Cultural Studies and the Study of Popular Culture

Cultural Studies and the Study of Popular Culture : Theories and Methods

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This text presents a critical overview of the methodology for the actual study of contemporary popular culture, setting out the range of theories and methods which have been used to study it. It provides a map of the development of cultural studies through discussion of its most influential approaches. Organized around a series of case studies, each chapter focuses on a different media form, looking at television, fiction, film, newspapers and magazines, popular music and consumption (fan culture and shopping).
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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 138 x 216mm | 232g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • bibliography, index
  • 0748608028
  • 9780748608027

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Cultural studies and the study of popular culture - an introduction; television; fiction; film; newspapers and magazines; popular music; the consumption of everyday life.
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