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Cultural Studies in Question

Cultural Studies in Question

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April 1997 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This major text offers a critical reappraisal of the contemporary practice of cultural studies. It focuses in particular on the contribution of cultural studies to the understanding of media, communications and popular cultures in contemporary societies. The contributors, an outstanding group of internationally acclaimed scholars, examine topics such as: the different strands of cultural studies and how they are developed; whether cultural studies is a coherent discipline; tensions and debates within cultural studies; alternative or related approaches to contemporary media and society; and the movement by cultural studies revisionists towards more empirical and sociological modes of analysis.
Marjorie Ferguson and Peter Golding
Cultural Studies and Changing Times
An Introduction

James W Carey
Reflections on the Project of (American) Cultural Studies
Todd Gitlin
The Anti-Political Populism of Cultural Studies
Denis McQuail
Policy Help Wanted
Willing and Able Media Culturalists Please Apply

Nicholas Garnham
Political Economy and the Practice of Cultural Studies
Sari Thomas
Dominance and Ideology in Culture and Cultural Studies
Graham Murdock
Base Notes
The Conditions of Cultural Practice

Douglas Kellner
Overcoming the Divide
Cultural Studies and Political Economy

David Morley
Theoretical Orthodoxies
Textualism, Constructivism and the 'New Ethnography' in Cultural Studies

Jim McGuigan
Cultural Populism Revisited
Joli Jensen and John J Pauly
Imagining the Audience
Losses and Gains in Cultural Studies

Angela McRobbie
The E's and the Anti-E's
New Questions for Feminism and Cultural Studies

John D H Downing
Cultural Studies, Communication and Change
Eastern Europe to the Urals

Michael Billig
From Codes to Utterances
Cultural Studies, Discourse and Psychology


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