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British Cultural Studies : Geography, Nationality, and Identity - David Morley

British Cultural Studies

Geography, Nationality, and Identity

By: David Morley (Editor), Kevin Robins (Editor)

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Published: 1st July 2001
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British Cultural Studies includes over thirty essays written by expert contributors, covering almost every aspect of culture and identity in Britain today and addressing the current transformations of British culture and identity in the context of globalization. The opening section of the book deals with different conceptions of Britishness and identity, including English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, Asian and Black British identities. Section Two then analyses the interplay between tradition and heritage in contemporary culture, whilst the final section looks at the world of lifestyle groups, subcultures, and cultural politics and the way in which they have come in many ways to substitute for notions of Britishness.

"This book provides a stimulating and at times contentious overview of identity issues in modern Britain.... British Cultural Studies offers a valuable introduction to the vexing problems surrounding identity in Britain, its historical development, and the debates it continues to provoke among
politicians, cultural producers, and scholars."--Albion

David Morley and Kevin Robins: Introduction: The National Culture in its New Global Context Section I How British is it? Geographies of Identity 1: Catherine Hall: British Cultural Identities and the Legacy of Empire 2: Krishan Kumar: 'Englishness' and English National Identity 3: Jim Pines: Rituals and Representations of Black 'Britishness' 4: Tariq Modood: British Asian Identities: Something Old, Something Borrowed, Something New 5: Kevin Davey: No Longer 'Ourselves Alone' in Northern Ireland 6: David McCrone: Scotland and the Union: Changing Identities in the British State 7: John Osmond: Welsh Politics in the New Millennium 8: Peter J. Taylor: Which Britain? Which England? Which North? 9: Alun Howkins: Rurality and English Identity 10: Bill Schwarz: Britain, America, and Europe Section II: When Will We Be Modern? Culture, Tradition, and Heritage 11: Linda Mugglestone: 'Proper English' and the Politics of Standard Speech 12: Steve Bruce: Religious Culture in Contemporary Britain 13: David Chaney: The Mediated Monarchy 14: Nick Couldry: Everyday Royal Celebrity 15: Ken Worpole: Cartels and Lotteries: Heritage and Cultural Policy in Britain 16: Andrew Higson: Heritage Cinema and Television 17: John Corner: Television and Culture: Duties and Pleasures 18: David Hesmondhalgh: British Popular Music and National Identity 19: Rosemary Betterton: 'Young British Art' in the 1990's 20: Bernard Sharratt: Writing Britains Section III: In the Place of Britishness? Lifestyles, Subcultures, and Cultural Politics 21: Philip Crang and Peter Jackson: Geographies of Consumption 22: Linda McDowell: Changing Cultures of Work: Employment, Gender, and Lifestyle 23: Angela McRobbie: Good Girls, Bad Girls? Female Success and the New Meritocracy 24: Sean Nixon: Resignifying Masculinity: From 'New Man' to 'New Lad' 25: Ken Plummer: Gay Cultures / Straight Borders 26: Alan Tomlinson: Sport, Leisure, and Style 27: David Sibley: The Control of Space: Travellers, Youth, and Drug Cultures 28: Linda Merricks: Green Politics: Animal Rights, Vegetarianism, and Naturism 29: Graham Murdock: Against Enclosure: Rethinking the Virtual Commons 30: Steven Driver and Luke Martell: Blair and 'Britishness' Kevin Robins: Endnote: To London: The City Beyond the Nation Susan Bassnett: Afterword Chronology Index

ISBN: 9780198742067
ISBN-10: 0198742061
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 544
Published: 1st July 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.47 x 15.85  x 2.69
Weight (kg): 0.52