|Title of host publication||Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology|
|Publication status||Early online - 22 Oct 2020|
There is no single definition that is able to capture the complexity of the concept of culture. Therefore, to gain clarity, culture is considered as a means of human cultivation and “civilization”; as an agent of change; as a source of objective and subjective development; as an aspect of human existence on which humans confer meaning; as a way of life common to a particular group of people; as artistic practices and products; as a source of capital and power; as a means of social reproduction of the existing order; and as a source of value.
- Cultural Sociology
- Sociology of Culture
- Globalization of culture
- Raymond Williams
- Civilizing process