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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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May 30, 2023
CCS Postdoctoral Fellow Romulo Lelis shares his review of Phil Smith’s Durkheim and After: The Durkheimian Tradition, 1893-2020 (Polity Press). “Durkheim Within American...
Artwork: Morel Alexander
May 30, 2023
Jeffrey Alexander and Peter Beilharz have been in conversation for thirty years. Drawing on a friendship that spans the personal, sociological and theoretical, this year’s...
April 18, 2023
Jeff Alexander makes several appearances - as an “authority on celebrity icons” - in the new, two-part HULU documentary Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields. The film has been getting...