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By (author) Howard Saul Becker
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Art Worlds by Howard Saul Becker
Book DescriptionThis classic sociological examination of art as collective action explores the cooperative network of suppliers, performers, dealers, critics, and consumers who - along with the artist - "produce" a work of art. Howard S. Becker looks at the conventions essential to this operation and, prospectively, at the extent to which art is shaped by this collective activity. The book is thoroughly illustrated and updated with a new dialogue between Becker and eminent French sociologist Alain Pessin about the extended social system in which art is created, and with a new preface in which the author talks about his own process in creating this influential work.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780520256361
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 8-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Draws on a lifetime of sociological research and wisdom to show, in helpful detail, how to use a variety of kinds of cases to build sociological knowledge. The author provides a guide that researchers can use to produce general sociological knowledge through case studies.
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Author Biography - Howard Saul Becker
Howard S. Becker is author of many books including Telling About Society, Writing for Social Scientists, and Outsiders.
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