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Interaction Ritual Chains

Pub Date : 2014-05-06 | Author : Randall Collins | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400851744
ISBN 13 : 1400851742

Sex, smoking, and social stratification are three very different social phenomena. And yet, argues sociologist Randall Collins, they and much else in our social lives are driven by..


The National Games And National Identity In China

Pub Date : 2017-07-04 | Author : Liu Li | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781351810715
ISBN 13 : 1351810715

The history of China’s National Games reflects both the transformation of elite sport in China and wider Chinese society. This is the first book to describe the origins and devel..


Visual Literacy

Pub Date : 2009-09-11 | Author : James Elkins | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781135905330
ISBN 13 : 1135905339

What does it mean to be visually literate? Does it mean different things in the arts and the sciences? In the West, in Asia, or in developing nations? If we all need to become "vis..


Sociology For Music Teachers

Pub Date : 2015-07-02 | Author : Professor Emeritus of Music Education at University of Illinois and Adjunct Professor of Music Education Richard Colwell | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317344063
ISBN 13 : 1317344065

For upper level undergraduate and introductory graduate and doctoral courses in music education. Outlining the basic aspects, constructs and concepts relevant to understanding musi..


Memphis And The Paradox Of Place

Pub Date : 2009-09-01 | Author : Wanda Rushing | Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 080789561X
ISBN 13 : 9780807895610

Celebrated as the home of the blues and the birthplace of rock and roll, Memphis, Tennessee, is where Elvis Presley, B. B. King, Johnny Cash, and other musical legends got their st..


Collective Emotions

Pub Date : 2014 | Author : Christian von Scheve | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 9780199659180
ISBN 13 : 0199659184

Although collective emotions have a long tradition in scientific inquiry, for instance in mass psychology and the sociology of rituals and social movements, their importance for in..