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Cultural Studies And Communication

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A companion volume to the best-selling Mass Media and Society. this collection provides a lively and authoritative introduction to cultural studies, written by some of the most influential scholars and researchers in the field. It offers a critical guided tour of the key debates raised by feminism, postmodernism, the politics of identity, and theories of ideology. It goes beyond a narrow definition of cultural studies in terms of the audience to consider the entire communication circuit from production to ...
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Overview


A companion volume to the best-selling Mass Media and Society. this collection provides a lively and authoritative introduction to cultural studies, written by some of the most influential scholars and researchers in the field. It offers a critical guided tour of the key debates raised by feminism, postmodernism, the politics of identity, and theories of ideology. It goes beyond a narrow definition of cultural studies in terms of the audience to consider the entire communication circuit from production to consumption within a wider theoretical framework.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780340614174
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Series: A Hodder Arnold Publication
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.85 (d)

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all at Goldsmith's College, London
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Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Acknowledgements
General Introduction 1
1 Signification, Representation, Ideology: Althusser and the Post-Structuralist Debates 11
2 British Cultural Studies and the Pitfalls of Identity 35
3 Postmodernism: The Rough Guide 50
4 The Impossible Object: Towards a Sociology of the Sublime 66
5 Subject to Change without Notice: Psychology, Postmodernity and the Popular 96
6 Rethinking Mass Communications 119
7 More!: New Sexualities in Girls' and Women's Magazines 172
8 Rethinking Popular Music after Rock and Soul 195
9 Approaches to the New Hollywood 213
10 Feminism, Technology and Representation 229
11 The New Revisionism in Mass Communication Research: A Reappraisal 256
12 Populism, Revisionism and the 'New' Audience Research 279
13 (i) Media Dialogue: A Reply 294
(ii) Media Dialogue: Reading the Readings of the Readings... 300
14 Feminism and Media Consumption 306
15 Popular Culture and the Eroticization of Little Girls 323
16 Ethnography, Anthropology and Cultural Studies: Links and Connections 334
Index 359
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