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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00
What distinguishes humans from all other animals? In this book, rationality, social learning, and cooperation ? the basis of cultural evolution ? are placed under the microscope from a comparative philosophical perspective. The view is developed that anthropological difference is based upon the sum of many small differences, and that we... more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2004; US$ 57.76
Als Instanzen der Beschreibung moderner Gesellschaften gewinnen die Kulturwissenschaften immer mehr an Bedeutung. Rund 100 Autoren aus diversen Fachgebieten haben in diesem Handbuch ihre Forschungen zu den Methoden und Themen der Kulturwissenschaft zusammengetragen. Sie stellen damit die junge Disziplin auf ein theoretisches Fundament und geben einen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 195.00
Research on popular culture is a dynamic, fast-growing domain. In scholarly terms, it cuts across many areas, including communication studies, sociology, history, American studies, anthropology, literature, journalism, folklore, economics, and media and cultural studies. The Routledge Companion to Global Popular Culture provides an authoritative,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95
Recent years have witnessed a burgeoning interest in the study of everyday life within the social sciences and humanities. In Critiques of Everyday Life Michael Gardiner proposes that there exists a counter-tradition within everyday life theorising. This counter-tradition has sought not merely to describe lived experience, but to transform it by... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95
The body occupies a prime position in contemporary theoretical work, yet still there is no consensus on exactly what it is and what constitutes it. Contested Bodies brings together a number of different accounts and perspectives on the body, drawing out some of the key connections and disjunctures from this most contested of topics. This volume... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 31.95
'...well-written and accessible. Making the difficult seem easy is Fiske's great talent. No introductory reading list in the field would be complete without a Fiske' - Sociology In Reading the Popular, John Fiske analyzes popular "texts" to reveal both their explicit, implicit (and often opposite) meanings and uses, and the social and political dynamics... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95
Culture has become a touchstone of interdisciplinary conversation. For readers interested in sociology, the social sciences and the humanities, this book maps major classical and contemporary analyses and cultural controversies in relation to social processes, everyday life, and axes of ordering and difference - such as race, class and gender. Hall,... more...