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Sociology of the Arts


Sociology of the Arts

Exploring Fine and Popular Forms
2. Aufl.

von: Victoria D. Alexander

33,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 16.09.2020
ISBN/EAN: 9781118326527
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 352

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<p><b>Explains the key concepts, theories, and studies in the sociology of the arts—the fully updated new edition of the classic textbook</b> </p> <p><i>Sociology of the Arts</i> is a comprehensive yet accessible review of sociological approaches to studying the fine, popular, and folk arts. Integrating scholarly literature, theoretical models, and empirical studies, this authoritative textbook provides balanced coverage of a broad range of essential topics—enabling a deeper understanding of the field as a whole. Throughout the text, numerous real-world case studies reinforce key concepts, stimulate classroom discussion, and encourage students to contemplate abstract theoretical issues central to the relationship between art and society.  </p> <p>Now in its second edition, this bestselling volume features fully revised content that reflects the most recent literature and research in the field. New discussion on the production and the consumption of culture are complemented by fresh perspectives on changes in the social world such as the rise of the internet and digital media. Updated chapters offer insights into social boundaries and embodiment in the arts, emplacement, materiality, the social construction of art and aesthetics, and more. Exploring how art is created, distributed, received, and consumed, this textbook: </p> <ul style="margin-bottom: 0in; font-size: medium; margin-top: 0in; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;" type="disc"> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Explores both classic work and new approaches in the sociology of the arts  </li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Features case studies and discussion questions on art forms including popular music, film, romance novels, visual arts, and classical music </li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Discusses the meaning of artistic objects and why interpretations of art vary </li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Examines the ways art intersects with race, gender, sexuality, and class </li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Includes photographs, tables and figures, and a comprehensive reference list   </li> </ul> <p>Written by a leading scholar in the field, <i>Sociology of the Arts: Exploring Fine and Popular Forms, Second Edition</i> is an ideal textbook for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses on sociology of art and culture, media studies, anthropology of art, arts management, and the social history of art, and is a useful reference for established scholars studying any aspect of sociology of the arts. </p>
<p>List of Illustrations</p> <p>List of Tables</p> <p>List of Figures</p> <p>List of Boxes</p> <p>Preface and Acknowledgements</p> <p><b>Chapter 1</b>.  Introduction: What is Art?</p> <p><b>Part I.</b> The Relationship between Art and Society</p> <p><b>Chapter 2.</b>  Reflection Approaches</p> <p><i>Case 2.1</i>. The Reflection of Race in Children’s Books</p> <p><b>Chapter 3</b>.  Shaping Approaches</p> <p><i>Case 3.1</i>. Violence in Popular Arts</p> <p><b>Chapter 4.</b>  A Mediated View: The Cultural Diamond</p> <p><b>Part IIA. </b>The Cultural Diamond: The Production of Culture</p> <p><b>Chapter 5. </b>Art Worlds and Artistic Fields</p> <p><i>Case 5.1</i>. From Academy to Public Sale</p> <p><b>Chapter 6.</b> Businesses and Industries</p> <p><i>Case 6.1</i>. Innovation in Commercial Musical Theatre</p> <p><b>Chapter 7. </b>Nonprofits and Networks</p> <p><i>Case 7.1</i>. Piccolos on the Picket Line: A Strike in the Symphony</p> <p><b>Chapter 8.  </b>Artists</p> <p><i>Case 8.1</i>. Nothing Succeeds Like Success: Careers in the Film Industry</p> <p><b>Part IIB. </b>The Cultural Diamond: The Consumption of Culture</p> <p><b>Chapter 9.</b> Consumption Approaches</p> <p><i>Case 9.1</i>. Romance Novels as Combat and Compensation</p> <p><b>Chapter 10.</b> Sites and Experiences</p> <p><i>Case 10.1</i>. The Experience of Music</p> <p><b>Chapter 11.</b> Identities</p> <p><i>Case 11.1</i>. Acropolis Now: National Identity and the Return of the Parthenon Marbles?</p> <p><b>Chapter 12. </b>Distinction</p> <p><i>Case 12.1</i>. New Forms of Cultural Capital? Debates about Distinction</p> <p> </p> <p><b>Part III. </b>Art in Society</p> <p><b>Chapter 13.</b> The Art Itself</p> <p><i>Case 13.1</i>. The Renaissance Way of Seeing</p> <p><b>Chapter 14. </b>The Constitution of Art in Society</p> <p><i>Case 14.1</i>. A Strange Sensation: Controversies in Art</p> <p><b>Part IV.</b> Conclusion</p> <p><b>Chapter 15. </b>Studying Art Sociologically</p> <p>References</p> <p>Index</p>
<p><b>VICTORIA D. ALEXANDER</b> is Professor of Sociology and Arts Management at the Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK. She is author of <i>Museums and Money: The Impact of Funding on Exhibitions, Scholarship, and Management</i> (1996), co-author of <i>Art and the State: The Visual Arts in Comparative Perspective</i> (2005), and co-editor of the multi-volume <i>Art and the Challenge of Markets</i> (2018)<i>.</i>
<p><b>Explains the key concepts, theories, and studies in the sociology of the arts—the fully updated new edition of the classic textbook</b> <p><i>Sociology of the Arts</i> is a comprehensive yet accessible review of sociological approaches to studying the fine, popular, and folk arts. Integrating scholarly literature, theoretical models, and empirical studies, this authoritative textbook provides balanced coverage of a broad range of essential topics— enabling a deeper understanding of the field as a whole. Throughout the text, numerous real-world case studies reinforce key concepts, stimulate classroom discussion, and encourage students to contemplate abstract theoretical issues central to the relationship between art and society. <p>Now in its second edition, this bestselling volume features fully revised content that reflects the most recent literature and research in the field. New discussion on the production and the consumption of culture are complemented by fresh perspectives on changes in the social world such as the rise of the internet and digital media. Updated chapters offer insights into social boundaries and embodiment in the arts, emplacement, materiality, the social construction of art and aesthetics, and more. Exploring how art is created, distributed, received, and consumed, this textbook: <ul> <li>Explores both classic work and new approaches in the sociology of the arts</li> <li>Features case studies and discussion questions on art forms including popular music, film, romance novels, visual arts, and classical music</li> <li>Discusses the meaning of artistic objects and why interpretations of art vary</li> <li>Examines the ways art intersects with race, gender, sexuality, and class</li> <li>Includes photographs, tables and figures, and a comprehensive reference list</li> </ul> <p>Written by a leading scholar in the field, <i>Sociology of the Arts: Exploring Fine and Popular Forms, Second Edition</i> is an ideal textbook for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses on sociology of art and culture, media studies, anthropology of art, arts management, and the social history of art, and is a useful reference for established scholars studying any aspect of sociology of the arts.

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