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An Introduction to Studying Popular Culture By Dominic Strinati

An Introduction to Studying Popular Culture

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An Introduction to Studying Popular Culture presents a critical assessment of the major ways in which popular culture has been interpreted, and suggests how it may be more usefully studied.
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An Introduction to Studying Popular Culture by Dominic Strinati

How can we study popular culture? What makes 'popular culture' popular? Is popular culture important? What influence does it have?
An Introduction to Studying Popular Culture provides a clear and comprehensive answer to these questions. It presents a critical assessment of the major ways in which popular culture has been interpreted, and suggests how it may be more usefully studied.
Dominic Strinati uses the examples of cinema and television to show how we can understand popular culture from sociological and historical perspectives.

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About Dominic Strinati


Dominic Strinati is a lecturer in Sociology at the University of Leicester. He is the author of An Introduction to Theories of Popular Culture (Routledge, 1995) and co-editor (with Stephen Wagg) of Come on Down: Popular Media Culture in Post-War Britain.

Table of Contents


Popular cinema - the Hollywood system; popular cinema - Hollywood narrative and film genres; the gangster film; the horror film; film noir; popular television - citizenship, consumerism, and television in the UK; the television audience; popular televsion genres; popular television and post-modernism.

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GOR010666264
An Introduction to Studying Popular Culture by Dominic Strinati
Dominic Strinati
Used - Like New
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2000-07-06
290
0415157676
9780415157674
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