Art and society : readings in the sociology of the arts / edited by Arnold W. Foster and Judith R. Blau
- Albany : State University of New York Press, 
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- xi, 513 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Additional Creators:
- Foster, Arnold W., 1919- and Blau, Judith R., 1942-
- Introduction / Arnold W. Foster -- Without art / Alicja Iwanska -- Art as collective action / Howard S. Becker -- Shadows of anxiety : popular culture in modern society / Charles Simpson -- The socialization of an artist : the American composer / Dennison J. Nash -- Ballet as a career / David Earl Sutherland -- The choice of acting as a profession / Emanuel Levy -- Music and its audiences two hundred years ago / Charles W. Hughes -- Cultural democracy in a period of cultural expansion : the social composition of arts audiences in the United States / Paul DiMaggio and Michael Useem -- Art galleries as gatekeepers : the case of the abstract expressionists / Marcia Bystryn -- Mass, class, and the reviewer / Kurt Lang -- Artist groups : patrons and gate-keepers / Sally Ridgeway., Music among friends : the social networks of amateur musicians / Robert A. Stebbins -- The simplex located in art worlds / Richard A. Peterson and Howard G. White -- Reward systems in avant-garde art : social networks and stylistic change / Diana Crane -- Orchestra interaction : some features of communication and authority in an artistic organization / Robert R. Faulkner -- The orchestra as factory : interrelationships of occupational change, social structure and musical style / Stephen R. Couch -- The relationship between box office and repertoire : a case study of opera / Rosanne Martorella -- Displayed art and performed music : selective innovation and the structure of artistic media / Vera L. Zolberg -- The evolutionary taxonomy of culture / Alan Lomax and Norman Berkowitz., and German Parteilieder and Christian hymns as instruments of social control / Roland L. Warren -- Economic correlates of artistic creativity / Vytautas Kavolis -- Sound and censorship : two crises in the motion picture industry / Linda Leue -- Parallels in the social reactions to jazz and rock / Jonathan Kamin -- High culture as mass culture / Judith R. Blau.
- Includes indexes.
- Bibliography Note:
- Bibliography: pages 441-489.
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