Postmodern Semiotics: Material Culture and the Forms of Postmodern Life

Postmodern Semiotics: Material Culture and the Forms of Postmodern Life

by Mark Gottdiener
     
 

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The postmodern turn which has energized the field of cultural analysis today is illuminated here in Mark Gottdiener's analysis of material culture (from shopping malls to theme parks to fashion and music) from a semiotic perspective. His "socio-semiotics" brings empirical study to postmodern theory in a way which both challenges the orthodoxies of academic… See more details below

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The postmodern turn which has energized the field of cultural analysis today is illuminated here in Mark Gottdiener's analysis of material culture (from shopping malls to theme parks to fashion and music) from a semiotic perspective. His "socio-semiotics" brings empirical study to postmodern theory in a way which both challenges the orthodoxies of academic postmodernism and offers a fresh new approach.

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ISBN-13:
9780631192169
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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