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    DescriptionThis second edition of "Tools for Cultural Studies", has been revised and updated for a new generation of students taking introductory courses in cultural studies and cultural analysis at a tertiary level. Clear, applied and very easy to follow, it provides a solid grounding in the key terms and theories necessary for the study of popular culture and media texts. Without underestimating the complexity of the social, this text encourages a critical and inventive attitude to cultural theory and, through its practical step by step approach, is very confidence building. References and resources have been revised to include Web addresses, and examples are tailored to appeal to a broad international readership.


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    Title
    Introducing Cultural and Media Studies
    Subtitle
    A Semiotic Approach
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tony Thwaites, By (author) Etc., By (author) Lloyd Davis, By (author) Warwick Mules
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 252
    Width: 163 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780333972472
    ISBN 10: 0333972473
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: JFC
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: JFD
    LC classification: PN
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.6
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    DC21: 302.23
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17400
    BISAC V2.8: LIT000000
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    B&T General Subject: 495
    BISAC V2.8: SOC002010
    DC22: 306.071
    Thema V1.0: JBCT, JBCC
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    bibliog , index
    Publisher
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    06 September 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Basingstoke
    Author Information
    TONY THWAITES teaches and writes on cultural studies and literary studies at the University of Queensland. His most recent book is a study of James Joyce, Joycean Temporalities: Debts, Promises and Countersignatures (University Press of Florida, 2001). LLOYD DAVIS is Reader in English at the University of Queensland. He is the author of a number of essays and books on literary studies. He is also one of the co-authors of Structures and Strategies: An Introduction to Academic Writing (Palgrave, 1996). WARWICK MULES teaches and reads in cultural studies and critical theory at Central Queensland University. He has numerous publications in the area of visuality and culture.
    Review quote
    'Focusing on visually mediated culture and linguistic discourses, and revealing all as sites of power / knowledge, interpellation and so on, this book will surely seize the imagination of new undergraduates. It will prove helpful to teachers, too, not least because it includes comprehensive exercises and further activities within each chapter. It could therefore constitute a complete course resource.' - Times Higher Education Supplement
    Table of contents
    Reading This Book Introduction: Tools for Cultural Studies Some Aspects of Signs Signs and Systems Interactions of Signs Texts and Textualities Genre and Intertextuality Narrative Discourse and Medium Ideology Systems and Strategies Other Directions Bibliography Index