Cultural Studies signals a major academic revolution for the 21st century. But what exactly is it, and how is it applied? It is a discipline that claims not to be a. ‘Introducing Cultural Studies’ provides an incisive tour through the minefield of this complex subject, charting its origins in Britain and its migration to the USA. Introducing Cultural Studies has ratings and 25 reviews. Imane said.i have read this book in my last year at uni and i still go back to it whenever.

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As a basic overview of cultural studies, this does its job. The most important point for me, and which I found it puzzeling for my mind is to find the true moral values to which I had to be commieted to make moral evaluations and give value judgements for the cultursl systems, because after all cultural studies had been about understanding the structure of dominance and change it.

Introducing Cultural Studies

Recommended for those who like to examine current history from a cultural point of view. There was no mention of Lacan, a seminal figure in semiotics, nothing about Julia Kristeva and Lucy Orrigarry and little regarding Roland Barthes and Michel Foucault, highly influential French philosophers.

This was highly enjoyable.

I discount all the handwringing at the end because it’s almost twenty years old now and probably doesn’t have any relation to the state of the discipline now, and a potentially dubious one to culltural state of the discipline at time of writing, but everything else is basic enough that I’ll take it as accurate.


It is suuuuuper jargon-heavy though so it starts to blend together about halfway through. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.

Sep 01, Timothy rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Ziauddin Sardar is a hugely renowned writer, broadcaster, journalist and critic. Starting in Great Britain, not surprisingly cultural studies was changed by each of the countries that adopted some of the issues and strategies of investigating their own cultures.

Syukurlah, buku ini banyak membantuku yang benar-benar merupakan pemula kajian budaya. Covering the ground from Gramsci to Raymond Williams, postcolonial discourse to the politics of diaspora, feminism to queer theory, technoculture and the media to globalization, it serves as an insightful guide to the essential concepts of this fascinating area of study. As the result of the ambiguity of the specific definition for culture there had been no defined subject of study for cultural studies.

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The Turbulence of Migration. Not only did I want to read the theorists from the different cultures, but I wanted to watch the films and read the books ziauddij were from these different countries and that reflected their particular cultures.

Introducing Cultural Studies by Ziauddin Sardar

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You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Open Preview See a Problem? The subject came across as more confusing than it should and the comics were so simplistic and duplicative to the printed words that it did not ziauddib the intellect of the reader.

Want to Read saving…. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot. Global Justice and Desire. Cultural Studies ziajddin an incisive tour through the minefield of this complex subject, charting its origins in Britain and its migration to the USA, Canada, France, Australia and South Asia, examining the ideas of its leading exponents and providing a flavour of its use around the world.

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But as a comic book, I think it’s an epic failure; the text is pretty standard issue criticism in terms of its tone and level of excitement Origins of Chinese Culture. Foucault – The Key Ideas. The only thing I didn’t like were the poorly-drawn illustrations, which could have been a lot better.

There is not enough to create a synthesis of the information for each subject covered, and there stduies far too many topics addressed in this short volume. Return to Book Page.