Thema Subject Categories 1.4

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J Society and Social Sciences
Use all J* codes for: specialist and some general adult titles, but see also V* codes for practical approaches to many topics. Use all J* codes with: other subject categories and qualifiers where appropriate. In J* use the most appropriate code(s) available, as many social sciences are broad topics that can have many alternative terms or names
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JB Society and culture: general
Use all JB* codes for: both general and academic works on social topics. Use with: JH* codes for sociology textbooks and other specialist works as appropriate.
See also: VFV* Relationships and families: advice and issues and its subcategories
JBC Cultural and media studies
JBCC Cultural studies
Class here: intercultural studies, studies of cultural identity, general studies of cultural heritage, contemporary culture in society. Use with: PLACE 1*, LANGUAGE 2* or 5P* INTEREST Qualifiers to indicate the cultural studies of a particular region(s) or country / countries, language grouping or groups of people
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JBCC6 Cultural studies: customs and traditions
Class here: studies of traditional rituals and ceremonies; cultural taboos or superstitions, social behaviour, values and norms as defined by society, institutions, traditions and cultural beliefs.
See also: JBGB Folklore, myths and legends
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