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Yale’s Center for Cultural Sociology (CCS) provides a focus for meaning-centered analysis in the social science tradition. The CCS incorporates scholars from diverse backgrounds, sharing an interest in understanding how culture informs and structures social life and its problems. Read more…

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June 21, 2017
CCS Director Philip Smith recently gave a keynote address “Narrative Criminology and the Strong Program: A Friendly Critique and Provocation” at the Second Narrative...
June 13, 2017
CCS Junior Fellow Elisabeth Becker writes in The Sociological Review, “Why Sociologists of Religion Need Theological Training” “The future of sociology is one in which...
June 13, 2017
Congratulations to CCS alum and Postdoctoral Fellow Alison Gerber on the upcoming publication of her book, The Work of Art: Value in Creative Careers, out in November, 2017...