Cultural Studies: Theory and Practice
"Chris Barker is a trustworthy field guide for those new to cultural studies."
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This is the perfect book for any student needing a vibrant, comprehensive introduction to cultural studies. An essential companion for all undergraduate students embarking on a cultural studies course or module.
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1 An Introduction to Cultural Studies
2 Questions of Culture and Ideology
The Linguistic Turn in Cultural Studies
4 Biology the Body and Culture
The Changing Context of Cultural Studies
5 A New World Disorder?
6 Enter Postmodernism
7 Issues of Subjectivity and Identity
8 Ethnicity Race and Nation
9 Sex Subjectivity and Representation