An Introduction to Theories of Popular Culture

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UPC:
9780415235006
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
2004-07-11
Release Date:
2004-02-26
Author:
Dominic Strinati
Language:
english
Edition:
2

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An Introduction to Theories of Popular Culture is widely recognized as an immensely useful textbook for students taking courses in the major theories of popular culture. Strinati provides a critical assessment of the ways in which these theories have tried to understand and evaluate popular culture in modern societies.

Among the theories and ideas the book introduces are: mann culture, the Frankfurt School and the culture industry, semiology and structuralism, Marxism, feminism, postmodernism and cultural populism.

This new edition provides fresh material on Marxism and feminism, while a new final chapter assesses the significance of the theories explained in the book.

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