Media and Cultural Studies: KeyWorks (KeyWorks in Cultural Studies Series #2) / Edition 2

Media and Cultural Studies: KeyWorks (KeyWorks in Cultural Studies Series #2) / Edition 2

by Meenakshi Gigi Durham
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405132582

ISBN-13: 9781405132589

Pub. Date: 08/28/2005

Publisher: Wiley

Bringing together a range of core texts into one volume, this acclaimed anthology offers the definitive resource in culture, media, and communication.

  • A fully revised new edition of the bestselling anthology in this dynamic and multidisciplinary field
  • New contributions include essays from Althusser through to Henry Jenkins, and a completely new section
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Overview

Bringing together a range of core texts into one volume, this acclaimed anthology offers the definitive resource in culture, media, and communication.

  • A fully revised new edition of the bestselling anthology in this dynamic and multidisciplinary field
  • New contributions include essays from Althusser through to Henry Jenkins, and a completely new section on Globalization and Social Movements
  • Retains important emphasis on the giant thinkers and “makers” of the field: Gramsci on hegemony; Althusser on ideology; Horkheimer and Adorno on the culture industry; Raymond Williams on Marxist cultural theory; Habermas on the public sphere; McLuhan on media; Chomsky on propaganda; hooks and Mulvey on the subjects of visual pleasure and oppositional gazes
  • Features a substantial critical introduction, short section introductions and full bibliographic citations

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405132589
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Series:
KeyWorks in Cultural Studies Series, #2
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
776
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.75(d)

Table of 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 (Jörgen 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 Eating the Other: Desire and Resistance (bell hooks).

25 British Cultural Studies and the Pitfalls of Identity (Paul Gilroy).

26 Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses (Chandra Talpade Mohanty).

27 Hybrid Cultures, Oblique Powers (Néstor García Canclini).

Part V: The Postmodern Turn and New Media.

Introduction to Part V.

28 The Precession of Simulacra (Jean Baudrillard).

29 Postmodernism, or the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism (Fredric Jameson).

30 Feminism, Postmodernism and the "Real Me" (Angela McRobbie).

31 Postmondern Virtualities (Mark Poster).

32 Quentin Tarantino's Star Wars?: Digital Cinema, Media Convergence, and Participatory Culture (Henry Jenkins).

Part VI: Globalization and Social Movements.

Introduction to Part VI.

33 Disjuncture and the Difference in the Global Culture Economy (Arjun Appadurai).

34 The Global and the Local in International Communications (Annabelle Sreberny).

35 The Process: From Nationalisms to Transnationalisms(Jésus Martín-Barbero).

36 Globalization as Hybridization (Jen Nederveen Pieterse).

37 (Re)Asserting National Television and National Identity Against The Gobal, Regional, and Local Levels of World Television (Joseph Straubhaar).

38 Oppositional Politics and the Internet: A Critical / Reconstructive Approach (Richard Kahn and Douglas M. Kellner).

Acknowledgements.

Index.

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