmission of existing cultural values and norms from generation to generation.[1] Cultural reproduction refers to the mechanisms by which continuity of cultural experience is sustained across time. Cultural reproduction often results in …

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  • 13 Cultural Institutions Studies — (a translation of the German term Kulturbetriebslehre ) is an academic approach which investigates activities in the cultural sector, conceived as historically evolved societal forms of organising the conception, production, distribution,… …

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  • 14 Cultural dissonance — (education, sociology, anthropology and cultural studies) is an uncomfortable sense of discord, disharmony, confusion, or conflict experienced by people in the midst of change in their cultural environment. The changes are often unexpected,… …

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  • 15 Cultural divide — is a term of sociology and human psychology, referring to attempts to describe the differences in reaction, response, and perception of people exposed to multi cultural situations. The phenomenon of the cultural divide emerged as mankind began to …

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  • 16 Cultural assimilation — is a socio political response to demographic multi ethnicity that supports or promotes the assimilation of ethnic minorities into the dominant culture. The term assimilation is often used with regard to immigrants and various ethnic groups who… …

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  • 17 Sociology of the Internet — or sociology of cyberspace explores the social implications of the Internet, new social networks, online societies (virtual communities) and social interaction on the Internet.The Internet the newest in the series of major information… …

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  • 18 Cultural leveling — is the process by which different cultures approach each other as a result of travel and communication.[1] Cultural leveling within the United States has been driven by mass market media such as radio and television broadcasting and nationwide… …

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  • 19 Cultural system — Sociology …

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  • 20 Cultural literacy — is familiarity with and ability to understand the idioms, allusions, and informal content that create and constitute a dominant culture. From being familiar with street signs to knowing historical references to understanding the most recent slang …

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