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Douglas M. Kellner is George Kneller Chair in the Philosophy of Education at UCLA and is the author of many books on social theory, politics, history, and culture, including Television and the Crisis of Democracy (1990); The Persian Gulf TV War (1992); Media Culture (1995); Media Spectacle (2003); From 9/11 to Terror War: the Dangers of the Bush Legacy (2003); and Cinema Wars: Hollywood Film and Politics in the Bush-Cheney Era (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009).
Table of Contents
|Preface to the Second Edition||p. ix|
|About the Editors||p. xi|
|Adventures in Media and Cultural Studies: Introducing the KeyWorks||p. 1|
|Culture, Ideology, And Hegemony|
|Introduction to Part I||p. 27|
|The Ruling Class and the Ruling Ideas||p. 31|
|(i) History of the Subaltern Classes; (ii) The Concept of “Ideology”; (iii) Cultural Themes: Ideological Material||p. 34|
|The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction||p. 37|
|The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception||p. 53|
|The Public Sphere: An Encyclopedia Article||p. 75|
|Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses (Notes Towards an Investigation)||p. 80|
|Social Life And Cultural Studies|
|Introduction to Part II||p. 89|
|(i) Operation Margarine; (ii) Myth Today||p. 95|
|The Medium is the Message||p. 100|
|The Commodity as Spectacle||p. 107|
|Introduction: Instructions on How to Become a General in the Disneyland Club||p. 110|
|Base and Superstructure in Marxist Cultural Theory||p. 115|
|(i) From Culture to Hegemony; (ii) Subculture: The Unnatural Break||p. 124|
|On the Politics of Empirical Audience Research||p. 145|
|Introduction to Part III||p. 163|
|Contribution to a Political Economy of Mass-Communication||p. 166|
|On the Audience Commodity and its Work||p. 185|
|A Propaganda Model||p. 204|
|Not Yet the Post-Imperialist Era||p. 231|
|Gendering the Commodity Audience: Critical Media Research, Feminism, and Political Economy||p. 242|
|(i) Introduction; (ii) The Aristocracy of Culture||p. 249|
|On Television||p. 253|
|The Politics Of Representation|
|Introduction to Part IV||p. 263|
|Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema||p. 267|
|The Readers and their Romances||p. 283|
|Eating the Other: Desire and Resistance||p. 308|
|Booty Call: Sex, Violence, and Images of Black Masculinity||p. 318|
|British Cultural Studies and the Pitfalls of Identity||p. 337|
|Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses||p. 347|
|Hybrid Cultures, Oblique Powers||p. 365|
|The Postmodern Turn, New Media And Social Networking|
|Introduction to Part V||p. 383|
|The Precession of Simulacra||p. 388|
|Postmodernism, or the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism||p. 407|
|Feminism, Postmodernism and the “Real Me”||p. 433|
|Postmodern Virtualities||p. 442|
|Quentin Tarantino’s Star Wars?: Digital Cinema, Media Convergence, and Participatory Culture||p. 452|
|Alternative and Activist New Media: A Genre Framework||p. 471|
|Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship d. m. boyd||p. 491|
|Globalization And Social Movements|
|Introduction to Part VI||p. 507|
|Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy||p. 511|
|The Global and the Local in International Communications||p. 524|
|The Homeland/Aztlán||p. 539|
|The Processes: From Nationalisms to Transnationalisms||p. 545|
|Globalization as Hybridization||p. 567|
|(Re)Asserting National Television and National Identity Against the Global, Regional, and Local Levels of World Television||p. 582|
|Oppositional Politics and the Internet: A Critical/Reconstructive Approach||p. 597|
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