Re-Reading Popular Culture
Rethinking Gender, Television, and Popular Media Audiences
By (author) Joke Hermes
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Re-Reading Popular Culture by Joke Hermes
Book Description"Re-reading Popular Culture" is an entertaining investigation of the meanings and value of popular culture today. It explores the theme of cultural citizenship by combining textual analysis and media reception theory to analyze popular culture. It includes such contemporary issues as the rewriting of masculinity after the success of feminism, and the layers of meaning in semi-public and private talk of multiculturalism and ethnicity. It traces its topics across a variety of media forms and texts, including sports; detective fiction and police series; and, children's television and games. It is clearly and accessibly written for the student, scholar, and general reader.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405122443
(234mm x 161mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 8-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Joke Hermes
Re-Reading Popular Culture, Paperback (August 2005)
Presents an investigation of the meanings and value of popular culture. This title explores the theme of cultural citizenship by combining textual analysis and media reception theory to analyze popular culture. It traces its topics across a variety of media forms and texts, including sports; detective series; and, children's television and games.
Reading Women's Magazines, Paperback (April 1995)» View all books by Joke Hermes
Presents a study of how people use media products, how they fit into their day-to-day lives and more. This book focuses on women's magazines, on how they are read and the role they play in their readers (mainly women's) lives.
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Author Biography - Joke Hermes
Joke Hermes is Lecturer in the Department of Media and Culture at the University of Amsterdam. She is the author of Reading Women's Magazines (1995) and co-editor of Public Places, Popular Issues (1998).
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