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A Companion to Cultural Studies. Edition No. 1. Blackwell Companions in Cultural Studies

  • ID: 5225682
  • Book
  • August 2001
  • 600 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Experts from five continents provide a thorough exploration of cultural studies, looking at different ideas, places and problems addressed by the field.
  • Brings together the latest work in cultural studies and provides a synopsis of critical trends
  • Showcases thirty contributors from five continents
  • Addresses the key topics in the field, the relationship of cultural studies to other disciplines, and cultural studies around the world
  • Offers a gritty introduction for the neophyte who is keen to find out what cultural studies is, and covers in-depth debates to satisfy the appetite of the advanced scholar
  • Includes a comprehensive bibliography and a listing of cultural studies websites
  • Now available in paperback for the course market.
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List of Contributors.

1. What it is and what it isn't: Introducing . . . Cultural Studies. (Toby Miller).

Part I: Disciplines.

2. Interdisciplinarity. (Mark Gibson and Alec McHoul) Murdoch University.

3. Is There a Cultural Studies of Law? (Rosemary Coombe).

4. The Renewal of the Cultural in Sociology. (Randy Martin).

5. Sociology, Cultural Studies, and Disciplinary Boundaries. (Frank Webster).

6. Notes on the Traffic Between Cultural Studies and Science and Technology Studies: (Marianne de Laet).

7. Political Economy within Cultural Studies. (Richard Maxwell).

8. Cultural Studies and Philosophy: An Intervention. (Douglas Kellner).

9. "X" Never, Ever Marks the Spot: Archaeology and Cultural Studies. (Silke Morgenroth).

10. The Unbalanced Reciprocity Between Cultural Studies and Anthropology. (George E. Marcus).

11. Media Studies and Cultural Studies: A Symbiotic Convergence. (John Nguyet Erni).

Part II: Places.

12. Comparative Cultural Studies Traditions: Latin America and the U.S. (George Yudice).

13. Can Cultural Studies Speak Spanish? (Jorge Mariscal).

14. Australasia. (Graeme Turner).

15. Peripheral Vision: Chinese Cultural Studies in Hong Kong. (Eric Kit-wai Ma).

16. Decentering the Centre: Cultural Studies in Britain and its Legacy. (Ben Carrington).

17. European Cultural Studies. (Paul Moore).

Part III: Issues.

18. Let's Get Serious: Notes on Teaching Youth Culture. (Justin Lewis).

19. Looking Backwards and Forwards at Cultural Studies. (Paul Smith).

20. Close Encounters: Sport, Science, and Political Culture. (C. L. Cole).

21. Intellectuals, Culture, Policy: The Practical and the Critical. (Tony Bennett).

22. Listening to the State: Culture, Power, and Cultural Policy in Colombia. (Ana Mara Ochoa Gautier).

23. Museum Highlights: A Gallery Talk. (Andrea Fraser).

24. The Scandalous Fall of Feminism and the "First Black President". (Melissa Deem).

25. Rap and Feng Shui: On Ass Politics, Cultural Studies, and the Timbaland Sound. (Jason King).

26. Fashion. (Sarah Berry).

27. Cultural Studies and Race. (Robert Stam).

28. Globalization and Culture. (Toby Miller and Geoffrey Lawrence).

29. "Cricket, with a Plot": Nationalism, Cricket, and Diasporic Identities. (Suvendrini Perera).

Part IV: Sources.

30. Bibliographical Resources for Cultural Studies. (Toby Miller).


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Toby Miller University of California at Riverside.
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