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Making sense of cultural studies [electronic resource] : central problems and critical debates / Chris Barker.

By: Barker, Chris, 1955-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : SAGE, 2002Description: 1 online resource (vii, 244 p.).ISBN: 9781848605480 (electronic bk.); 184860548X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Culture -- Study and teaching | Popular culture -- Study and teaching | Mass media and culture | Culture | Culture populaire | M�edias et culture | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture | Culturele studies | Kultursoziologie | KulturwissenschaftenGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Einf�uhrung.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Making sense of cultural studies.DDC classification: 306.07 Other classification: 71.50 | MR 7100 | MS 1290 | NK 4920 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Chapter 1 -- Investigating Problems in Cultural Studies; Chapter 2 -- Language, Practice and the Material; Chapter 3 -- Truth, Science and Ideology; Chapter 4 -- Culture as a Way of Life; Chapter 5 -- Subjects, Agents and the Limits of Rational Action; Chapter 6 -- Identity, Equality and Difference: The politics of gender; Chapter 7 -- Global Culture/Media Culture; Chapter 8 -- Transforming Capitalism; Chapter 9 -- Kaleidoscopic Cultural Studies: Issues of Politics and Method; Chapter 10 -- Evolution and Emotion: New Resources for Cultural Studies; Keywords in Cultural Studies
Summary: In this sequel to the bestselling text Cultural Studies , Chris Barker turns his attention to the significance and future of the field. He analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of cultural studies, providing students and practitioners with an authoritative diagnosis of the subject and a balanced prognosis, and investigates the boundaries of cultural studies elucidating the main underlying themes of study. Written with an understanding of classroom needs, this is the perfect teaching complement to Cultural Studies. It is a rich resource for seminar work and undergraduate and postgraduate thesis.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-238) and index.

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Cover; Contents; Chapter 1 -- Investigating Problems in Cultural Studies; Chapter 2 -- Language, Practice and the Material; Chapter 3 -- Truth, Science and Ideology; Chapter 4 -- Culture as a Way of Life; Chapter 5 -- Subjects, Agents and the Limits of Rational Action; Chapter 6 -- Identity, Equality and Difference: The politics of gender; Chapter 7 -- Global Culture/Media Culture; Chapter 8 -- Transforming Capitalism; Chapter 9 -- Kaleidoscopic Cultural Studies: Issues of Politics and Method; Chapter 10 -- Evolution and Emotion: New Resources for Cultural Studies; Keywords in Cultural Studies

In this sequel to the bestselling text Cultural Studies , Chris Barker turns his attention to the significance and future of the field. He analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of cultural studies, providing students and practitioners with an authoritative diagnosis of the subject and a balanced prognosis, and investigates the boundaries of cultural studies elucidating the main underlying themes of study. Written with an understanding of classroom needs, this is the perfect teaching complement to Cultural Studies. It is a rich resource for seminar work and undergraduate and postgraduate thesis.

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