9781412990547

Cultures and Societies in a Changing World

  • ISBN 13:

    9781412990547

  • ISBN 10:

    1412990548

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/10/2012
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc

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Summary

In the Fourth Edition of Cultures and Societies in a Changing World, author Wendy Griswold illuminates how culture shapes our social world and how society shapes culture. Through this book, students will gain an understanding of the sociology of culture and explore stories, beliefs, media, ideas, art, religious practices, fashions, and rituals from a sociological perspective. Cultural examples from multiple countries and time periods will broaden students' global understanding. Students will develop a deeper appreciation of culture and society from this text, gleaning insights that will help them overcome cultural misunderstandings, conflicts, and ignorance and that will help equip them to live their professional and personal lives as effective, wise citizens of the world.

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