Concepts and Categories: Foundations for Sociological and Cultural Analysis (The Middle Range) by Michael T. Hannan, Gaël Le Mens, Greta Hsu, Balázs Kovács, Giacomo Negro, László Pólos, Elizabeth Pontikes, Amanda J. Sharkey
English | January 11th, 2020 | ISBN: 023119272X | 328 pages | EPUB | 3.02 MB
Why do people like books, music, or movies that adhere consistently to genre conventions? Why is it hard for politicians to take positions that cross ideological boundaries? Why do we have dramatically different expectations of companies that are categorized as social media platforms as opposed to news media sites? The answers to these questions require an understanding of how people use basic concepts in their everyday lives to give meaning to objects, other people, and social situations and actions.