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Studying Culture
By Judy Giles

Studying Culture

A Practical Introduction 2nd Revised edition

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Studying Culture by Judy Giles

Book Description

Fully revised and updated, this second edition is an ideal introduction for those who are new to the study of culture. Featuring global case studies, selections of readings, exercises, and commentary throughout, it spans the subject from issues of identity through to technological trends. * Explores key issues and theories on identities, representation, histories, places, and spaces, discussing the various interpretations of culture and cultural studies * Incorporates new work on the study of space, place, identity, gender, and cultural history, as well as new sections on cultural studies theories and methodology in each chapter * Introduces more complex issues including high and popular culture, subjectivities, consumption, and new technologies, and a fully updated section on new and enduring trends in technology and culture

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405155922
ISBN-10: 1405155922
Format: Paperback
(227mm x 153mm x 18mm)
Pages: 328
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Parlour and the Suburb by Judy Giles Parlour and the Suburb, Paperback (January 2004)

Classic accounts of modernity have generally ignored or marginalized women, relegating them to the private sphere of home, sexuality and personal relationships. This book discusses the highly gendered nature of the concept of modernity which has, to date, marginalized the domestic space and women's traditional role as 'homemakers'.

Writing Englishness: An Introductory Sourcebook by Judy Giles Writing Englishness: An Introductory Sourcebook, Paperback (November 1995)

What did it mean in the first half of the 20th century to say "I am English"? This collection contains extracts, drawn from a wide range of sources of the time including letters, diaries, journalism, fiction, poems, parliamentary speeches and government reports, which all raise this question.

Writing Englishness by Judy Giles Writing Englishness, Hardback (November 1995)

What did it mean in the first half of this century to say 'I am English'? This is a unique collection of extracts from 1900-1950, all of which raise this question. Draws on a range of poems, fiction, letters, diaries and journalism.

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Author Biography - Judy Giles

Professor Judy Giles lectures in Cultural Studies and Literature at York St. John University. She is the author of The Parlour and the Suburb (2004) and co-editor of Writing Englishness 1900-1950 (1995). Professor Tim Middleton lectures in Literature & Creative Studies at Bath Spa University. He has published on modern and contemporary fiction, masculinity, and national identity and is co-editor of Writing Englishness, 1900-1950 (1995) and editor of Modernism: Cultural & Critical Concepts (2003).

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