By: Andrew Milner & Jeff Browitt (Eds.)
New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2018
Seller ID: 701922
This lucid and concise overview brings a much-needed sense of historical and theoretical scale to the growth of cultural studies. The authors identify six major paradigms in cultural theory: utilitarianism; culturalism and cultural materialism; critical theory and the sociology of culture; structuralist and post-structuralist semiology; difference theory; and postmodernism. They outline the social and discursive contexts within which each of these has developed, and provide the essential grounding to understand current debates in the field. This third edition of Contemporary Cultural Theory ha... View More...