9781444320657

Cultural Studies: A Practical Introduction

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  • ISBN13:

    9781444320657

  • ISBN10:

    1444320653

  • Format: eBook
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Summary

This hands-on survey introduces students to the diverse fields that comprise cultural studies, from visual culture to popular music and new media. It can be used as a standalone text or is the perfect companion volume to Ryan's Cultural Studies: An Anthology. Provides a comprehensive overview of the field, from cyberculture and digital media to fashion and new formulations of gender identity Includes student exercises and activities for each chapter Teaches cultural analysis through practical examples and application Gives students across disciplines the tools to become practitioners of Cultural Studies and active cultural analysts The perfect companion volume to Ryan's Cultural Studies Anthology (2008)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Policy and Industry
Place, Space, and Geography
Gender and Sexuality
Ideologies
Rhetoric
Ethnicity
Identity, Lifestyle, and Subculture
Consumer Culture and Fashion Studies
Music
Media Studies
Visual Culture
Audience, Performance, and Celebrity
Bodies and Things
Transnationality, Globalization, and Postcoloniality
Index
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