Popular Culture: A Reader

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$15.93 - $73.01
UPC:
9780761974727
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
2005-05-01
Release Date:
2005-03-18
Language:
english
Edition:
1st

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Product Overview

Popular Culture: A Reader helps students understand the pervasive role of popular culture and the processes that constitute it as a product of industry,an intellectual object of inquiry, andan integral component of all our lives.

The volume is divided into 7 thematic sections, and each section is preceded by an introduction which engages with, and critiques, the chapters that follow. The book containsclassic writings from all the big names; plenty of contemporary cultural references that will appeal to students, including skateboarding, hip hop, fashion (Tommy Hilfiger, vintage) websites, Star Trek, Disney, etc;material organized in a skills-focused and learning-focused way;strong pedagogic features throughout, making this an excellent classroom text;pieces drawing on diverse national, disciplinary and subdisciplinary contexts; andsensitivity to issues of gender, race and sexuality.

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