Postmodernism and Popular Culture

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Taylor & Francis, Jan 14, 2004 - Social Science - 240 pages
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Postmodernism and Popular Culture brings together eleven recent essays by Angela McRobbie in a collection which deals with the issues which have dominated cultural studies over the last ten years.
A key theme is the notion of postmodernity as a space for social change and political potential. McRobbie explores everyday life as a site of immense social and psychic complexity to which she argues that cultural studies scholars must return through ethnic and empirical work; the sound of living voices and spoken language. She also argues for feminists working in the field to continue to question the place and meaning of feminist theory in a postmodern society. In addition, she examines the new youth cultures as images of social change and signs of profound social transformation.
Bringing together complex ideas about cultural studies today in a lively and accessible format, Angela McRobbie's new collection will be of immense value to all teachers and students of the subject.

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User Review  - Musa - Goodreads

This was my first book on popular culture and let me have my first awakening in 1996. I strongly recommend it despite the fact that it might be little bit outdated right now in terms of the examples used in the book. Still worthy of spending some time. Read full review

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User Review  - Jamie - Goodreads

McRobbie's work isn't always easy to read, but her contributions are crucial. McRobbie manages to make postmodernism not only graspable, but she makes it practical. Her critiques of postmodernism and ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Angela McRobbie is Professor of Communications at Goldsmiths College, London, and her recent books include: "British Fashion Design" (Routledge, 1998), " In the Culture Society", (Routledge, 1999), and "Feminism and Youth Culture: Second Edition" (Palgrave, 2000)

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