Cultural studies : the basics / Jeff Lewis.

By: Lewis, Jeff, 1964-Material type: TextTextPublication details: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2002Description: viii, 492 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 0761963243; 9780761963240; 0761963251; 9780761963257Subject(s): Culture -- Study and teachingDDC classification: 306/.071 LOC classification: HM623 | .L49 2002Other classification: 02.00 | 71.50 | AK 18000 | EC 5900 Online resources: Table of contents | Publisher description
Contents:
pt. 1. Forming Culture/Informing Cultural Theory -- Defining Culture -- Society and Culture -- Marxism and the Formation of Cultural Ideology -- British Cultural Studies -- pt. 2. Cultural Locations -- Language and Culture: From Structuralism to Poststructuralism -- Feminism: From Femininity to Fragmentation -- Postmodernism and Beyond -- Popular Consumption and Media Audiences -- Body -- Postmodern Spaces -- Local and Global Identities -- Culture of New Communications Technology -- Culture and Government: Constructing the Future.
Summary: Cultural Studies - the Basics informs about the basic theories of the subject; what they say, how they differ and the strengths and weaknesses of each position. The book also provides biographical information on major theorists.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

pt. 1. Forming Culture/Informing Cultural Theory -- Defining Culture -- Society and Culture -- Marxism and the Formation of Cultural Ideology -- British Cultural Studies -- pt. 2. Cultural Locations -- Language and Culture: From Structuralism to Poststructuralism -- Feminism: From Femininity to Fragmentation -- Postmodernism and Beyond -- Popular Consumption and Media Audiences -- Body -- Postmodern Spaces -- Local and Global Identities -- Culture of New Communications Technology -- Culture and Government: Constructing the Future.

Cultural Studies - the Basics informs about the basic theories of the subject; what they say, how they differ and the strengths and weaknesses of each position. The book also provides biographical information on major theorists.

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