Culture, Civilization and Human Society

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Herbert Arlt, Donald G. Daviau
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2
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2009
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Culture, Civilization and Human Society theme is a component of Encyclopedia of Social Sciences and Humanities in the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), which is an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias.

The Theme on Culture, Civilization and Human Society deals, in two volumes and cover five main topics, with a myriad of issues of great relevance to our world such as: Theory and History of Culture; Cultural Heritage; Mass Culture, Popular Culture and Cultural Identity; Cultural Interaction; Twentieth-Century Perspectives on Culture which are then expanded into multiple subtopics, each as a chapter

These two volumes are aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College Students Educators, Professional Practitioners, Research Personnel and Policy Analysts, Managers, and Decision Makers, NGOs and GOs.

Herbert Arlt was born 1958 in Bregenz (Austria). His interests include literature and theater. He has undertaken study trips and studies to/in Italy, Spain, Portugal, England, Hungary, Germany, and Yugoslavia. He was awarded a Doctorate 1988 at the University of Salzburg (Dr.Phil.), and has taught at the Universities of Berlin, Vienna, Salzburg, and Innsbruck. He has been Secretary of the Jura Soyfer Society since 1989, and Scientific Director of INST since 1994. Editor of Jura Soyfer since 1992 (International Journal for Cultural Studies), of the book series Austrian and International Literary Processes and East-, Central- and Southeast Literature, Theatre and Linguistic Studies since 1995. Dr Arlt is a Member of the Austrian UNESCO Commission (1998–2001), and of the board of the Elias Canetti Society (since 2001).

Donald G. Daviau, University of California, Riverside CA, USA

Table of Contents (30 Chapters)
  • 1. Culture, Civilization and Human Society

    Herbert Arlt
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  • 2. Theory and History of Culture

    Gerhard Budin
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  • 3. Foundations and Characteristics of Culture

    Peter Horn
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  • 4. Culture as a Manifestation of Human Activity

    Franz M. Wuketits
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  • 5. Sorting out Culture by Type or Otherwise - Towards a better understanding of Culture and intercultural relations

    Herbert Eisele
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  • 6. Interpretation of Symbols

    Vasil Rainov
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  • 7. Cultural Heritage

    Peter Horn
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  • 8. Diversity and Unity in the Cultural Heritage of Peoples, States and Humanity

    Anette Horn
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  • 9. Traditions, Innovations and Discontinuations in the Development of Culture

    Anette Horn
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  • 10. Protection of Cultural Heritage as Social, Political and Economic Issues

    Kathleen Thorpe
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  • 11. Mass Culture, Popular Culture and Cultural Identity

    Peter Horn
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  • 12. Culture in Contemporary Civilization

    Kathleen Thorpe
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  • 13. Modern and Traditional Cultures

    David Simo
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  • 14. Imperialism, Resistance, and Culture

    David Simo,
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  • 15. Structure of Culture and Communication Forms

    Peter Horn
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  • 16. Kinds, Forms and Attributes of Cultural Activity

    Vasil Rainov
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  • 17. Cultural Interaction

    Herbert Arlt
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  • 18. Local Cultures and Global Dynamics

    Peter Horn
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  • 19. Cultural Exchange

    Kathleen Thorpe
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  • 20. West/East and North/South Dialogue of Cultures Interculturality and Communication

    Ernest W.B. Hess-Lüttich
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  • 21. Global Informational Fluxes and National Cultural Values

    Maria Wuketits
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  • 22. Cultural Integration and National Originality of Cultures

    Maria Wuketits
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  • 23. Twentieth-Century Perspectives on Culture

    Peter Horn
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  • 24. Culture and Sustainable Development

    Herbert Eisele
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  • 25. Ecology of Culture

    Franz M. Wuketits
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  • 26. Culture and the Environment

    Ernest W.B. Hess-Lüttich,Dieter D. Genske
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  • 27. Cultural Change Phenomena

    Valery Timofeev
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  • 28. Human Ecology

    Roderick J. Lawrence
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  • 29. Sustainability: An Ecological and Sociocultural Necessity

    Selma van Londen and Arie de Ruijter
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  • 30. Bio-Policy, Bio-Culture:Global Priorities for Environmental Protection

    Agni Vlavianos-Arvanitis
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