The SAGE Dictionary of Cultural Studies

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SAGE, Jun 9, 2004 - Social Science - 211 pages
`A scholarly lexicon and stimulating "rough guide" for cultural studies as it confronts and navigates the shifting sands of past, present and future' - Tim O'Sullivan, Head of Media and Cultural Production, De Montfort University

`I'm certain undergraduate and postgraduate readers will consider the Dictionary to be a highly useful resource. Taken together, the definitions provide a effective overview of the field' - Stuart Allan, Reader in Cultural Studies, University of the West of England, Bristol

`Any student wishing to acquaint her or himself with the field of cultural studies will find this an enormously useful book' - Joke Hermes, Editor, European Journal of Cultural Studies and Lecturer in Television Studies, University of Amsterdam

Containing over 200 entries on key concepts and theorists, the Dictionary provides an unparalled guide to the terrain of cultural studies. The definitions are authoritative, stimulating and written in an accessible style. There are up-to-date entries on new concepts and innovative approaches.

An ideal teaching and research resource, the Dicitionary can also be used as a companion to Chris Barker's highly successful Cultural Studies: Theory and Practice (Second Edition, SAGE, 2003) and in conjunction with his Making Sense of Cultural Studies (SAGE, 2002)

 

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Contents

Active audience
1
Antiessentialism
7
Baudrillard Jean
13
Canon
19
Code
27
De Certeau Michel
47
Difference
53
Enlightenment the
59
Hartley John
83
Homology
87
Kellner Douglas
105
Logocentricism
111
Marxism
113
Meme
120
Moral panic
126
Nationstate
132

Experience
65
Foundationalism
71
Glocalization
77
Oedipus complex
138
Place
144
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About the author (2004)

Chris Barker is a teacher and researcher with over 25 years experience. He has worked in a number of schools and universities in both England and Australia. He is currently Associate Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia. Chris is the author of six previous books that are linked together by an interest in culture, meaning and communication. At present he is exploring questions of emotion in contemporary cultural life.

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