Published December 10, 2008
Textbook - 672 Pages
ISBN 9781405874212 - CAT# Y159554
For Instructors Request Inspection Copy
The new 4th edition of John Storey’s successful reader in Cultural Theory and Popular Culture is a companion volume to Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction, now in its 5th edition. The Reader offers students the opportunity to experience at first hand the theorists and critics discussed in Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction. It can be used both in conjunction with and independently of the textbook.
Taken as a whole, the reader provides a theoretical, analytical and historical introduction to the study of popular culture and provides key primary coverage of fundamental issues in cultural studies.
New to this edition:
- 4 new readings:
- fully revised general and section introductions from the editor, contextualising and linking the readings with key issues from the textbook
- full updated bibliography
The new edition is essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students of cultural studies, media studies, communication studies, the sociology of culture, popular culture and other related subjects.
Introduction: The Study of Popular Culture and Cultural Studies Part One: The 'Culture and Civilization' Tradition - Introduction 1. Culture and Anarchy Matthew Arnold 2. Mass Civilisation and Minority Culture F.R. Leavis Part Two: Culturalism Introduction 3. The Full Rich Life & The Newer Mass Art: Sex in Shiny Packets Richard Hoggart 4. The Analysis of Culture Raymond Williams 5. Preface from The Making of the English Woking Class E.P. Thompson 6. The Young Audience Stuart Hall and Paddy Whannel Part Three: Marxism Introduction 7. Ruling Class and Rudling Ideas Karl Marx and Frederick Engles 8. Base and Superstructure Karl Marx 9. Letter to Joseph Bloch Frederick Engels 10. On Popular Music Theodor W. Adornon 11. Hegemony, Intellectuals and the State Antonio Gramsci 12. Popular Culture and the 'turn of Gramsci' Tony Bennett 13. Rockin' Hegemony: West Coast Rock and Amerika's War in Vietnam John Storey 14. Pleasurable Negotiations Christine Gledhill 15. The Rediscovery of 'Ideology': Return of the Repressed in Media Studies Stuart Hall 16. Post-Marxism without Apologies Ernesto Laclau with Chantal Mouffe Part Four: Feminism Introduction 17. Dallas and the Ideology of Mass Culture Ien Ang 18. Feminist Approaches to Popular Culture: Giving Patriarchy its Due Lana F. Rakow 19. Reading Reading the Romance Janice Radway 20. Soap Opera and Utopia Christine Geraghty 21. Imitation and Gender Insubordination Judith Butler Part Five: Psychoanalysis, Structuralism and Post-structuralism Introduction 22. The Dream-Work Sigmund Freud 23. The Mirror Stage Jacques Lacan 24. Myth Today Roland Barthes 25. The Structure of Myth & The Structure of the Western Film Will Wright 26. Jules Verne: The Faulty Narrative Pierre Macherey 27. Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses Louis Althusser 28. Method Michel Foucault 29. Feminism & The Principle of Poststructuralism Chris Weedon 30. From Reality to the Real Slavoj Zizek Part Six: 'Race', Racism and Representation Introduction 31. 'Get up, get into it and get involved' - Soul, Civil Rights and Black Power Paul Gilroy 32. The Color Purple: Black Women and Cultural Readers Jacqueline Bobo 33. What is this 'Black' in Black Popular Culture? Stuart Hall 34. Black Postmodernist Practices Cornel West (interviewed by Anders Stephanson) 35. Postmodern Blackness Bell Hooks 36. Musical Jihad Amir Saeed Part Seven: Postmodenism Introduction 37. The Precession of Simulacra Jean Baudrillard 38. From Here to Modernity: Feminism and Postmodernism Barbara Creed 39. Feminism, Reading, Postmodernism Meaghan Morris 40. Postmodernism and 'The Other Side' Dick Hebige 41. Fashion and Postmodernism Elizabeth Wilson 42. Genericity in the Nineties Jim Collins 43. Doctor Who and the Convergence of Media Neil Perryman Part Eight: The Politics of the Popular Introudction 44. Distinction & The Aristocracy of Culture Pierre Bourdieu 45. Notes on Deconstructing 'the Popular' Stuart Hall 46. Cultural Entrepreneurship in Nineteenth-Century Boston: The Creaion of an Organizational Base for High Culture in America Paul DiMaggio 47. Cultural Production Terry Lovell 48. The Practice of Everyday Life Michel de Certeau 49. The New Validation of Popular Culture: Sense and Sentimentality in Academia Michael Schudson 50. The Popular Economy John Fiske 51. Feminist Desire and Female Pleasure Ien Ang 52. Pessimism, Optimism, Pleasure: The Future of Cultural Studies Duncan Webster 53. Trajectories of Cultural Populism Jim McGuigan 54. Political Economy and Cultural Studies: Reconciliation or Divorce? Nicholas Garnham 55. Cultural Studies vs. Political Economy: Is Anybody Else Bored with this Debate? Lawrence Grossberg
We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption.