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Cultural Studies : A Critical Introduction - Simon During

Cultural Studies

A Critical Introduction

Hardcover Published: 1st April 2005
ISBN: 9780415246569
Number Of Pages: 240

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Cultural Studies: A Critical Introduction is a wide-ranging and stimulating introduction to the history and theory of Cultural Studies from Leavisism, through the era of the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, to the global nature of contemporary Cultural Studies. Cultural Studies: A Critical Introduction begins with an introduction to the field and its theoretical history and then presents a series of short essays on key areas of Cultural Studies, designed to provoke discussion and raise questions. Each thematic section examines and explains a key topic within Cultural Studies.
Sections include:
* the discipline
* time
* space
* media and the public sphere
* identity
* sexuality and gender
* value

The Discipline
Going global
Enterprise culture
Genres and genealogies
Problems,
Time 1 The Past: cultural history/cultural memory
The Present
The Future: policies and prophesies,
Space 1 Thinking globalisation
The regional, national and local,
Media and the Public Sphere
Television
Popular music
The internet and technoculture,
Identity
Debating identity
Multiculturalism
Race,
Sexuality and Gender
Feminism's aftermath: gender today
Queer culture,
Value
Culture high and low
The nature of culture
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ISBN: 9780415246569
ISBN-10: 0415246563
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st April 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.87  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.55
Edition Number: 1