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Cultural Theory and Popular Culture By John Storey

Cultural Theory and Popular Culture
by John Storey

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This text brings together theories on popular culture including: what popular culture is; the "culture and civilisation" tradition; structuralism and post-structuralism; Marxisms; gender and sexuality; postmodernism; and the politics of culture.
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Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction by John Storey

In this third edition of his successful introduction to cultural theory and popular culture, John Storey has extensively revised the text throughout. As before, the book presents a clear and critical survey of competing theoriesof and various approaches to popular culture. In addition to the theories and approaches discussed in the the first two editions, there is a new section issues involved in the on Queer Theory. Four earlier sections have been extended, with new material on Reading Romance, Reading WomenA A's Magazines, Feminism as Social Practice, MenA A's Studies and Masculinities. Illustrations have been added. Retaining the accessible approach of the the first two editions, and using relevant and appropriate examples from the texts and practices of popular culture, this new edition is bound to remain a favourite with students and lecturers alike.

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Table of Contents

" Each chapter ends with a Further Reading section " *What is Popular culture?Culture Ideology Popular Culture Popular, Culture as O"ther" *The 'Culture and Civilisation' Tradition Matthew Arnold Leavisism, Mass Culture in America: the Post-war Debate The Culture of Other People *Culturalism Richard Hoggart: "The Uses of Literacy, "Raymond Williams: 'The Analysis of Culture', E.P. Thompson: "The Making of the English Working Class, "Stuart Hall and Paddy Whannel: "The Popular Arts, "The Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies *Structuralism and Post- Structualism Ferdinand de Saussure, Claude Levi-Strauss, Will Wright and the American Western, Roland Barthes: "Mythologies, "Post-structuralism Jacques Derrida Jacques Lacan Discourse and Power: Michel Foucault and Edward Said *Marxisms, Classical Marxism The Frankfurt School Althusserianism Neo-Gramsican Cultural Studies, Popular Culture and the Carnivalesque *Gender and Sexuality, Feminisms Popular Film, Cine-psychoanalysts and Cultural Studies, Reading Romance "Watching Dallas, "Reading Women's Magazines, Feminism as Social Practice Men's Studies and Masculinities, Queer Theory *Postmodernism The Postmodern Condition, Postmodernism in the 1960s Jean-Francois Lyotard, Jean Baudrillard, Fredric Jameson, Postmodern Pop Music Postmodernism and the Pluralism of Value, *The Politics of the Popular A Paradigm Crisis in Cultural Studies? The Cultural Field, The Economic Field, Hegemony Revisited, The Ideology of Mass Culture, "Journals on Cultural Theory and Popular Culture Cultural Theory and Popular Culture" "Websites Notes Index "

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Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction by John Storey
John Storey
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