Culture and the Arts: From Art Worlds to Arts-in-Action

  title={Culture and the Arts: From Art Worlds to Arts-in-Action},
  author={Sophia Krzys Acord and Tia DeNora},
  journal={The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  pages={223 - 237}
  • S. K. AcordT. DeNora
  • Published 1 September 2008
  • Art, Sociology
  • The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
Through its embrace of the “cultural turn” and the “practice turn” in cultural sociology, recent work in the subfield of arts sociology has helped to advance our understanding of the role of culture in social life through its focus on arts-in-action. Empirically, this focus grew out of earlier work in the production and consumption of the arts, while, theoretically, it resonates with traditions within ethnomethodology, cognitive sociology, and the sociology of science and technology. The… 

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