The Cultural Studies Reader by Simon DuringThe Cultural Studies Reader by Simon During

The Cultural Studies Reader

EditorSimon During

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The Cultural Studies Reader is the ideal introduction for students to this exciting discipline. A revised introduction explaining the history and key concerns of cultural studies brings together important articles by leading thinkers to provide an essential guide to the development, key issues and future directions of cultural studies.

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Simon Duringis a Professor of English and Cultural Studies at Johns Hopkins University, USA. He is the author ofCultural Studies: A Critical Introduction(2005);Modern Enchantments: The Cultural Power of Secular Magic(2004) andFoucault and Literature(1992).
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Title:The Cultural Studies ReaderFormat:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 9.75 × 7 × 1.3 inPublished:April 19, 2007Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415374138

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Table of Contents

1. IntroductionSimon During PART 1: THEORY AND METHOD 2. Cultural Studies and Its Theoretical LegaciesStuart Hall3.The Organization of Education and of CultureAntonio Gramsci4. The Work of Art in the Age of Its Technological ReproductionWalter Benjamin5.From Work to TextRoland Barthes6.Field of Power, Literary Field and HabitusPierre Bourdieu7. Bourgeois Hysteria and the CarnivalesquePeter Stallybrass and Allon White8. Culture and PolicyTony Bennett9. Banality in Cultural StudiesMeaghan Morris PART 2: CULTURE IN SPACE10. Notes on the New Town HenriLefebvre11. Walking in the CityMichel de Certeau12. Space, Power and KnowledgeMichel Foucault13. PoliticsGilles Deleuze and Claire Parnet PART 3: GLOBALISATION/POSTMODERNISM14. Postmodernization, or the Informatization of ProductionMichael Hardt and Antonio Negri15. ¿Naked Bodies¿: Experimenting with Intimate Relations Among Migrant Workers in South ChinaEric Ma and Hau Ling ¿Helen¿ Cheng16. Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural EconomyArjun Appadurai PART 4: NATIONALISM/POSTCOLONIALISM/MULTICULTURALISM17. The New Subaltern: A Silent InterviewGayatri Spivak18. Traveling Theory ReconsideredEdward Said19. Imagined Communities: Nationalism¿s Cultural RootsBenedict Anderson20. The Crises of ¿Race¿ and RaciologyPaul GilroyPART 5: SCIENCE, NATURE & CYBERCULTURE21. Ideas of NatureRaymond Williams22. GramophoneFriedrich A. Kittler23. War of the WorldsBruno Latour24. A Cyborg ManifestoDonna HarawayPART 6: SEXUALITY & GENDER25. The Independent WomanSimone de Beauvoir26. Upping the Anti (Sic) In Feminist TheoryTeresa de Lauretis27.Subversive Bodily ActsJudith Butler28. AxiomaticEve Kosofsky SedgwickPART 7: CONSUMPTION AND THE MARKET29. The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass DeceptionTheodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer30. What is Art?C.L.R. James31. Subculture and StyleDick Hebdige32. Public Arts Funding: Who Benefits?Justin Lewis33. History ¿ Spectacle ¿ ResistanceRussell A. Potter PART 8: MEDIA AND PUBLIC SPHERES34. Encoding, DecodingStuart Hall35. Rethinking the Public Sphere: A Contribution to the Critique of Actually Existing DemocracyNancy Fraser36. The Institutional Matrix of RomanceJanice A. Radway37. The Net and Multiple RealitiesJodi DeanBibliography Index

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Praise for the 3rd edition - 'a major collection of previously published work... It nevertheless continues to represent a collection of major work in and around the disciplinary intersections that the not-discipline of cultural studies likes to call home. Ultimately, this is one collection that's still worth having on your bookshelf.' - M/C-Reviews