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  • Gender & Pop Cultureby Adrienne Trier-Bieniek

    SensePublishers 2014; US$ 37.19

    Gender & Pop Culture provides a foundation for the study of gender, pop culture and media. This comprehensive, interdisciplinary text provides text-book style introductory and concluding chapters written by the editors, seven original contributor chapters on key topics and written in a variety of writing styles, discussion questions, additional... more...

  • Why Cultural Studies?by Gilbert B. Rodman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 30.95 US$ 26.82

    Why Cultural Studies? is a rallying call for a reinvigoration of the project of cultural studies that provides a critical analysis of its meteoric rise to the academic fore and makes a convincing argument for the pressing need for a renewed investment in, and re-evaluation of, its core ideals. Rodman argues that there are valuable lessons we... more...

  • Representing "U": Popular Culture, Media, and Higher Educationby Pauline J. Reynolds

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13

    From the magazines and newspapers of the mid-1800s to movies and apps of the twenty-first century, popular culture and media in the United States provide prolific representations of higher education. This report positions artifacts of popular culture as pedagogic texts able to (mis)educate viewers and consumers regarding the purpose, values, and people... more...

  • Moreby Ronald Bishop

    Baylor University Press 2011; US$ 39.95

    Gone are the days of enjoying life?s simple pleasures for pleasure?s sake. Twenty-first-century Americans are on a mission to cram every second of their earthly existence with significant accomplishments and momentous events. Even the most mundane undertaking must be approached with zeal, gusto, and expertise, or so the media persuade us to believe.... more...

  • Cultural Citizenshipby Nick Stevenson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 44.00

    Why has 'culture' become central to political debates? How might we rethink questions of citizenship in an information age? Will cosmopolitanism become the key ideal of the future? This guide links questions of identity, individualization, multiculturalism, and mediation to a politics of culture. more...

  • Ideology and the Social Sciencesby Graham Kinloch; Raj Mohan

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 84.00

    The extent to which modern social science continues to reflect the subjective traits of authors and the contexts in which they operate, rather than the objective facts or insights they claim to develop, remains one of the most striking features of social science research and writing. Kinloch and Mohan provide a multidisciplinary and worldwide examination... more...

  • Entre la métropolisation et le village globalby Jean-Marc Fontan; Juan-Luis Klein; Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1999; US$ 33.75

    Quelles conditions jouent en faveur du développement ou du mal-développement des espaces métropolitains ? À une époque où les métropoles constituent des entités intermédiaires et de plus en plus détachées de leur espace national, elles participent spécifiquement à la production de la... more...

  • De staat van informatieby Scientific Council for Government Policy; D. Broeders; C.M.K.C. Cuijpers; J.E.J. Prins

    Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 55.00

    Dit boek bevat een negental essays over de toenemende digitalisering bij de overheid en de invloed daarvan op de overheid/burger-relatie. De positieve ontwikkelingen, maar ook de zwakke plekken worden blootgelegd en mogelijke verbeterpunten worden beschreven. De essays leveren een belangrijke bijdrage aan het project van de Wetenschappelijke Raad voor... more...

  • The Idea of Cultureby Terry Eagleton

    Wiley 2013; US$ 34.95 US$ 30.29

    Terry Eagleton's book, in this vital new series from Blackwell, focuses on discriminating different meanings of culture, as a way of introducing to the general reader the contemporary debates around it. more...

  • The Pointby Jon Baskin; Jonny Thakkar; Etay Zwick

    Agate Publishing 2010; US$ 12.00

    A Chicago-based, twice-yearly journal of essays on contemporary life and culture, which has already been highly praised by writers and commentators from around the world. more...