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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 45.95
About Raymond Williams represents the overdue critical acclaim of Williams? lasting influence and unbroken repercussions in critical thought. His writings have effectively shaped the ways in which people understand the complexity of the notion of 'culture' and many of the ways it has been taken up in scholarly practice. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 124.95
This volume explores recent developments in the theory and practice of accommodating cultural diversity within democratic constitutional orders. It provides a broad vision of the constitutional management of cultural diversity as seen through the prisms of different disciplines and experiences, both theoretical and practical. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 155.00
The management of cultural diversity is a major challenge in many states. This book follows up the theoretical analysis of Ethnic Diversity and Public Policy with detailed case studies from leading international experts on Malaysia, Tanzania, Mauritius, Trinidad and Tobago, Northern Ireland, Spain and the United States of America to discover what... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 109.99
Acts of Giving examines issues surrounding donation-the giving of property, particularly landed property-in northern Spain during the tenth century. Exploring the place of giving within a broad complex of social and economic concerns, Wendy Davies highlights the centrality of Spain to some of the core themes of medieval European history. - ;Acts of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1992; US$ 42.95
With stories of hysterical teenagers and obsessive fans killing for their heroes, fans and fandom get a bad press. The Adoring Audience looks deeper into fan culture, particularly as it relates to identity, sexuality and textual production. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95
Theodor Adorno’s reputation as a cultural critic has been well-established for some time, but his status as a philosopher remains unclear. In Adorno and the Ends of Philosophy Andrew Bowie seeks to establish what Adorno can contribute to philosophy today. Adorno’s published texts are notably difficult and have tended to hinder his reception... more...
- SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 56.00
The economic and cultural role of the `creative industries' has gained a new prominence and centrality in recent years. These worlds are explored here through the most emblematic creative industry: advertising. Advertising Cultures presents a case-study of the social make-up, informal cultures and subjective identities of these creative practices. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 38.00
An engaging 2007 study of advertising and its interactions with literature, particularly satire and parody. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1982; US$ 35.95
Advertising is a form of communication that constantly impinges on our daily lives, yet we are often unaware of its more subtle form of persuasion, or of the extent to which it manipulates our (consumer) culture. This book sets out to examine advertising as a form of communication in contemporary society and also places it in its wider cultural and... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 98.00
Famille, je vous ai (encore et toujours à lesprit?), je vous aime un peu, beaucoup, ou je vous hais énormément? What are families like in contemporary France? And what begins to emerge when we consider them from the point of view of recent theoretical perspectives: (faulty) cohesion, (fake) coherence, (carefully planned... more...