Cultural Studies Theory and Practice

ISBN-10: 1412924162

ISBN-13: 9781412924160

Edition: 3rd 2008

List price: $64.00
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Chris Barker??'s best-selling Cultural Studies has established itself as the leading undergraduate introduction to cultural studies. This Third Edition takes the student through all they need to know: the theoretical foundations and developments of cultural studies and the questions that occupy the field today, from the multiple meanings of ???culture??? itself to ideology, language, subjectivity, sex, space, race, media, the urban, youth and resistance. With its concise, accessible definitions, stimulating activities, checked ???key points???, chapter summaries, and an expanded glossary, it is an indispensable tool for students and instructors alike. Key Features of the Third Edition: Includes a new chapter on electronic media and ???digital culture???Provides major additions of material on the creative industries, culture jamming, new feminism and ???raunch culture??? and globalizationPresents all-new photographs with pedagogic activitiesOffers biographical snapshots of key figures in cultural studies This book is now even more the best-value one-stop shop for cultural studies.
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List price: $64.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 1/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 552
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Chris Barker has been a teacher and researcher with over 25 years experience. He has worked in a number of schools and universities in both England and Australia. He is currently Associate Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia. Chris is the author of six previous books that are linked together by an interest in culture, meaning and communication. At present he is exploring questions of emotion in contemporary cultural life.

Culture and Cultural Studies
An Introduction to Cultural Studies
Questions of Culture and Ideology
Culture, Meaning, Knowledge
The Linguistic Turn in Cultural Studies
Biology and Culture
Questions of Reductionism and Complexity
The Changing Context of Cultural Studies
A New World Disorder?
Enter Postmodernism
Sites of Cultural Studies
Issues of Subjectivity and Identity
Ethnicity, Race and Nation
Sex, Subjectivity and Representation
Television, Texts and Audiences
Digital Media Culture
Cultural Space and Urban Place
Youth, Style and Resistance
Cultural Politics and Cultural Policy
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