Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction

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Routledge #ad - Taylor Francis. Also retaining the accessible approach of previous editions, and using appropriate examples from the texts and practices of popular culture, this new edition remains a key introduction to the area. New to this edition: • extensively revised, rewritten and updated • improved and expanded content throughout • A new section on ‘The Contextuality of Meaning’ that explores how context impacts meaning • A brand new chapter on ‘The Materiality of Popular Culture’ that examines popular culture as material culture • Extensive updates to the companion website at www.

Routledge. Com/cw/storey, which includes practice questions, links to relevant websites and further reading, extension activities and interactive quizzes, and a glossary of key terms. Its breadth and theoretical unity, exemplified through popular culture, means that it can be flexibly and relevantly applied across a number of disciplines.

Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction #ad - The new edition remains essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students of cultural studies, the sociology of culture, communication studies, media studies, popular culture and other related subjects. As before, the book presents a clear and critical survey of competing theories of and various approaches to popular culture.

In this 7th edition of his award-winning Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction, John Storey has extensively revised the text throughout.

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An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory

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Routledge #ad - Lively, an introduction to literature, original and highly readable, Criticism and Theory is the essential guide to literary studies. Taylor Francis. Starting at ‘the beginning’ and concluding with ‘the end’, to the more unusual, ‘narrative’ and ‘The Author’, chapters range from the familiar, such as ‘Character’, such as ‘Secrets’, ‘Pleasure’ and ‘Ghosts’.

A breath of fresh air in a field that can often seem dry and dauntingly theoretical, this book will open the reader’s eyes to the exhilarating possibilities of reading and studying literature. The fifth edition has been revised throughout and includes four new chapters – ‘Feelings’, ‘Wounds’, ‘Body’ and ‘Love’ – to incorporate exciting recent developments in literary studies.

An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory #ad - Now in its fifth edition, bennett and royle’s classic textbook successfully illuminates complex ideas by engaging directly with literary works, for example, while Chaucer, so that a reading of Jane Eyre opens up ways of thinking about racial difference, Raymond Chandler and Monty Python are all invoked in a discussion of literature and laughter.

In addition to further reading sections at the end of each chapter, the book contains a comprehensive bibliography and a glossary of key literary terms.

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Techniques of Close Reading NULL

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SAGE Publications, Inc #ad - You will learn techniques for discovering form, argument, rhetorical tropes, and ideologies within texts. Taylor Francis. Techniques of close reading, second Edition helps you gain a deeper understanding of what texts may be saying, whether they are written, oral, visual, or mediated. A close reading of a group of ads from the insurance company, Liberty Mutual, offers you an opportunity to apply the techniques to recent texts.

New to the second edition: a new chapter 6 includes a selection of techniques from each chapter to show you how different techniques may be used together when reading text. Renowned scholar and professor barry brummett explains and explores the various ways to "read" messages such as speeches, or magazine ads, cartoons, teaching you how to see deeper levels of meaning and to share those insights with others.

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Cultural Theory and Popular Culture

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Routledge #ad - Pearson. The reader offers students the opportunity to experience at first hand the theorists and critics discussed in Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction. Taylor Francis. New to this edition: - 4 new readings: stuart hall, genericity in the nineties - fully revised general and section introductions from the editor, media studies, the sociology of culture, Musical Jihad Neil Perryman, contextualising and linking the readings with key issues from the textbook - full updated bibliography The new edition is essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students of cultural studies, What Is This ‘Black’ in Black Popular Culture Amir Saeed, Dr Who and the Convergence of Media Jim Collins, communication studies, popular culture and other related subjects.

Cultural Theory and Popular Culture #ad - Taken as a whole, the reader provides a theoretical, analytical and historical introduction to the study of popular culture and provides key primary coverage of fundamental issues in cultural studies. The new 4th edition of john storey’s successful reader in Cultural Theory and Popular Culture is a companion volume to Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction, now in its 5th edition.

It can be used both in conjunction with and independently of the textbook.

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Everything's an Argument

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Bedford/St. Martin's #ad - Taylor Francis. Lucid explanations cover the classical rhetoric of the ancient Greeks through the multimodal rhetoric of today, with professional and student models of every type. Also available in a version with a five-chapter thematic reader. Pearson. Streamlined and current, everything's an Argument helps students understand and analyze the arguments around them and raise their own unique voices in response.

Learningcurve--adaptive, game-like practice--helps students master important argument concepts, claims, including fallacies, and evidence. Thoroughly updated with fresh new models, this edition of Everything's an Argument captures the issues and images that matter to students today. Launchpad for everything's an argument provides unique, book-specific materials for your course, such as brief quizzes to test students' comprehension of chapter content and of each reading selection.

Everything's an Argument #ad - More important than ever, given today's contentious political climate, a solid foundation in rhetorical listening skills teaches students to communicate effectively and ethically.

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Subculture New Accents

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Routledge #ad - Routledge. Hebdige's subculture: the meaning of Style is so important: complex and remarkably lucid, it's the first book dealing with punk to offer intellectual content. The book is recommended whole-heartedly to anyone who would like fresh ideas about some of the most stimulating music of the rock era - The New York Times Taylor Francis.

. Pearson. Hebdige. Is concerned with the uk's postwar, white working-class subcultures, music-centred, from teddy boys to mods and rockers to skinheads and punks. Rolling stone   with enviable precision and wit hebdige has addressed himself to a complex topic - the meanings behind the fashionable exteriors of working-class youth subcultures - approaching them with a sophisticated theoretical apparatus that combines semiotics, structuralist, the sociology of devience and Marxism and come up with a very stimulating short book - Time Out This book is an attempt to subject the various youth-protest movements of Britain in the last 15 years to the sort of Marxist, above all, semiotic analytical techniques propagated by, Roland Barthes.

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Dance Analysis: Theory and Practice

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Princeton Book Co Pub #ad - Routledge. Pearson. Used book in Good Condition. An exploration by a distinguished group of British professors of the theoretical underpinnings and practical applications of dance analysis. Taylor Francis. Draws on theories of aesthetics, anthropology, criticism, and choreographic and movement theories.

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Signs of Life in the USA: Readings on Popular Culture for Writers

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Bedford/St. Martin's #ad - Signs of Life in the USA: Readings on Popular Culture for Writers #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Order multimodal readings for signs of life in the usa packaged with Signs of Life in the USA, Seventh Edition using ISBN-13: 978-1-4576-1989-2. Routledge. Read the preface. Written by a prominent semiotician and an experienced writing instructor, the text’s high-interest themes feature provocative and current reading selections that ask students to think analytically about America’s impressive popular culture: How is TV’s Mad Men a lightning rod for America’s polarized political climate? Has the nature of personal identity changed in an era when we spend so much of our lives online? Signs of Life bridges the transition to college writing by providing students with academic language to talk about our common, everyday cultural experience.

Pearson. Signs of life in the usa teaches students to read and write critically about popular culture by giving them a conceptual framework to do it: semiotics, a field of critical theory developed specifically for the interpretation of culture and its signs. Taylor Francis.

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Essentials of International Relations Eighth Edition

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - A new chapter on international cooperation and international law presents alternatives to war. Taylor Francis. And inquizitive―an all-new digital learning tool―helps students learn, retain, and apply key concepts. New coauthor heather elko mckibben enlivens a classic text A fresh perspective renews Karen Mingst’s classic, concise text.

Essentials of International Relations Eighth Edition #ad - . Expanded coverage of cybersecurity, health, refugees, and the environment asks students to grapple with the big issues of our time. Pearson. A streamlined approach to theories and levels of analysis makes concepts easier to understand and apply. Used book in Good Condition. Routledge.

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Ms. Marvel Volume 1: No Normal

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Marvel #ad - Is kamala ready to wield these immense new gifts? Or will the weight of the legacy before her be too much to handle? Kamala has no idea either. Marvel? teenager? muslim? inhuman? find out as she takes the Marvel Universe by storm! As Kamala discovers the dangers of her newfound powers, she unlocks a secret behind them as well.

But she's comin' for you, New York! It's history in the making from acclaimed writer G. Routledge. Marvel 1-5, material from all-new marvel now! point one taylor Francis. Marvel, the groundbreaking heroine that has become an international sensation! Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City - until she is suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts.

Ms. Marvel Volume 1: No Normal #ad - Used book in Good Condition. No Normal. Willow wilson air, cairo and beloved artist Adrian Alphona Runaways! COLLECTING: MS. But who truly is the all-new Ms. Marvel comics presents the all-new Ms. Pearson.

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Popular Culture: A Reader

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SAGE Publications Ltd #ad - The book contains classic writings from all the ′big names;′  plenty of contemporary cultural references that will appeal to students, etc; material organized in a skills-focused and learning-focused way; strong pedagogic features throughout, fashion Tommy Hilfiger, hip hop, Star Trek, Disney, making this an excellent classroom text; pieces drawing on diverse national, including skateboarding, disciplinary and subdisciplinary contexts; and sensitivity to issues of gender, vintage websites, race and sexuality.

Popular Culture: A Reader #ad - Routledge. Pearson. Popular culture: a reader helps students understand the pervasive role of popular culture and the processes that constitute it as a product of industry,  an intellectual object of inquiry, and an integral component of all our lives. The volume is divided into 7 thematic sections, and critiques, and each section is preceded by an introduction which engages with, the chapters that follow.

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