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Critical and Cultural Theory - Dani Cavallaro

Critical and Cultural Theory

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Published: 1st January 2001
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This radical, new book brings together the key concepts, issues and debates in critical and cultural theory today. Each chapter presents a self-contained analysis of each concept as well providing a range of discussion questions and further reading. Throughout, text-links connect related material across chapters, enabling the reader to pursue their own line of disciplinary or cross-disciplinary inquiry.>

"Clear, lively and succinct, Critical and Cultural Theory introduces the student to the central theories and theorists of contemporary culture. Short, accessible chapters, with hypertext links throughout, allow the reader to follow their own route through the ideas and themes. An ideal text." David Bell, Cultural Studies, Staffordshire University, UK

General introduction
Language and interpretationp. 1
Meaningp. 5
The Signp. 16
Rhetoricp. 27
Representationp. 38
Readingp. 49
Textualityp. 59
Social identitiesp. 71
Ideologyp. 75
Subjectivityp. 86
The Bodyp. 97
Gender and Sexualityp. 108
The Otherp. 120
The Gazep. 131
Knowledgep. 141
The Mindp. 145
The Aestheticp. 156
Spacep. 167
Timep. 181
The Machinep. 192
The Simulacrump. 203
Referencesp. 215
Further Readingp. 223
Questionsp. 242
Indexp. 247
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ISBN: 9780485006285
ISBN-10: 0485006286
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 270
Published: 1st January 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.57 x 16.08  x 2.16
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 1