Cultural Studies: Theory and Practice / Edition 4
  • Alternative view 1 of Cultural Studies: Theory and Practice / Edition 4
  • Alternative view 2 of Cultural Studies: Theory and Practice / Edition 4

Cultural Studies: Theory and Practice / Edition 4

by Chris Barker
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0857024809

ISBN-13: 9780857024800

Pub. Date: 01/30/2012

Publisher: SAGE Publications

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’

Overview

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 globalization
  • Presents all-new photographs with pedagogic activities
  • Offers biographical snapshots of key figures in cultural studies

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857024800
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/30/2012
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
552
Sales rank:
1,094,180
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF CULTURAL STUDIES

An Introduction to Cultural Studies

Questions of Culture and Ideology

Culture, Meaning, Knowledge

PART TWO: THE CHANGING CONTEXT OF CULTURAL STUDIES

A New World Disorder?

Enter Postmodernism

PART THREE: 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

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >