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A Glossary of Cultural Theory

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A Glossary of Cultural Theory

Peter Brooker, "A Glossary of Cultural Theory"
2003 | pages: 310 | ISBN: 0340807016 | PDF | 22,5 mb

This glossary provides the researcher and student with lucid and up-to-date guidance through the vibrant and changing debates in cultural studies and related disciplines. In a field where meanings are frequently complex and ambiguous, it has been praised for its clarity and helpfulness. This new edition has been updated throughout. Among the new terms are entries for Ecology, Everyday Life, The Event, Nomadism, Psychogeography, and Taste, along with terms at the cutting edge of new thinking in social and cultural theory such as Convergence, Cosmopolitanism, Cultural Intermediaries, the Posthuman, and Thirdspace. It is an ideal resource for everyone wishing to keep up-to-date with the changing agenda in cultural studies. Peter Brooker is Professorial Fellow at the University of Sussex, UK. This glossary provides the researcher and student with lucid and up-to-date guidance through the vibrant and changing debates in cultural studies and related disciplines. In a field where meanings are frequently complex and ambiguous, it has been praised for its clarity and helpfulness. This new edition has been updated throughout. Among the new terms are entries for Ecology, Everyday Life, The Event, Nomadism, Psychogeography, and Taste, along with terms at the cutting edge of new thinking in social and cultural theory such as Convergence, Cosmopolitanism, Cultural Intermediaries, the Posthuman, and Thirdspace. It is an ideal resource for everyone wishing to keep up-to-date with the changing agenda in cultural studies. "Lucid and up-to-date guidance It is an ideal resource for everyone wishing to be up to date with the changing agendas in cultural studies and a worthwhile addition to every library reference section."—Educational Book Review
"Lucid and up-to-date guidance It is an ideal resource for everyone wishing to be up to date with the changing agendas in cultural studies and a worthwhile addition to every library reference section."—Educational Book Review
"Praise for the first edition: This is a useful, smart and extremely well-conceived glossary."—Will Straw, McGill University, Montreal

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