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Revised and updated with a special emphasis on innovations in social media, the second edition of Media and Cultural Studies: Keyworks stands as the most popular and highly acclaimed anthology in the dynamic and multidisciplinary field of cultural studies.
  • Features several new readings with a special emphasis on topics relating to new media, social networking, feminist media theory, and globalization
  • Includes updated introductory editorials and enhanced treatment of social media such as Twitter and YouTube
  • New contributors include Janice Radway, Patricia Hill-Collins, Leah A. Lievrouw, Danah M. Boyd, Nicole B. Ellison, and Gloria Anzaldúa
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631220954
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/16/2001
  • Series: KeyWorks in Cultural Studies Series , #2
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 656
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 9.96 (h) x 2.12 (d)

Meet the Author

Meenakshi Gigi Durham is Associate Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Iowa. She has published widely on feminist media studies and related critical approaches, especially those of race, class, and sexuality. She is the author of The Lolita Effect (2008).

Douglas M. Kellner is George Kneller Chair in the Philosophy of Education at UCLA and is the author of many books on social theory, politics, history, and culture, including Television and the Crisis of Democracy (1990); The Persian Gulf TV War (1992); Media Culture (1995); Media Spectacle (2003); From 9/11 to Terror War: the Dangers of the Bush Legacy (2003); and Cinema Wars: Hollywood Film and Politics in the Bush-Cheney Era (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009).

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Table of Contents

Contents Preface to the Revised Edition Adventures in Media and Culture Studies: Introducing the Keyworks (Douglas M. Kellner and Meenakshi Gigi Durham)

Part I: Culture, Ideology and Hegemony
Introduction to Part I
1 The Ruling Class and the Ruling Ideas (Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels)
2 (i) History of the Subaltern Classes; (ii) The Concept of "Ideology"; Cultural Themes: Ideological Material (Antonio Gramsci)
3 The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction (Walter Benjamin)
4 The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception (Max Horkheimer and Theodor W. Adorno)
5 The Public Sphere: An Encyclopedia Article (Jürgen Habermas)
6 Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses (Notes Towards an Investigation) (Louis Althusser)

Part II: Social Life and Cultural Studies
Introduction to Part II
7 (i) Operation Margarine; (ii) Myth Today (Roland Barthes)
8 The Medium is the Message (Marshall McLuhan)
9 The Commodity as Spectacle (Guy Debord)
10 Introduction: Instructions on How to Become a General in the Disneyland Club (Ariel Dorfman and Armand Mattelart)
11 Base and Superstructure in Marxist Cultural Theory (Raymond Williams)
12 (i) From Culture to Hegemony; (ii) Subculture: The Unnatural Break (Dick Hebdige)
13 Encoding / Decoding (Stuart Hall)
14 On the Politics of Empirical Audience Research (Ien Ang)

Part III: Political Economy
Introduction to Part III
15 Contribution to a Political Economy of Mass-Communication (Nicholas Garnham)
16 On the Audience Commodity and its Work (Dallas W. Smythe)
17 A Propaganda Model (Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky)
18 Not Yet the Post-Imperialist Era (Herbert I. Schiller)
19 Gendering the Commodity Audience: Critical Media Research, Feminism, and Political Economy (Eileen R. Meehan)
20 (i) Introduction; (ii) The Aristocracy of Culture (Pierre Bourdieu)
21 On Television (Pierre Bourdieu)

Part IV: The Politics of Representation
Introduction to Part IV
22 Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema (Laura Mulvey)
23 Stereotyping (Richard Dyer)
24 The Readers and Their Romances, (Janice Radway)
25 Eating the Other: Desire and Resistance (bell hooks)
26 Booty Call: Sex, Violence, and Images of Black Masculinity (Patricia Hill-Collins)
27 British Cultural Studies and the Pitfalls of Identity (Paul Gilroy)
28 Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses (Chandra Talpade Mohanty)
29 Hybrid Cultures, Oblique Powers (Néstor García Canclini)

Part V: The Postmodern Turn, New Media, and Social Networking
Introduction to Part V
30 The Precession of Simulacra (Jean Baudrillard)
31 Postmodernism, or the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism (Fredric Jameson)
32 Feminism, Postmodernism and the "Real Me" (Angela McRobbie)
33 Postmondern Virtualities (Mark Poster)
34 Quentin Tarantino’s Star Wars?: Digital Cinema, Media Convergence, and Participatory Culture (Henry Jenkins)
35 “Alternative and Activist New Media: A Genre Framework.” (Leah A. Lievrouw)
36 “Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship” (Danah M. Boyd and Nicole B. Ellison)

Part VI: Globalization and Social Movements
Introduction to Part VI
37 Disjuncture and the Difference in the Global Culture Economy (Arjun Appadurai)
38 The Global and the Local in International Communications (Annabelle Sreberny)
39 The Homeland/Azatlán (Gloria Anzaldúa)
40 The Process: From Nationalisms to Transnationalisms (Jésus Martín-Barbero)
41 Globalization as Hybridization (Jen Nederveen Pieterse)
42 (Re)Asserting National Television and National Identity Against The Gobal, Regional, and Local Levels of World Television (Joseph Straubhaar)
43 Oppositional Politics and the Internet: A Critical / Reconstructive Approach (Richard Kahn and Douglas M. Kellner)
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    excellent book by the reverend pat robertson

    this book helps to understand how the liberal media trys to make kids into gays.

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