Cultural Studies: Popular Culture

  • Critical Perspectives on Harry Potter book cover

    Critical Perspectives on Harry Potter

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth E. Heilman

    This thoroughly revised edition includes updated essays on cultural themes and literary analysis, and its new essays analyze the full scope of the seven-book series as both pop cultural phenomenon and as a set of literary texts. Critical Perspectives on Harry Potter, Second Edition draws on a wider…

    Paperback – 2008-08-05

  • Theodor Adorno book cover

    Theodor Adorno

    1st Edition

    By Ross Wilson

    The range of Adorno's achievement, and the depth of his insights, is breathtaking and daunting. His work on literary, artistic, and musical forms, his devastating indictment of modern industrial society, and his profound grasp of Western culture from Homer to Hollywood have made him one…

    Paperback – 2007-11-29
    Routledge Critical Thinkers

  • Enjoy Your Symptom!: Jacques Lacan in Hollywood and Out book cover

    Enjoy Your Symptom!

    Jacques Lacan in Hollywood and Out, 1st Edition

    By Slavoj Zizek

    The title is just the first of many startling asides, observations and insights that fill this guide to Hollywood on the Lacanian psychoanalyst’s couch. Zizek introduces the ideas of Jacques Lacan through the medium of American film, taking his examples from over 100 years of cinema, from Charlie…

    Paperback – 2007-10-30
    Routledge Classics

  • Cyberculture Theorists: Manuel Castells and Donna Haraway book cover

    Cyberculture Theorists

    Manuel Castells and Donna Haraway, 1st Edition

    By David Bell

    This book surveys a ‘cluster’ of works that seek to explore the cultures of cyberspace, the Internet and the information society. It introduces key ideas, and includes detailed discussion of the work of two key thinkers in this area, Manuel Castells and Donna Haraway, as well as outlining the…

    Paperback – 2006-12-13
    Routledge Critical Thinkers

  • The Celebrity Culture Reader book cover

    The Celebrity Culture Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by P. David Marshall

    From the new celebrity culture that has emerged from reality television and the Internet, to the paparazzi-filled endgame of Princess Diana and the bizarre trials and tribulations of Michael Jackson, The Celebrity Culture Reader documents the significant role that celebrities occupy in…

    Paperback – 2006-11-28

  • Resistance Through Rituals: Youth Subcultures in Post-War Britain book cover

    Resistance Through Rituals

    Youth Subcultures in Post-War Britain, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Stuart Hall, Tony Jefferson

    Praise for the first edition: ‘No one seriously interested in youth mass culture or style can afford to ignore this work.’ - Stanley Cohen, The Times Higher Education Supplement  ‘The Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies deserves our gratitude for having begun to locate the real areas of…

    Paperback – 2006-11-24
    Cultural Studies Birmingham

  • Antonio Gramsci book cover

    Antonio Gramsci

    1st Edition

    By Steven Jones

    For readers encountering Gramsci for the first time, Steve Jones covers key elements of his thought through detailed discussion and studies the historical context of the theorist's thought, offers examples of putting Gramsci's ideas into practice in the analysis of contemporary culture and…

    Paperback – 2006-04-21
    Routledge Critical Thinkers

  • Popular Culture and Law book cover

    Popular Culture and Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard K. Sherwin

    What are the consequences when law's stories and images migrate from the courtroom to the court of public opinion and from movie, television and computer screens back to electronic monitors inside the courtroom itself? What happens when lawyers and public relations experts market notorious legal…

    Hardback – 2006-03-17
    The International Library of Essays in Law and Society

  • Sport, Culture and Society: An Introduction book cover

    Sport, Culture and Society

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Grant Jarvie

    This exciting, accessible introduction to the field of Sports Studies is the most comprehensive guide yet to the relationships between sport, culture and society. Taking an international perspective, Sport, Culture and Society provides students with the insight they need to think critically about…

    Paperback – 2006-01-27

  • Science Fiction book cover

    Science Fiction

    2nd Edition

    By Adam Roberts

    Science Fiction is a fascinating and comprehensive introduction to one of the most popular areas of modern culture. This second edition reflects how the field is rapidly changing in both its practice and its critical reception. With an entirely new conclusion and all other chapters fully reworked…

    Paperback – 2005-12-15
    The New Critical Idiom

  • The Popular Music Studies Reader book cover

    The Popular Music Studies Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andy Bennett, Barry Shank, Jason Toynbee

    The Popular Music Studies Reader maps the changing nature of popular music over the last decade and considers how popular music studies has expanded and developed to deal with these changes. A wide range of international contributors featuring some of the biggest names in popular music and cultural…

    Paperback – 2005-10-26

  • Reading the Everyday book cover

    Reading the Everyday

    1st Edition

    By Joe Moran

    In an ever-growing field of study, this is a major contribution to one of the key areas in cultural studies and cultural theory – the spaces, practices and mythologies of our everyday culture. Drawing on the work of such continental theorists as Henri Lefebvre, Michel de Certeau, Marc Augé and…

    Paperback – 2005-06-23

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