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Popular Culture A Reader

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ISBN-10: 0761974725

ISBN-13: 9780761974727

Edition: 2005

Authors: Raiford A. Guins, Omayra Zaragoza Cruz

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Providing a comprehensive collection of classic and current papers on popular culture, this volume includes key works from Adorno to Williams, as well as a wide range of international perspectives that engage with the dynamic changes that combine to generate popular culture today.
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List price: $89.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 5/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.398

Raiford Guins is Associate Professor of Culture and Technology at Stony Brook University. He is also founding principal editor of the Journal of Visual Culture and curator of the William A. Higinbotham Game Studies Collection.

Entangling the Popular: An Introduction to Popular Culture
A Reader
Delineating: Culture-Mass-Popular
Introduction
'Culture' and 'Masses'
Mass Civilization and Minority Culture
A Theory of Mass Culture
Femininity as Mas[s]querade
A Feminist Approach to Mass Culture
The Popular
Notes on Deconstructing 'The Popular'
'Pueblo Pueblo'
Popular Culture in Time
Commodifying: The Commodity, Culture and Social Life
The Fetishism of Commodities and the Secret Thereof
The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
Culture Industry Reconsidered
The Commodity as Spectacle
Reification And Utopia in Mass Culture
Introduction to The Politics of Culture in the Shadow of Late Capital
Marketing: Socio-Economic Considerations of Popular Culture
Tommy Hilfiger in the Age of Mass Customization
America's Paradox
Traveling Barbie
Indian Transnationality and New Consumer Culture
Corporate Disney in Action
How Tiger Lost His Stripes
Post-Nationalist American Studies as a History of Race, Migration, and the Commodification of Culture
Practicing: Popular Tastes & Ways of Consuming
Introduction
Popular Discrimination
(Male) Desire and (Female) Disgust
Reading Hustler
Symbolic Creativity
Star Trek
Rerun, Reread, Rewritten
Fan Writing as Textual Poaching
Sleaze Mania, Euro-Trash, and High Art
The Place of European Art Films in American Low Culture
Voicing: Identities and Articulation
What is this 'Black' in Black Popular Culture?
Bombay, U.K., Yuba City
Bhangra Music and the Engendering of Diaspora
The Face of America and the State of Emergency
Pedro Zamora's Real World of Counterpublicity
Performing an Ethics of the Self
Looking for My Penis
The Eroticized Asian in Gay Video Porn
Styling: Subculture and Popular Performance
Subculture
Second-Hand Dresses and the Role of the Ragmarket
The Media Development of 'Subcultures'
(Or the Sensational Story of 'Acid House')
A Style Nobody Can Deal With
Politics, Style and the Postindustrial City in Hip Hop
If I Had a Dick
Queers, Punks, and Alternative Acts
Drag Kings
Masculinity and Performance
Locating: Space, Place, and Power
Walking in the City
Seance, Tricknowlogy, Skateboarding, and the Space of Youth
Straight Out the Barrio
Ozomatli and the Importance of Place in the Formation of Chicano/a Popular Culture in Los Angeles
Wearing Your Art on Your Sleeve
Notes Towards a Diaspora History of Black Ephemera
Diasporic Noise
History, Hip Hop, and the Post-Clonial Politics of Sound
Head-Hunting on the Internet
Identity Tourism, Avatars, and Racial Passing in Textual and Graphic Chat Spaces