Understanding Cultural Taste

Sensation, Skill and Sensibility

  • David¬†Wright

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
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    Pages 72-95
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  10. Back Matter
    Pages 172-188

About this book


This book will help students and researchers to clarify a complex concept that is often over simplified in media and cultural studies, the sociology of culture and cultural policy. It updates established theoretical and methodological debates in the study of taste and provides an original perspective on a distinct and rich research field.


Taste sociology of culture Bourdieu Distinction Cultural Policy Studies consumption consumerism the cultural industries the cultural omnivore omnivorousness Cultural Studies media Pierre Bourdieu sociology

Authors and affiliations

  • David¬†Wright
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WarwickUK

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