Understanding Popular Culture / Edition 1

Understanding Popular Culture / Edition 1

by John Fiske, Fiske John
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415078768

ISBN-13: 9780415078764

Pub. Date: 08/28/1989

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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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Overview

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:
9780415078764
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/1989
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.42(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.57(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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