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Cultural Studies and the Study of Popular Culture free pdf A revised and updated new edition of this best-selling introduction to the study of contemporary popular culture. The book presents an accessible introduction to the range of theories and methods which have been used to study contemporary popular culture. Doing this, it also provides a map of the development of cultural studies through discussion of its most influential approaches. Organised around a series of case studies, each chapter focuses on a different media form and presents a critical overview of the methodology for the actual study of popular culture. Individual chapters cover topics such as television, fiction, film, newspapers and magazines, popular music, consumption (television, fan culture and shopping), and the culture of globalisation. For students new to the field, the book provides instantly usable theories and methods- for those more familiar with the procedures and politics of cultural studies, the book provides a succinct and accessible overview. The third edition has been revised, rewritten and expanded throughout, including a revised and updated Bibliography. More specifically, the book now includes new sections on print media and celebrity, communities in cyberspace, and a Postscript on the circuit of culture.

About John Storey

John Storey is Professor of Cultural Studies and Director of the Centre for Research in Media and Cultural Studies, University of Sunderland. He has published widely in cultural studies, including eight books. The most recent book is The Articulation of Memory and Desire (Guangxi University Press, 2008). His work has been translated into Chinese, German, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Serbian, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and Ukrainian.

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Author : John Storey
Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
Data Published : 31 May 2010
ISBN : 074864038X
EAN : 9780748640386
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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