Popular Culture: Global Intercultural Perspectives

Paperback | July 29, 2014

byAnn Brooks

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Through popular culture, we can define, explore and experiment with our identities. This vibrant text provides an understanding of popular culture in a globalized world through the intersection of sociology and cultural studies, combining cultural theory with a wide range of examples from everyday life, including fashion, social networking and music, drawn from the United States, the UK and the Asia-Pacific.

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Through popular culture, we can define, explore and experiment with our identities. This vibrant text provides an understanding of popular culture in a globalized world through the intersection of sociology and cultural studies, combining cultural theory with a wide range of examples from everyday life, including fashion, social networ...

Ann Brooks is a Senior Visiting Research Fellow and Visiting Scholar at the Asia Research Institute at the National University of Singapore. She was Professor of Sociology and Cultural Studies at the University of Adelaide, Australia, and is currently part of the Australian Research Council funded Centre of Excellence for the History ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 9.3 × 6.06 × 0.38 inPublished:July 29, 2014Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230361358

ISBN - 13:9780230361355

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Popular Culture, A Hybrid Field of Study
1. Popular Culture, Hybridity and Cultural Consumption
2. Cultural Consumption and Cultural Identity
3. Popular Culture, Hybridity and Identity
4. Fashion and Style – the Material Dimension
5. Dance, Body and Popular Culture
6. Popular Culture, Hybridity and Hip-Hop - Peter Webb
7. Visual Popular Culture
8. Digital Technology and Social Networking.
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