Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction / Edition 4

Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction / Edition 4

by John Storey
     
 

"In this fifth edition of his successful Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction, John Storey has extensively revised the text throughout. As before, the book presents a clear and critical survey of competing theories of and various approaches to popular culture. Retaining the accessible approach of previous editions, and using relevant and… See more details below

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"In this fifth edition of his successful Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction, John Storey has extensively revised the text throughout. As before, the book presents a clear and critical survey of competing theories of and various approaches to popular culture. Retaining the accessible approach of previous editions, and using relevant and appropriate examples from the texts and practices of popular culture, this new edition remains a key introduction to the area." The new edition remains essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students of cultural studies, media studies, communication studies, the sociology of culture, popular culture and other related subjects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820328393
Publisher:
University of Georgia Press
Publication date:
03/25/2006
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

1 What is popular culture? 1

2 The 'culture and civilization' tradition 17

3 Culturalism 37

4 Marxisms 59

5 Psychoanalysis 91

6 Structuralism and post-structuralism 111

7 Gender and sexuality 135

8 'Race', racism and representation 167

9 Postmodernism 181

10 The politics of the popular 213

Notes 237

Bibliography 241

Index 253

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