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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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).