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Cultural Theory: The Key Concepts

2nd Edition

Edited by Andrew Edgar, Peter Sedgwick


464 pages

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Now in its second edition, Cultural Theory: The Key Concepts is an up-to-date and comprehensive survey of over 350 of the key terms central to cultural theory today.

This second edition includes new entries on:

  • colonialism
  • cybercultur
  • globalisation
  • terrorism
  • visual studies.

Providing clear and succinct introductions to a wide range of subjects, from feminism to postmodernism, Cultural Theory: The Key Concepts continues to be an essential resource for students of literature, sociology, philosophy and media and anyone wrestling with contemporary cultural theory.

Table of Contents

Aesthetics. Cinema. Fundamentalism. Proletariat. Avant garde. Bureaucracy. Epistemology. Geneology. Holocaust. Dialectics. Globalisation. Intertextuality. Meritocracy. Subculture.

About the Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies