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Cultural Theory free pdf Cultural Theory: An Introduction is a concise, accessible introduction to a complex field. Philip Smith provides a balanced, wide-ranging overview of contemporary cultural theory, covering the major thinkers and key concepts that have appeared and developed over the last century. Assuming no specialist knowledge on the part of the reader, Smith deals with some of the most sophisticated issues in contemporary social thought. Coverage includes fields such as symbolic interactionism, structuralism, and psychoanalysis, and leading thinkers like Foucault, Bourdieu, Habermas, and Giddens. The book has an abundance of special features for students, with summaries, biographical notes, suggestions for further reading, and extensive cross-referencing. For any student or scholar with an interest in the theoretical study of culture and society, this book is an ideal guide.

About Philip Smith

Philip Smith is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Queensland, Australia. He received his Ph.D. at the University of California at Los Angeles. Among the books he has authored or edited are "Researching the Visual" (2000), "The New American Cultural Sociology" (1998) and the "Cambridge Companion to Durkheim."

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Author : Philip Smith
Publisher : Blackwell Publishers
Data Published : 08 January 2001
ISBN : 0631211764
EAN : 9780631211761
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 280 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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