Deconstructing Popular Culture
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Deconstructing Popular Culture

by Paul Bowman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 023054536X

ISBN-13: 9780230545366

Pub. Date: 09/15/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Deconstruction thrives on uncertainty, which is often baffling for newcomers. Applying complex theory to recognisable examples from pop music, TV, film, books and newspapers, Paul Bowman clearly unpicks the ideas of deconstruction. This book shows all students of Cultural Studies how to use deconstruction to read and make sense of culture today.

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Deconstruction thrives on uncertainty, which is often baffling for newcomers. Applying complex theory to recognisable examples from pop music, TV, film, books and newspapers, Paul Bowman clearly unpicks the ideas of deconstruction. This book shows all students of Cultural Studies how to use deconstruction to read and make sense of culture today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230545366
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/15/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Deconstructing Popular Music
The Undecidability of the Popular
Deconstructing Identity
Fetishes and Fixations: Popular Politics
Counter Culture
Who moved my worth? Managing Self Help
Other-Wise Popular: Popular Representations of the Other
Conclusion: Deconstructing Cultural Studies

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