Non-Fiction Books:

Postmodernism and Popular Culture

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Postmodernism and Popular Culture by Angela McRobbie
$110.99
In stock with supplier

The item is brand new and in-stock in with one of our preferred suppliers. The item will ship from the Mighty Ape warehouse within the timeframe shown below.

Usually ships within 9-11 days

Availability

Delivering to:

Estimated arrival:

  • Around 12-15 December using standard courier delivery

Description

Cultural studies started life as a radical political project, establishing the cultural centrality of everyday life and of popular culture. In a postmodern world where old uncertainties are undermined and identities fragmented, the way forward for those working with popular culture has become less clear. In contrast to more pessimistic readings of the possibilities of postmodernity, "Postmodernism and Popular Culture" engages with postmodernity as a space for social change and political transformation.;Ranging widely over cultural theory and popular culture, Angela McRobbie views everyday life as an eclectic and invigorating arena for the interplay of different cultures and identities. She discusses new ways of thinking developed with the advent of postmodernism, from the "new times" debate to political strategies after the disintegration of western Marxism. She assesses the contribution of key figures in cultural and post-imperial theory - Susan Sontag, Walter Benjamin and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak - and surveys the landscape of today's youth and popular culture, from secondhand fashion to the rave scene, and from moral panics to teenage magazines.
Release date NZ
June 30th, 1994
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
Ill.
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
236
Dimensions
156x234x17
ISBN-13
9780415077132
Product ID
1678299

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
  • Seen a lower price for this product elsewhere? We'll do our best to beat it. Request a better price
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 643 Banana Points