The Sociology of Art: Ways Of Seeing by David InglisThe Sociology of Art: Ways Of Seeing by David Inglis

The Sociology of Art: Ways Of Seeing

byDavid Inglis

Paperback | October 18, 2005

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What can Sociology add to our understanding of art? This volume brings together a range of respected scholars in the field who demonstrate the many ways in which sociology can add to our understanding of artistic issues. Covering all the major schools of thought, and dealing with many different art forms, the book offers the reader a comprehensive and accessible guide to an often complex area. It will be an invaluable resource for students seeking to understand sociology's contributions to the study of artistic and aesthetic issues.
DAVID INGLIS lectures in the Department of Sociology, University of Aberdeen, UK.JOHN HUGHSON is Senior Lecturer in the School of Physical Education, University of Otaga, New Zealand.
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Title:The Sociology of Art: Ways Of SeeingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.5 inPublished:October 18, 2005Publisher:Red Globe PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333962672

ISBN - 13:9780333962671

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Table of Contents

PART 1: THEORY PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE.- What is the 'Sociology of Art'?; D.Inglis and J.Hughson.- When Does Art Become Art? Assessing Pierre Bourdieu's Theory of Artistic Fields; J.Jane.- Feminist Art and Feminist Sociology: New Departures; A.Howson.- A New Paradigm for a Sociology of Aesthetics; R.Witkin.- Invisible Aesthetics and the Social Work of Community Culture; P.Willis.- Cultural Studies and the Sociology of Culture; J.Wolff.- The Sociology of Art: Cynical or Celebratory?; D. Inglis.- PART 2: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE: CASE STUDIES IN THE SOCIOLOGY OF ART.- Framing Old Age: Sociological Perspectives on the Art of the Past; M.Hepworth.- The Rise and Fall of the Art House Movie; A.Tudor.- Opera, Modernity and Cultural Fields; A.Swingewood.- 'World Music' and the Globalisation of Sound; R.Robertson and D.Inglis.- 'High Arts' and the Market: An Uneasy Partnership in the Transnational World of Ballet; H.Wulff.- Reconstructing the Centre: Sociological Approaches to the Rebuilding of Berlin; J.Stewart.