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Culture And Critique

An Introduction To The Critical Discourses Of Cultural Studies, 1st Edition

By Jere Paul Surber

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Written by philosopher Jere Surber, Culture and Critique familiarizes students with both the broad and specialized meanings of cultural studies, providing detailed explanations of theoretical terms, critical strategies, and discursive traditions upon which it is based. In its broad and more theoretical sense, cultural studies indicates a range of m

Table of Contents

Introduction: Theorizing Culture, Practicing Criticism -- 1 The Critical Discourse of Liberal Humanism -- 2 Hermeneutics: Interpretation and Critique -- 3 The Materialist Critique of Culture -- 4 Psychoanalysis and the Critique of Culture -- 5 The Critical Theory of the Frankfurt School -- 6 Formalist, Structuralist, and Semiotic Analyses of Culture -- 7 Poststructuralist and Postmodernist Discourses -- 8 Contemporary Cultural Studies -- Conclusion: The Future of Critical Discourse

About the Author

Jere Paul Surber is professor of philosophy and cultural studies at the University of Denver.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General