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Consumer Culture

Steven Miles

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Consumer Culture Introduction Consumer culture is a form of material culture facilitated by the market, which thus created a particular relati...

Consumption

Ian Woodward

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Consumption Introduction A rudimentary definition of consumption emphasizes the purchase and use of goods or services, noting that the point o...

Contemporary Family Issues

Leah Ruppanner

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Contemporary Family Issues Introduction Contemporary families face a host of unprecedented issues. One of the major lingering sociological puz...

Contingent Work

Zoltán Lippényi

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Contingent WorkIntroductionThe past decades have seen a remarkable increase in new forms of employment in work organizations that differ from traditio...

Conversation Analysis

Michael Emmison

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Conversation Analysis Introduction Conversation analysis (hereafter CA) is a rigorously empirical approach to the investigation of social acti...

Corrections

Marie Segrave

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

CorrectionsIntroductionCorrections is a term used to refer to a key component of the criminal justice system. It is used both as an applied term, refe...

Cosmopolitanism

Gerard Delanty, Špela Močnik

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2015-05-29

Cosmopolitanism Introduction The term cosmopolitanism derives from the Greek word kosmopolites, meaning “a citizen of the world.” It was first...

Criminology

Sara Wakefield

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Criminology Introduction Criminology is a broad subfield drawing from a number of academic disciplines. Beyond its historically strong ties to ...

Cultural Capital

David L. Swartz

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Cultural CapitalIntroductionCultural capital is used conceptually and researched empirically as a staple in much contemporary social scientific resear...

Cultural Classification and Codes

Vincent Yung, Wendy Espeland

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2018-05-24

Cultural Classification and CodesIntroductionClassification is fundamental to social life. It is the prerequisite to all other social activity. Before...

Cultural Omnivorousness

Irmak Karademir Hazir

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Cultural OmnivorousnessIntroductionThe term cultural omnivorousness was first introduced to the cultural consumption literature by Richard Peterson in...

Cultural Production and Circulation

Jennifer C. Lena, Vaughn Schmutz

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Cultural Production and CirculationIntroductionThe production perspective in the sociology of culture emerged in the 1970s as an alternative to “refle...

Culture and Networks

Neha Gondal

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Culture and NetworksIntroductionSocial networks are a measure of relationships between entities (such as persons, organizations, states, and even conc...

Culture, Sociology of

Brian Steensland

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Sociology of Culture Introduction Culture is the symbolic-expressive dimension of social life. In common usage, the term “culture” can mean the...

Democracy

Robert M. Fishman

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

DemocracyIntroductionDemocracy has become the overwhelmingly predominant form of government in the world’s most-advanced societies and is increasingly...

Demography

Rebecca Kippen

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Demography Introduction Demography is the study of human populations, in particular their size and composition, and how they change through fe...

Development

Andrew Schrank

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Development Introduction Development occupies an ambiguous position in contemporary sociology. It is simultaneously a cause (or correlate) of p...

Deviance

Dick Hobbs

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Deviance Introduction The study of deviant behavior, although now partially obscured by the relentless expansion of criminology, remains central...

Discrimination

Issa Kohler-Hausmann

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2011-07-27

Discrimination Introduction Discrimination is an action or practice that excludes, disadvantages, or merely differentiates between individuals ...

Doing Gender

Alexandra Macht

Subject: Sociology »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

Doing GenderIntroductionTheoretically, the term “doing gender” first appeared in Harold Garfinkel’s case study of the intersexual Agnes in 1967, as an...

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