Doing Cultural Studies: The Story of the Sony Walkman / Edition 1

Doing Cultural Studies: The Story of the Sony Walkman / Edition 1

by Paul du Gay, Stuart Hall, Keith Negus, Hugh Mackay
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761954023

ISBN-13: 9780761954026

Pub. Date: 02/10/1997

Publisher: SAGE Publications

In recent years 'culture' has become a central concern in a wide range of fields and disciplines. This book introduces the main substantive and theoretical strands of this 'turn to culture' through the medium of a particular case study: that of the Sony Walkman. Using the example of the Walkman, the book indicates how and why cultural practices and institutions

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Overview

In recent years 'culture' has become a central concern in a wide range of fields and disciplines. This book introduces the main substantive and theoretical strands of this 'turn to culture' through the medium of a particular case study: that of the Sony Walkman. Using the example of the Walkman, the book indicates how and why cultural practices and institutions have come to play such a crucial part in our lives, and introduces some of the central ideas, concepts and methods of analysis involved in conducting cultural studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761954026
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/10/1997
Series:
Culture, Media and Identities Series, #1
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Making Sense of the Walkman
The Production of the Sony Walkman
Designing the Walkman
Articulating Production and Consumption
Sony as a Global Firm
Consuming the Walkman
Regulating the Walkman
Selected Readings

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