Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction

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University of Georgia Press, 2006 - Social Science - 191 pages
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In this new edition of his widely adopted "Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction," John Storey has extensively revised the text throughout. Like previous editions, the book presents a clear and critical survey of competing theories of, and various approaches to, popular culture.

New to this edition: Extensively revised, rewritten, and updatedImproved and expanded content throughout including a new chapter on psychoanalysis and a new section on post-Marxism and the global postmodernCloser explicit links to the new edition companion reader "Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: A Reader"More illustrative diagrams and imagesFully revised, improved, and updated companion web site

Ideal for courses in: cultural studiesmedia studiescommunication studiessociology of culturepopular culturevisual studiescultural criticism


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Storey gives a very interesting look at the developments in cultural theory regarding popular culture over the past century, from early movements like Leavisism through to modern Marxist and post ... Read full review


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John Storey is a professor of cultural studies and director of the Centre for Research in Media and Cultural Studies, University of Sunderland, England. He is also a visiting professor at the universities of Henan and Wuhan in China. Storey has published widely in cultural studies; his six books include Cultural Studies and the Study of Popular Culture (Georgia). His work has been translated into Chinese, German, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Spanish, Swedish, and Ukrainian.

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