Culture and Economy After the Cultural Turn
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Culture and Economy After the Cultural Turn by Larry Ray
Book DescriptionTraditionally social science treated culture as a peripheral issue, but the last twenty years have witnessed a cultural turn throughout the social sciences. Culture is now at the core of debate. Culture and Economy After the Cultural Turn examines the impact of the cultural turn for the social sciences in relation to the decline of interest in economic aspects of society. It presents a number of responses to the changing relationship between culture and economy, and to the way in which the cultural turn has sought to understand it. Contributors from a wide range of disciplines present differing views oon these matters in relation to issues of political sensibilities and movements, equality and recognition, 'cultural management', class, ethnicity and gender, and cultural values.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780761958178
(234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Oct-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Larry Ray
I joined the University of Kent in 1998. Before that I was in the Department of Sociology at Lancaster University. In 1996, I was visiting scholar, Victoria University Wellington, New Zealand. At Kent I was Head of the Department of Sociology and then SSPSSR between 1999-2001, and Sub-Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences between 2009-11. I am currently Director of Research for SSPSSR. Andrew Sayer is Professor of Social Theory and Political Economy at Lancaster University.
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