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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
This book seeks to both showcase and further develop innovative research and debates on contemporary Arab cultural production. Popular culture in the form of cinema, popular music, literature, visual media and cyber-cultures, both local and imported, enjoy a central role in Arab cultural life, and the contributors to this innovative collection showcase... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Throughout its history, popular mass-mediated culture has turned its attention to representing and interrogating organizational life. As early as Charlie Chaplin?s cinematic classic Modern Times and as recently as the primetime television hit The Simpsons , we see cultural products that engage reflexively in coming to terms with the meaning of... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00
Flatulence ? male nudity ? abortion ? masturbation: these are just a few of the taboo topics in the United States. What do culturally enforced silences about certain subjects say about our society?and our latent fears? This work provides a broad yet detailed overview of popular culture's most avoided topics to explain why they remain off-limits and... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.49
The number one New York Times bestselling author of Bias delivers another bombshell?this time aimed at . . . 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America No preaching. No pontificating. Just some uncommon sense about the things that have made this country great?and the culprits who are screwing it up. Bernard Goldberg takes dead aim at the America... more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 13.12
With an exhaustive knowledge of popular culture and an effortless ability to spin brilliant prose out of unlikely subject matter, Klosterman attacks the entire spectrum of postmodern America: reality TV, Internet porn, breakfast cereal, serial killers, Pamela Anderson, literary Jesus freaks, and the real difference between apples and oranges (of... more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 16.03
Chuck Klosterman has become the pop culture commentator of his time. Now, our favourite popular phenomenon offers new introductions, outros, segues, and footnotes around a collection sure to enlarge his following. Chuck Klosterman IV is divided into three parts: Part I: Things That Are True showcases Chuck's best profiles and trend stories from... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99
What do we mean by 'culture'? This word, purloined by journalists to denote every kind of collective habit, lies at the centre of contemporary debates about the past and future of society. In this thought-provoking book, Roger Scruton argues for the religious origin of culture in all its forms, and mounts a defence of the 'high culture' of our... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 40.00
"This is a thoughtful update on previous editions; Julier takes time to pick up on 'sticky' issues and explain them in detail without sounding pedantic or over-bearing. This new edition will be a welcome addition to contemporary design culture and of use to designers and students alike." - Dr Juliette MacDonald , Edinburgh College of Art more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 2014; US$ 14.95
This book sheds light on those things that people in power?government, religious leaders, corporations, the rich and well connected?would just as soon wish you didn't know. To them secrets are power. And they'll do whatever it takes to keep them that way?suppressing the truth and covering up facts that might make the rest of us angry enough to challenge... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2011; US$ 10.99
Brothers and sisters! Here at last is a light-hearted, free-spirited, groovy guide to the timeless hippie skills and activities that make the world a better place, one macrame belt at a time. In illustrated, easy-to-follow instructions, author Chelsea Cain?who grew up on an Iowa hippie commune?provides practical and playful know-how for the hippie... more...