Cultural Studies: Cultural Theory

  • Making Sense of Messages: A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism book cover

    Making Sense of Messages

    A Critical Apprenticeship in Rhetorical Criticism, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Stoner

    Making Sense of Messages, now in its second edition, retains the apprenticeship approach which facilitates effectively learning the complex content and skills of rhetorical theory and criticism.  A new chapter on “The Rhetoric of Ignorance” provides needed theory and examples that help students…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Automated Media book cover

    Automated Media

    1st Edition

    By Mark Andrejevic

    In this era of pervasive automation, Mark Andrejevic provides an original framework for tracing the logical trajectory of automated media and their social, political, and cultural consequences.  This book explores the cascading logic of automation, which develops from the information collection…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge

  • Communication, Cultural and Media Studies: The Key Concepts book cover

    Communication, Cultural and Media Studies

    The Key Concepts, 5th Edition

    By John Hartley

    Now in its fifth edition, this pioneering volume of Routledge’s ‘Key Guides' series offers clear explanations of key concepts, showing where they came from, what they are used for and why they provoke discussion or disagreement. The new edition is extensively revised to keep pace with rapidly…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Theories of Culture book cover

    Theories of Culture

    1st Edition

    By Arnold Groh

    This authoritative but concise guide describes the most significant cultural theories from the 19th to the 21st century and their originators, as well as the links between them and their mutual influences. This guide explores ideas around what culture is, when and why cultures change…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge

  • Theory for Art History: Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal book cover

    Theory for Art History

    Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal, 2nd Edition

    By Jae Emerling

    Theory for Art History provides a concise and clear introduction to key contemporary theorists, including their lives, major works, and transformative ideas.   Written to reveal the vital connections between art history, aesthetics, and contemporary philosophy, this expanded second edition presents…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
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  • Digitized Lives: Culture, Power and Social Change in the Internet Era book cover

    Digitized Lives

    Culture, Power and Social Change in the Internet Era, 2nd Edition

    By T.V. Reed

    In chapters examining a broad range of issues—including sexuality, politics, education, race, gender relations, the environment and social protest movements—Digitized Lives argues that making sense of digitized culture means looking past the glossy surface of techno gear to ask deeper questions…

    Paperback – 2019-01-07
    Routledge

  • Celebrity Society: The Struggle for Attention book cover

    Celebrity Society

    The Struggle for Attention, 2nd Edition

    By Robert van Krieken

    On television and in films, in magazines and books, on the Internet and in the realm of politics, celebrities of all sorts seem to dominate our attention. Celebrity Society: The Struggle for Attention brings new perspectives to our understanding of how the figure of ‘the celebrity’ is bound up with…

    Paperback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: A Reader book cover

    Cultural Theory and Popular Culture

    A Reader, 5th Edition

    Edited by John Storey

    The fifth edition of John Storey’s successful Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: A Reader is an essential companion volume to Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction, now in its eighth edition. The reader offers students the opportunity to experience first-hand the theorists and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-10
    Routledge

  • Crime, Media and Culture book cover

    Crime, Media and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Greg Martin

    Working broadly from the perspective of cultural criminology, Crime, Media and Culture engages with theories and debates about the nature of media-audience relations, examines representations of crime and justice in news media and fiction, and considers the growing significance of digital…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge

  • Ritual, Emotion, Violence: Studies on the Micro-Sociology of Randall Collins book cover

    Ritual, Emotion, Violence

    Studies on the Micro-Sociology of Randall Collins, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elliott B. Weininger, Annette Lareau, Omar Lizardo

    Microsociologists seek to capture social life as it is experienced, and in recent decades no one has championed the microsociological approach more fiercely than Randall Collins. The pieces in this exciting volume offer fresh and original insights into key aspects of Collins’ thought, and of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge

  • The Craft of Criticism: Critical Media Studies in Practice book cover

    The Craft of Criticism

    Critical Media Studies in Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Kackman, Mary Celeste Kearney

    With contributions from 30 leading media scholars, this collection provides a comprehensive overview of the main methodologies of critical media studies. Chapters address various methods of textual analysis, as well as reception studies, policy, production studies, and contextual, multi-method…

    Paperback – 2018-06-29
    Routledge

  • Performance Autoethnography: Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture book cover

    Performance Autoethnography

    Critical Pedagogy and the Politics of Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Norman K. Denzin

    This book is a manifesto. It is about rethinking performance autoethnography, about the formation of a critical performative cultural politics, about what happens when everything is already performative, when the dividing line between performativity and performance disappears. This is a book about…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge

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