Cultural Theory: The Key Concepts

2nd Edition

Edited by Andrew Edgar, Peter Sedgwick

© 2008 – Routledge

464 pages

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About the Book

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.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC002010
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOC052000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies