Understanding Popular Culture

Understanding Popular Culture

by John Fiske
     
 

What is popular culture? How does it differ from mass culture? And what does popular "text" reveal about class, race, and gender dynamics in a society? In this bestselling work, Prof. Fiske takes a new approach to studying cultural artifacts.

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What is popular culture? How does it differ from mass culture? And what does popular "text" reveal about class, race, and gender dynamics in a society? In this bestselling work, Prof. Fiske takes a new approach to studying cultural artifacts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780044454380
Publisher:
Routledge
Publication date:
09/28/1989
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction The Jeaning of America Commodities and Culture Productive Pleasures Offensive Bodies and Carnival Pleasures Popular Texts Popular Discrimination Politics References Index

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