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Cultural theory

Author: Tim Edwards
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2007.
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"Written by some of the leading thinkers in the field, the book is an excellent resource for longstanding and contemporary issues in cultural theory. Comprehensive and well-written"--David Oswell, Goldsmiths College. This timely volume provides a framework for understanding the cultural turn in terms of the classical legacy, contemporary cultural theory and cultural analysis. It reveals the significance of Marxist  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cultural theory.
London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2007
(OCoLC)149087044
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Edwards
ISBN: 9781848607521 1848607520
OCLC Number: 313787775
Description: 1 online resource (x, 284 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cultural analysis in Marxist humanism / John Scott --
Georg Simmel / Chris Rojek --
The Frankfurt school / Douglas Kellner --
Stuart Hall and the Birmingham school / Chris Rojek --
Giddens and cultural analysis : absent word and central concept / John Scott --
Zygmunt Bauman, culture and sociology / Peter Beilharz --
Foucault : interpretive analytics and the constitution of the social / Tim May and Jason Powell --
Framing Bourdieu / Derek Robbins --
"Speculation to the death" : Jean Baudrillard's theoretical violence / William Merrin --
Reconceptualizing representation and identity : issues of transculturalism and transnationalism in the intersection of feminism and cultural sociology / Ann Brooks --
Feminist knowledge and socio-cultural research : ethno-mimesis, feminist praxis and the visual turn / Maggie O'Neill --
Popular music / Eamonn Carrabine --
Cultural citizenship : questions of consumerism, consumption and policy / Nick Stevenson.
Responsibility: edited by Tim Edwards.

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Provides a framework for understanding the cultural turn in terms of the classical legacy, contemporary cultural theory, and cultural analysis. This book reveals the significance of Marxist humanism,  Read more...

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