Constructing Identity in Twentieth-century Spain
Theoretical Debates and Cultural Practice
Edited by Jo Labanyi
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Constructing Identity in Twentieth-century Spain by Jo Labanyi
Book DescriptionThis volume is designed to further the study of Spanish culture in the broad sense of the network of symbolic systems through which social groups construct and negotiate a sense of identity or identities. The emphasis is on culture as a set of practices rather than as a corpus of texts. The aim is to introduce readers to current theoretical debates in a range of disciplines, as well as to inform them about specific areas of twentieth-century Spanish culture. The four sections on 'Ethnicity and Migration', 'Gender', 'Popular Culture', and 'The Local and the Global' cover ethnography, music, TV, advertising, popular literature, medical discourse, film, posters, museums, and urban development.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780198159933
(223mm x 145mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 18-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Jo Labanyi
Jo Labanyi is Professor of Spanish and Cultural Studies at the University of Southampton and Director of the Institute of Romance Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London. Her books include (ed. with Lou Charnon-Deutsch) Culture and Gender in Nineteenth-Century Spain (1995), (ed. with Helen Graham) Spanish Cultural Studies (1995), and Gender and Modernization in the Spanish Realist Novel (2000), all published by Oxford University Press.
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