The Cultural Studies Reader

Author: Simon During
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415137543
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The Cultural Studies Reader from the Author: Simon During. Written for students wanting to know how cultural studies developed, where it is now, and its future directions, this text contains essays covering major methods and theories, and takes account of changes in the field with articles on areas such as technology and science and globalization.

Popular Music

Author: Simon Frith
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415299053
Size: 49.99 MB
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Popular Music from the Author: Simon Frith. Popular music studies is a rapidly expanding field with changing emphases and agendas. The music industry has changed in recent years, as has governmental involvement in popular music schemes as part of the culture industry. The distinction between the major record labels and the outsider independents has become blurred over time. Popular music, as part of this umbrella of the culture industry, has been progressively globalized and globalizing. The tensions within popular music are now no longer between national cultural identity and popular music, but between the local and the global. This four volume collection examines the changing status of popular music against this background. Simon Frith examines the heritage of popular music, and how technology has changed not only the production but the reception of this brand of sound. The collection examines how the traditional genres of rock, pop and soul have broken down and what has replaced them, as well as showing how this proliferation of musical styles has also splintered the audience of popular music.

How To Do Media And Cultural Studies

Author: Jane Stokes
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446271706
Size: 58.75 MB
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How To Do Media And Cultural Studies from the Author: Jane Stokes. The Second Edition of this student favourite takes readers step-by-step through the theories, processes and methods of each stage of research, from how to create a research question to designing the project and writing it up. It gives students a clear sense of how their own work relates to broader scholarship and inspires understanding of why studying the media matters. Now 20% bigger, new features include: • Brand new chapters on the how and why of researching media and culture • All new case studies spotlighting the international media landscape • Online readings showing how methods get used in real research • Essential new material on ethnography, digital content analysis, online surveys and researching blogs. Perfect for students of all ranges, How to Do Media and Cultural Studies continues to provide the clearest and most accessible guide to media and cultural studies as students embark on their own research.

How To Get A 2 1 In Media Communication And Cultural Studies

Author: Noel R Williams
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761949121
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How To Get A 2 1 In Media Communication And Cultural Studies from the Author: Noel R Williams. How can you succeed in media, communication and cultural studies? How can you sort out your dissertation? This guide defines the field, provides easy tips on being a good learner and supplies a trouble-shooting and problem solving guide for all aspects of your study.

Inside Culture

Author: Nick Couldry
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1847876293
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Inside Culture from the Author: Nick Couldry. Inside Culture offers a fresh and stimulating reassessment of the direction of cultural studies. Nick Couldry argues without apology for cultural studies as a discipline centred around the interrelations of culture and power, with a clear focus on accountable empirical research that deals with the real complexities of contemporary lives - `inside' culture. Chapters discuss the broad conceptual issues around `cultures', `texts', `the self', and the individual. There are detailed discussions of a range of cultural studies authors which demystify the elaborate language of contemporary cultural studies, with suggestions for further thinking at the end of chapters.

Introducing Cultural Studies

Author: Elaine Baldwin
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780131232839
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Introducing Cultural Studies from the Author: Elaine Baldwin. This revised edition of Introducing Cultural Studies gives a systematic overview of the concepts, theories and latest research in the expanding field of Cultural Studies. Reinforcing the interdisciplinary nature of Cultural Studies, the text begins with a presentation of cultural theory and then looks at different dimensions of culture in detail, including coverage of important topics like space, time, politics, the body and visual culture. Introducing Cultural Studies provides undergraduates and postgraduates in a variety of disciplines - including Cultural Studies, English, Geography, Sociology, Social Studies, Communication and Media Studies - with a clear and comprehensible introduction to the field.

New Perspectives In Italian Cultural Studies

Author: Graziella Parati
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 161147566X
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New Perspectives In Italian Cultural Studies from the Author: Graziella Parati. One of two volumes originating from a conference on Italian cultural studies held at Dartmouth College in 2010. The first volume is entitled New perspectives in Italian cultural studies: definitions, theory, and accented practices.

Why Cultural Studies

Author: Gilbert B. Rodman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118941845
Size: 73.62 MB
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Why Cultural Studies from the Author: Gilbert B. Rodman. Why Cultural Studies? is a rallying call for a reinvigoration of the project of cultural studies that provides a critical analysis of its meteoric rise to the academic fore and makes a convincing argument for the pressing need for a renewed investment in, and re-evaluation of, its core ideals. Rodman argues that there are valuable lessons we can learn from cultural studies’ past that have the potential to lead cultural studies to an invigorated and viable future Makes the claim that cultural studies isn’t – and shouldn’t be – solely an academic subject, but open to both academics and non-academics alike Asserts that now more than ever cultural studies has a productive role to play in promoting social justice and building a better world Written by one of the leading figures in the area of cultural studies, and the current Chair of the Association for Cultural Studies


Author: Toby Miller
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415255059
Size: 62.84 MB
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Television from the Author: Toby Miller. Bringing together the most important writings on television in theoretical, historical, empirical and political terms, from the USA and Europe, with significant coverage of other international works, this collection demonstrates television's global significance, as a field of study, to disciplines across both the humanities and social sciences.


Author: Jonathan D. Culler
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415247085
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Deconstruction from the Author: Jonathan D. Culler. It could be argued that deconstruction has to a considerable extent been formed by critical accounts of it. This collection reprints a cross section of these important works, charting the ways in which deconstruction is conceptualized and demonstrating the impact it has had on a wide range of traditions. The essential pieces in this set include writings by Jacques Derrida, Jonathan Culler, Paul de Man, Barbara Johnson, and a wide range of key thinkers in areas as diverse as psychoanalysis, law, gender studies, and architecture. The major themes covered include: * Vol. 1: Part I: "What is Deconstruction?"Part II: "Philosophy"* Vol. 2: Part III: "Literary Criticism"Part IV: "Feminism and Queer Theory"* Vol. 3: Part V: "Psychoanalysis"Part VI: "Religion/Theology"Part VII: "Architecture"* Vol. 4: Part VIII: "Politics"Part IX: "Ethics"