Cultural Theory and Popular Culture

An Introduction

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Pages: 208

Illustrations: 9 b&w photos, 1 figure

Trim size: 7.440in x 9.680in



Pub Date: 03/25/2006

ISBN: 9-780-8203-2839-3

List Price: $24.95

Cultural Theory and Popular Culture

An Introduction

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In this new edition of his widely adopted Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction, John Storey has extensively revised the text throughout. Like previous editions, the book presents a clear and critical survey of competing theories of, and various approaches to, popular culture.

New to this edition:Extensively revised, rewritten, and updatedImproved and expanded content throughout including a new chapter on psychoanalysis and a new section on post-Marxism and the global postmodernCloser explicit links to the new edition companion reader Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: A ReaderMore illustrative diagrams and imagesFully revised, improved, and updated companion web site

Ideal for courses in:cultural studiesmedia studiescommunication studiessociology of culturepopular culturevisual studiescultural criticism


Ray and Pat Browne Award, Popular Culture Association

About the Author/Editor

JOHN STOREY is a professor of cultural studies and director of the Centre for Research in Media and Cultural Studies, University of Sunderland, England. He is also a visiting professor at the universities of Henan and Wuhan in China. Storey has published widely in cultural studies; his six books include Cultural Studies and the Study of Popular Culture (Georgia). His work has been translated into Chinese, German, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Spanish, Swedish, and Ukrainian.