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LaRossa, Ralph. 2010. “COGNITIVE SOCIOLOGY”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Why is one group’s music perceived by another group as noise? When is nudity acceptable, perhaps even artistic; when is it pornographic or lewd? Why is it okay (at least in this country) to roast a deer but not a dog, swallow a snail but not a slug? What guidelines do "thought communities" rely upon to decide when a person’s class...

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Cultural Sociology
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College 300

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