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Concise Glossary of Cultural Theoryby Peter Brooker
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This is an indispensable guide to the changing meanings and issues in Cultural Studies and, more widely, in the study of culture. It contains over 300 entries on key terms, presenting cultural theory as a continuing set of debates that challenge received attitudes and redefine current issues in a productive way. Fields covered include feminism, marxism, psychoanalysis, structuralism, poststructuralism, discourse, postmodernism, postcolonialism, literary criticism and aesthetic theory, film, media and popular culture, sociology of culture, and information theory.
This glossary of key terms is an indispensable guide to the changing meanings and issues in cultural studies and the broader study of culture. Written with the student and general reader in mind, the entries present cultural theory as an active and continuing set of debates that challenge received attitudes and redefine current thinking.
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