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Author: Omayra Zaragoza Cruz; Raiford Guins
Publisher: London : SAGE, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats

A comprehensive collection of writings on popular culture to explain and inspire!Popular Culture: A Reader helps students understand the role of popular culture and the processes that constitute it  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Omayra Zaragoza Cruz; Raiford Guins
ISBN: 0761974717 9780761974710 0761974725 9780761974727
OCLC Number: 254145687
Description: x, 549 Seiten ; 25 cm
Contents: Entangling the Popular: An Introduction to Popular Culture - Omayra Cruz & Raiford Guins Part I: Delineating: Culture-Mass-Popular'Culture' and 'Masses' - Raymond WilliamsMass Civilization and Minority Culture - F R LeavisA Theory of Mass Culture - Dwight MacdonaldFemininity as Mas[s]querade: A Feminist Approach to Mass Culture - Tania ModleskiThe Popular - Morag ShiachNotes on Deconstructing 'The Popular' - Stuart Hall'Pueblo Pueblo': Popular Culture in Time - Juan FloresPart II: Commodifying: The Commodity, Culture and Social LifeThe Fetishism of Commodities and the Secret Thereof - Karl MarxThe Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction - Walter BenjaminCulture Industry Reconsidered - Theodor W AdornoThe Commodity as Spectacle - Guy DebordReification And Utopia in Mass Culture - Fredric JamesonIntroduction to The Politics of Culture in the Shadow of Late Capital - Lisa Lowe & David LloydPart III: Marketing: Socio-Economic Considerations of Popular CultureTommy Hilfiger in the Age of Mass Customization - Paul SmithAmerica's Paradox - Ellis CashmoreTraveling Barbie: Indian Transnationality and New Consumer Culture - Inderpal GrewalCorporate Disney in Action - Janet WaskoHow Tiger Lost His Stripes: Post-Nationalist American Studies as a History of Race, Migration, and the Commodification of Culture - Henry YuPart IV: Practicing: Popular Tastes & Ways of ConsumingPopular Discrimination - John Fiske(Male) Desire and (Female) Disgust: Reading Hustler - Laura KipnisSymbolic Creativity - Paul WillisStar Trek: Rerun, Reread, Rewritten - Fan Writing as Textual Poaching - Henry JenkinsSleaze Mania, Euro-Trash, and High Art: The Place of European Art Films in American Low Culture - Joan HawkinsPart V: Voicing: Identities and ArticulationWhat is this 'Black' in Black Popular Culture? - Stuart HallBombay, U.K., Yuba City: Bhangra Music and the Engendering of Diaspora - Gayatri GopinathThe Face of America and the State of Emergency - Lauren BerlantPedro Zamora's Real World of Counterpublicity: Performing an Ethics of the Self - Jose Esteban MunozLooking for My Penis: The Eroticized Asian in Gay Video Porn - Richard FungPart VI: Styling: Subculture and Popular Performance Subculture - Dick HebdigeSecond-Hand Dresses and the Role of the Ragmarket - Angela McRobbieThe Media Development of 'Subcultures' (Or the Sensational Story of Acid House) - Sarah ThorntonA Style Nobody Can Deal With: Politics, style and the Postindustrial City in Hip Hop - Tricia RoseIf I Had a Dick: Queers, Punks, and Alternative Acts - Cynthia FuchsDrag Kings: Masculinity and Performance - Judith HalberstamPart VII: Locating: Space, Place, and PowerWalking in the City - Michel de CerteauSeance, Tricknowlogy, Skateboarding, and the Space of Youth - Michael Nevin WillardStraight Out the Barrio: Ozomatli and the Importance of Place in the Formation of Chicano/a Popular Culture in Los Angeles - Victor Hugo ViescaWearing Your Art on Your Sleeve: Notes Towards a Diaspora History of Black Ephemera - Paul GilroyDiasporic Noise: History, Hip Hop, and the Post-Clonial Politics of Sound - George LipsitzHead-Hunting on the Internet: Identity Tourism, Avatars, and Racial Passing in Textual and Graphic Chat Spaces - Lisa Nakamura
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