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  • Popular Cultureby Marcel Danesi

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 39.50

    Danesi employs the lens of history to explore the relationship between popular culture’s content and the means by which it is delivered. The third edition features new chapters on the commercial context of pop culture and explicitly focused on digital culture, as well as exercises and discussion prompts to deepen understanding. more...

  • Culture in Minds and Societiesby Jaan Valsiner

    SAGE India 2007; US$ 75.00

    Culture in Minds and Societies makes a decisive break from the post-modernist. theoretical framework that considers knowledge as local and situation-specific. and restores the goal of construction of general knowledge to the social sciences. While recognizing the uniqueness of all human personal experience from birth to. death, it emphasizes the universality... more...

  • Nationalkultur oder europäische Werte?by Julia Sattler

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 54.47

    Julia Sattler geht der Frage nach, ob die Auswärtige Kulturpolitik Deutschlands, Frankreichs und Großbritanniens national orientiert bleibt oder ob sie sich zunehmend in den Dienst einer europäischen Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik stellt. Es zeigt sich, dass die Anstrengungen der EU-Mitgliedstaaten, die Union als kohärente Kraft in den internationalen... more...

  • Transformation der Kulturpolitikby Maria Davydchyk

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 36.64

    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...

  • Performing Femininityby Lesa Lockford

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 38.00

    Humorous yet touching, Performing Femininity challenges traditional and feminist perspectives on gender. As 'a woman whose brand of feminism is suspect,' Lesa Lockford places herself in the most shameful, the most abject circumstances: an image obsessed weight-watcher, an exotic dancer, and a theatrical performer. By exposing herself to the abject,... more...

  • Adorno and the Ends of Philosophyby Andrew Bowie

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.46

    Theodor Adorno’s reputation as a cultural critic has been well-established for some time, but his status as a philosopher remains unclear. In Adorno and the Ends of Philosophy Andrew Bowie seeks to establish what Adorno can contribute to philosophy today. Adorno’s published texts are notably difficult and have tended to hinder his reception... more...

  • Philosophy in Cultural Theoryby Peter Osborne

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Philosophy in Cultural Theory boldly crosses disciplinary boundaries to offer a philosophical critique of cultural theory today. Drawing on the legacy of Walter Benjamin, Peter Osborne looks critically at central philosophical debates in cultural theory, such as: * the relationship between sign and image * the technological basis of cultural form... more...

  • LARB Digital Editionby Jonathan Hahn

    Los Angeles Review of Books 2014; US$ 2.99

    Does an academic boycott of Israel advance, or damage, the cause for peace in the Middle East? We brought together eight leading scholars to debate the question in an unprecedented forum, "Academic Activism: Israelis, Palestinians, and the Ethics of Boycott." Collectively, their essays equal parts incisive, provocative, and passionate deliver a... more...

  • Gender & Pop Cultureby Adrienne Trier-Bieniek

    SensePublishers 2014; US$ 41.26

    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$ 27.86

    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...