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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    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...

  • Teaching Cultural Studiesby Gabriele Linke

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 21.95

    Hauptbeschreibung In previous years, many introductions to cultural studies have been published, but there have been few studies that reflected on and systematised teaching experiences, course design, and teaching and learning techniques in the field. This volume is an attempt to close this gap by recording instructors' experiences and insights and... more...

  • Transformation der Kulturpolitikby Maria Davydchyk

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 39.99

    Maria Davydchyk untersucht die Transformation, Ergebnisse und Besonderheiten der kulturpolitischen Veränderungen in Russland, der Ukraine, Polen und auf dem Gebiet der ehemaligen DDR. Im Mittelpunkt steht die Frage, wie die Transformation der Kulturpolitik charakterisiert werden kann und welche Dimensionen dieser Prozess umfasst. Anhand einer historisch... more...

  • Visionen des Neuenby Benedikt Hjartarson

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2013; US$ 56.30

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Aktivitäten der historischen Avantgardebewegungen, die im frühen 20. Jahrhundert das künstlerische Feld in Europa prägten, gingen unmittelbar mit dem Verfassen, der Herausgabe und Verbreitung von Manifesten einher. Die entsprechenden Texte dienten sowohl der Darstellung der jeweiligen Bewegungen in der Öffentlichkeit als auch... more...

  • Why Cultural Studiesby Gilbert B. Rodman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95

    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...

  • Africa, Cultural Studies and Differenceby Keyan Tomaselli; Handel Kashope Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Cultural Studies has evolved and continues to evolve primarily along regional lines. However uncomfortable this might be, the genie of British cultural studies cannot be returned to the bottle of history. Thus, national versions of cultural studies have arisen in a few African countries. This book engages two critical and seemingly contradictory tasks:... more...

  • Against Hybridityby Haim Hazan

    Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95

    One of the major characteristics of our contemporary culture is a positive, almost banal, view of the transgression and disruption of cultural boundaries. Strangers, migrants and nomads are celebrated in our postmodern world of hybrids and cyborgs. But we pay a price for this celebration of hybridity: the non-hybrid figures in our societies are ignored,... more...

  • Begegnungen von Kulturenby Karl Friedrich Bohler; Michael Corsten

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 29.99

    Werden durch kulturelle Differenzen besondere soziale Beziehungen gestiftet? Werden gesellschaftliche Distanzen durch die Ungleichzeitigkeit der Entwicklung in unterschiedlichen Kulturen größer? Und werden interkulturelle Begegnungen in der globalisierten Moderne nicht nur häufiger, sondern auch intensiver? Diesen und verwandten Fragen geht der vorliegende... more...

  • The Bodyby Lisa Jean Moore; Monica J. Casper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95

    This college-level handbook offers a comprehensive and accessible overview of sociological and cultural perspectives on the human body. Organized along the lines of a standard anatomical textbook delineated by body parts and processes, this volume subverts the expected content in favor of providing tools for social and cultural analysis. Students... more...

  • Celebrity Cultureby Caroline Y. Robertson-von Trotha

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 30.92

    Celebrity culture : Stars in der Mediengesellschaft more...