Introducing Cultural and Media Studies
A Semiotic Approach
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Introducing Cultural and Media Studies by Tony Thwaites
Book DescriptionThis second edition of "Tools for Cultural Studies", has been revised and updated for a new generation of students taking introductory courses in cultural studies and cultural analysis at a tertiary level. Clear, applied and very easy to follow, it provides a solid grounding in the key terms and theories necessary for the study of popular culture and media texts. Without underestimating the complexity of the social, this text encourages a critical and inventive attitude to cultural theory and, through its practical step by step approach, is very confidence building. References and resources have been revised to include Web addresses, and examples are tailored to appeal to a broad international readership.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333972489
(240mm x 159mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 7-Mar-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This second edition has been revised and updated for a new generation of students taking introductory courses in cultural studies and cultural analysis at a tertiary level. It provides a solid grounding in the key terms and theories necessary for the study of popular culture and media texts.
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Author Biography - Tony Thwaites
TONY THWAITES teaches and writes on cultural studies and literary studies at the University of Queensland. His most recent book is a study of James Joyce, Joycean Temporalities: Debts, Promises and Countersignatures (University Press of Florida, 2001). LLOYD DAVIS is Reader in English at the University of Queensland. He is the author of a number of essays and books on literary studies. He is also one of the co-authors of Structures and Strategies: An Introduction to Academic Writing (Palgrave, 1996). WARWICK MULES teaches and reads in cultural studies and critical theory at Central Queensland University. He has numerous publications in the area of visuality and culture.
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