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Cultural Studies Theory and Practice

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ISBN-10: 0761957758

ISBN-13: 9780761957751

Edition: 2000

Authors: Chris Barker

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This comprehensive, self-contained introduction to the theory, practice and core issues of cultural studies focuses on particular issues of contemporary interest, including ideology, language, gender, race and identity.
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Book details

List price: $38.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 5/15/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 7.17" wide x 9.69" long
Weight: 1.804
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.

Foreword by Paul Willis
Foundations Of Cultural Studies
An Introduction to Cultural Studies
Central Problems in Cultural Studies
Questions Of Culture
Questions of Culture and Ideology
Culture, Meaning, Knowledge
The Linguistic Turn in Cultural Studies
Biology, Evolution 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
Cultural Space and Urban Place
Youth, Style and Resistance
Cultural Politics and Cultural Policy