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Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction [Paperback]

Prof John Storey
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12 Oct 2000
In this third edition of his successful introduction to cultural theory and popular culture, John Storey has extensively revised the text throughout. As before, the book presents a clear and critical survey of competing theoriesof and various approaches to popular culture. In addition to the theories and approaches discussed in the the first two editions, there is a new section issues involved in the on Queer Theory.  Four earlier sections have been extended, with new material on Reading Romance, Reading Women¹s Magazines, Feminism as Social Practice, Men¹s Studies and Masculinities. Illustrations have been added. Retaining the accessible approach of the the first two editions, and using relevant and appropriate examples from the texts and practices of popular culture, this new edition is bound to remain a favourite with students and lecturers alike.


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  • Paperback: 248 pages
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall; 3 edition (12 Oct 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0582423635
  • ISBN-13: 978-0582423633
  • Product Dimensions: 23.4 x 17.2 x 1.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 416,986 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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In this third edition of his successful introduction to cultural theory and
popular culture, John Storey has extensively revised the text throughout. As
before, the book presents a clear and critical survey of competing theories
of and various approaches to popular culture. In addition to the theories
and approaches discussed in the the first two editions, there is a new
section issues involved in the on Queer Theory. Four earlier sections have
been extended, with new material on Reading Romance, Reading Women¹s
Magazines, Feminism as Social Practice, Men¹s Studies and Masculinities.
Illustrations have been added.
Retaining the accessible approach of the the first two editions, and using
relevant and appropriate examples from the texts and practices of popular
culture, this new edition is bound to remain a favourite with students and
lecturers alike.
Features
¬ New section on Queer Theory
¬ Illustrations
¬ List of relevant websites
¬ Exciting new companion website specifically designed to promote further
understanding of the study of cultural theory and popular culture
¬ The book has grown from a first edition of 65,000 to a third edition of
in excess of 100,000 words
¬ Extensively revised and updated throughout
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.
Dr John Storey is Professor of Cultural Studies and Director of the Centre
for Research in Media and Cultural Studies, University of Sunderland. His
published work includes the successful companion volume Cultural Theory and
Popular Culture- A Reader, second edition (PH/HW 1998), and three other
books What is Cultural Studies- A Reader (1996), Cultural Studies and the
Study of Popular Culture (1996), Cultural Consumption and Everyday Life
(1999).

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I was finding the cultural side of my degree really difficult, but this book makes the theory so much easier to understand. I can successfully write excellent assignments alongside it. It is an excellent, well written book.
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