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A collection of essays on identity and the self from some of the biggest names in social theory...

Textual Poachers

Television Fans and Participatory Culture


The twentieth anniversary edition of Henry Jenkins’s Textual Poachers brings this now-canonical...

Cultural Studies

Theory and Practice


"It is comprehensive in scope, clearly written, competent and accurate, and yet provides an original...

Free Press (2003)

Now in its fifth edition, Diffusion of Innovations is a classic work on the spread of new ideas. ...

The Culture Code

An Ingenious Way to Understand Why People Around the World Live and Buy as They Do


Why are people around the world so very different? What makes us live, buy, even love as we do? The...


What is 'Latin American Studies'? This companion gives a concise and accessible overview of the...

The Public Sphere

An Introduction


This book provides an introduction to the concept of the public sphere.

Body Work

Beauty and Self-Image in American Culture

Today women are lifting weights to build muscle, wrapping their bodies in seaweed to reduce unwanted...


Michel Foucault's work is one of the most influential sources of ideas in the humanities and social...

The Seventies

The Great Shift in American culture, Society, and Politics

Free Press (2001)

Most of us think of the 1970s as an "in-between" decade, the uninspiring years that happened to fall...