Cultural Subjects: A Popular Culture Reader

Paperback | July 30, 2004

byAllan J. Gedalof, Jonathan Boulter, Joel Faflak

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Cultural Subjects: A Popular Culture Reader is a brand new collection of 22 readings by well-known international scholars in various areas of cultural studies. Recognizing that pop culture is a global phenomenon, it features Canadian selections alongside classic writings in the field prefaced by student-friendly introductions.

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Cultural Subjects: A Popular Culture Reader is a brand new collection of 22 readings by well-known international scholars in various areas of cultural studies. Recognizing that pop culture is a global phenomenon, it features Canadian selections alongside classic writings in the field prefaced by student-friendly introductions.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.25 × 7.38 × 0.75 inPublished:July 30, 2004Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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A Preface to InstructorsA Preface to StudentsAcknowledgementsGeneral IntroductionPart 1: General and Historical Overview of Cultural StudiesPart 2: Cultural Studies TheoryReadingsUnit I: Cultural SubjectsIntroduction1. Andrew Bennett and Nicholas Royle, "Me"2. Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer, "The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception"3. Dick Hebdige, "From Culture to Hegemony," from Subculture: The Meaning of Style4. Walter Benjamin, from "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction"5. Marshall McLuhan, "The Gadget Lover: Narcissus as Narcosis," from Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man6. Jean Baudrillard, "The Precession of Simulacra"7. Paul Rutherford, "Made in America: The Problem of Mass Culture in Canada"8. Naomi Klein, "Alt.everything: The Youth Market and the Marketing of Cool" from No LogoUnit II: Popular FormsIntroduction9. Janice Radway, "Romance and the Work of Fantasy: Struggles over Feminine Sexuality and Subjectivity at Century''s End"10. Minelle Mahtani and Scott Salmon, "Site Reading? Globalization, Identity, and the Consumption of Place in Popular Music"11. Lynne Joyrich, "Good Reception? Television, Gender, and the Critical View"12. Cecily Devereux, "''Canadian Classic'' and ''Commodity Export'': The Nationalism of ''Our'' Anne of Green Gables"13. Laura Marks, "Packaged for Export, Contents under Pressure: Canadian Film and Video in a U.S. Context."Unit III: Cultural Sites and Material CultureIntroduction14. Raymond Williams, "Advertising: The Magic System"15. Jeffrey Auerbach, "Art, Advertising, and the Legacy of Empire"16. Karen Dubinsky, from The Second Greatest Disappointment: Honeymooning and Tourism at Niagara Falls17. Rob Shields, "Social Spatialization and the Built Environment: The West Edmonton Mall"Unit IV: Reading the Body in Popular CultureIntroduction18. Linda Mizejewski, "Action Bodies in Futurist Spaces: Bodybuilder Stardom as Special Effect"19. Barbara Creed, "Horror and the Monstrous-Feminine: An Imaginary Abjection"20. Scott Bukatman, from Terminal Identity: The Virtual Subject in Postmodern Science Fiction21. Mizuko Ito, "Virtually Embodied: The Reality of Fantasy in a Multi-User Dungeon"22. Ann duCille, "Dyes and Dolls: Multicultural Barbie and the Merchandizing of Difference"GlossaryIndexCopyright Acknowledgements