Cultural Studies: A Critical Introduction

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Taylor & Francis, Dec 17, 2004 - Social Science - 240 pages
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Cultural Studies: A Critical Introduction is a wide-ranging and stimulating introduction to the history and theory of Cultural Studies from Leavisism, through the era of the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, to the global nature of contemporary Cultural Studies. Cultural Studies: A Critical Introduction begins with an introduction to the field and its theoretical history and then presents a series of short essays on key areas of Cultural Studies, designed to provoke discussion and raise questions. Each thematic section examines and explains a key topic within Cultural Studies.
Sections include:
* the discipline
* time
* space
* media and the public sphere
* identity
* sexuality and gender
* value

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User Review  - Linda - Goodreads

This is a well written overview of of cultural studies that highlights the key issues and debates. Highly recommended as a first guide introduction to this interesting field of study. Read full review

About the author (2004)

Simon During is a Professor in the English department at John Hopkins University. He has published widely in the field of Cultural Studies. His latest publication is Modern Enchantments: The Cultural Power of Secular Magic (Harvard University Press, 2004)

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