* Collects 31 articles by rewned scholars illustrating key ideas in the can and the currency of cultural sociology. * Surveys the most important approaches and developments in the field. * Contains an editora s introduction and tes on further reading after each essay. .
Lyn Spillman is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame. She is the author of Nation and Commemoration: Celebrating National Identities in the United States and Australia (1997) and a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2001..