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Cultural Methodologies - Jim McGuigan

Cultural Methodologies

By: Jim McGuigan (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st November 1997
ISBN: 9780803974845
Number Of Pages: 224

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This volume aims to bring together the wide range of approaches which characterize research in cultural studies. It is aimed at novice and practising researchers, and the student planning to do research. These approaches seek to illustrate the distinctiveness and coherence of cultural studies as a site of interaction between the humanities and social sciences. Topics covered include: the relationship beween critical theory and cultural studies; the pragmatics of cultural research and education; ethical questions and research purposes; the role of feminism in cultural studies; the uses of autobiography; the analysis of city cultures; textual analysis and ethnographic procedures; constructions of identity in relation to "race", sexuality and nationhood; the use of qualitative and quantitative data; and some of the main issues involved in generating research findings for a thesis or other publication.

Introduction
Methodologies
Critical Theory and Cultural Studies
The Missed Articulation
Towards a Pragmatics for Cultural Studies
Media, Ethics and Morality
Learning from Experience
Cultural Studies and Feminism
Researches
Writing the Self
The End of the Scholarship Girl
Relocating Culture
Cultural Geography, the Specifity of Place and the City Habitus
Dancing
Representation and Difference
Irish Cultural Studies and the Politics of Irish Studies
Reflections
Thin Descriptions
Questions of Method in Cultural Analysis
Working Practices
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ISBN: 9780803974845
ISBN-10: 0803974841
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st November 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.88 x 15.49  x 1.93
Weight (kg): 0.5

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