Sociology of the Arts: Exploring Fine and Popular Forms

Alexander, Victoria D.. 2003. Sociology of the Arts: Exploring Fine and Popular Forms. Oxford: Blackwells. ISBN 0631230408 [Book]

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This is a comprehensive overview of the sociology of art and an authoritative work of scholarship by a leading expert in the field. The international selection of perspectives, empirical research, and case studies makes this book essential for teaching and studying the sociology of art.

• Synthesizes the various theoretical models of art sociology.
• Provides empirical examples of books, films, television shows, dance, and music, as well as exemplars of sociological work on the arts.
• Discusses works from both fine and popular ends of the cultural spectrum.
• Explores how art is created, distributed, received, consumed, and used by people who experience it.

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Institute for Cultural and Creative Entrepreneurship (ICCE)



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20 Dec 2017 13:16

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06 Sep 2019 10:19


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