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  • Cultural Rightsby Celia Lury

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 69.95

    Cultural Rights aims to combine sociology of culture and cultural studies approaches to provide an innovative interpretation of contemporary culture. It develops Walter Benjamin's arguments on the effects of mechanical reproduction by seeing what has happened to originality and authenticity in postmodern culture. One aspect of this culture is that... more...

  • Prosthetic Cultureby Celia Lury

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    In a fascinating account of how technology is altering our consciousness, Celia Lury shows how the manipulation of photographic images and ways of seeing can so redefine the relation between consciousness, the body and memory as to create a 'prosthetic culture' whose capacities both extend and threaten our humanity. We live in a society in which some... more...

  • Brandsby Celia Lury

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 61.95

    Brands are everywhere: in the air, on the high-street, in the kitchen, on television and, maybe even on your feet. But what are they? The brand, that point of connection between company and consumer, has become one of the key cultural forces of our time and one of the most important vehicles of globalization. This book offers a detailed and innovative... more...

  • Inventive Methodsby Celia Lury; Nina Wakeford

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Social and cultural research has changed dramatically in the last few years, but methods texts have not kept pace with these changes. This volume provides a set of new approaches for the investigation of the contemporary world. Building on the increasing importance of methodologies that cut across disciplines, more than twenty expert authors explain... more...

  • Feminism and Autobiographyby Tess Coslett; Celia Lury; Penny Summerfield

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 68.95

    Featuring essays by leading feminist scholars from a variety of disciplines, this key text explores the latest developments in autobiographical studies. The collection is structured around the inter-linked concepts of genre, inter-subjectivity and memory. Whilst exemplifying the very different levels of autobiographical activity going on in feminist... more...

  • Inventive Lifeby Mariam Fraser; Sarah Kember; Celia Lury

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 37.95

    This book demonstrates how and why vitalism?the idea that life cannot be explained by the principles of mechanism?matters now. Vitalism resists closure and reductionism in the life sciences while simultaneously addressing the object of life itself. The aim of this collection is to consider the questions that vitalism makes it possible to ask: questions... more...

  • Global Nature, Global Cultureby Sarah Franklin; Celia Lury; Jackie Stacey

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 56.00

    `An excellent book. The authors have the rare capacity to handle popular culture and case studies in a theoretically informed manner. Original and well researched' - Mike Featherstone, Nottingham Trent University Understandings of globalization have been little explored in relation to gender or related concerns such as identity, subjectivity... more...

  • Transformationsby Sarah Ahmed; Jane Kilby; Celia Lury; Maureen Mcneil; Beverley Skeggs

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    With contributions from some of the most important current feminist thinkers, Transformations traces both the shifts in thinking that have allowed feminism to arrive at its present point, and the way that feminist agendas have progressed in line with wider social developments. A thorough reassessment of feminism's place in contemporary life,... more...

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