Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: A Reader, Volume 1

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Pearson/Prentice Hall, Jan 1, 2006 - Culture - 657 pages
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This is a companion volume to the fourth edition of 'Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction'. Its aim is to provide a map of the development of the study of popular culture across the field of cultural theory from the postdisciplinary perspective of cultural studies.

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User Review  - Mathew Powers - Goodreads

It's done well, it's written well, and if you are a budding cultural historian, it's a good manual to have with you in your historical tool belt. However, it's filled with theory, it gives heavy ... Read full review

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User Review  - Hrvoje - Goodreads

Excellent source for anyone who is in the cultural studies. However, four star ratings comes from the fact that this is a collection of many different authors, so reading sometimes seems like driving ... Read full review

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John Storey is Professor of Cultural Studies and Director of the Centre for Research in Media and Cultural Studies at the University of Sunderland. His publications include "Cultural Studies and the Study of Popular Culture: Theories and Methods" (1996), "What is Cultural Studies?: A Reader" (1996), "Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: A Reader" (second edition, 1998), "Cultural Consumption and Everyday Life" (1999), and "Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction" (third edition, 2001).

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