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Culture and society : an introduction to cultural studies

Author: David Oswell
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2006.
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Grounding the reader in the foundations of cultural studies and cultural theory, David Oswell analyzes the central problems in the discipline: identity, body, economy, globalization and empire, and introduces the latest developments on materiality, agency, technology and nature. Culture and Society is an invaluable guide for students navigating the dynamic debates and intellectual challenges of cultural studies. Its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oswell, David.
Culture and society.
London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2006
(DLC) 2007270626
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Oswell
ISBN: 9781847877536 1847877532 9781446215449 144621544X 1281239852 9781281239853
OCLC Number: 290534745
Description: 1 online resource (246 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 --
Introduction: From the Beginning; Chapter 2 --
Semiosis: From Representation to Translation; Chapter 3 --
Power: From Ideology to Government; Chapter 4 --
Popular Culture: From People to Multitude; Chapter 5 --
Identity: Between Subject and Object; Chapter 6 --
Body: Between Nature and Technology; Chapter 7 --
Economy: Between Structure and Network; Chapter 8 --
World: Between Globe and Empire; Chapter 9 --
Ethics: By Way of a Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: David Oswell.
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