This seven volume set reissues a collection of out-of-print titles covering a range of responses to modern culture. They include in-depth analyses of US and Australian popular culture, works on the media and television, macrosociology, and the media and ‘otherness’. Taken together, they provide stimulating and thought-provoking debate on a wide range of topics central to many of today’s cultural controversies.
Table of Contents
1. America Under Construction: Boundaries and Identities in Popular Culture Edited by Kristi S. Long and Matthew Nadelhaft 2. Dynamics of Culture J. Zvi Namenwirth and Robert Philip Weber 3. Media Cultures: Reappraising Transnational Media Edited by Michael Skovmand and Kim Christian Schrøder 4. Misunderstanding Media Brian Winston 5. Myths of Oz: Reading Australian Popular Culture John Fiske, Bob Hodge and Graeme Turner 6. Otherness and the Media: The Ethnography of the Imagined and the Imaged Edited by Hamid Naficy and Teshome H. Gabriel 7. Television: The Medium and its Manners Peter Conrad