From Class Struggle to the Politics of Pleasure: The Effects of Gramscianism on Cultural Studies

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Overview

David Harris examines the rise of cultural studies and evaluates its strengths and weaknesses. In doing so he raises searching questions about its originality and political motivation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415062244
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/19/1993
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

Author's note
Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
1 The Context: Breaking Into Marxism 7
2 Floating Signifiers 30
3 Struggle and Education 48
4 Youth and Symbolic Politics 77
5 The Crisis and Its Consequences 96
6 The Mass Media: Politics and Popularity 112
7 Positioning, Pleasure, and the Media Audience 129
8 Leisure, Pleasure, Sport and Tourism 147
9 Gramscian Politics 174
10 Conclusion 195
Bibliography 206
Name index 215
Subject index 219
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