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TitleSocial theory in popular culture
Author Lee Barron
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
Descript viii, 184 p. ; 24 cm

SUMMARY

Illuminating key themes of classical sociological texts, this book shows how the ideas of Marx, Durkheim or Weber can be explored by listening to music, reading about celebrities, or watching award-winning films. Providing a fresh way to explore social theory, the text clearly shows the continued relevance of classic ideas in the modern world. -- From publisher's web site


CONTENT

Marx and music -- Weber and film -- Durkheim and celebrity -- Simmel and pop fashion -- Adorno and reality television -- Feminism and sport -- Semiotics and tattooing -- Neoliberalism and literature -- Conclusion: thinking, watching, listening and reading sociologically


Sociology Social sciences -- Philosophy Popular culture

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Political Science Library300.1 B277SDUE 14-12-20
Central Library (5th Floor)300.1 B277SCHECK SHELVES

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