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By (author) Chris Jenks
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Culture by Chris Jenks
Book DescriptionCulture is a concept that has remained on the top of the agenda within the social sciences for two decades. It incites controversy and debate and always appears fresh. This book, updated throughout and with new sections on visual culture, urban culture and subcultures, argues that to understand the concept we need to locate it within traditions of thought and appreciate its political and ideological bases. The book looks at the concept of culture in the context of idealism and materialism, examining its relation to the notion of social structure and assessing its once assumed monopoly within literary study. Culture remains stimulating throughout. A standard reference text for students on sociology and cultural studies courses, this second concise and student-friendly edition offers an overview over the sociology of culture in an accessible format.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415338677
(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Chris Jenks
Rationality, Education and the Social Organization of Knowledege, Hardback (December 2011)
The manner in which we come to an understanding of our world presents problems for us all, but the method by which we ought best to acquire such knowledge represents the problem of contemporary education. This book seeks to explore some of the underlying practises and assumptions that go to produce and sustain both sets of activities.
Conceptualising 'Learning' in Applied Linguistics, Hardback (August 2010)» View all books by Chris Jenks
An exciting new collection by world-leading researchers in L2 learning addressing: Why do conceptions of 'learning' vary so much in L2 learning research? Is there a conceptualisation of 'learning' to which members of different schools of SLA can subscribe?
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