Cultural Theory in Everyday Practice [used book]

Cultural Theory in Everyday Practice [used book]

By: Nicole Anderson and Katrina Schlunke

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Cultural Theory in Everyday Practice takes some of the most prominent theoretical approaches used in Cultural Studies and demonstrates the ways in which they are used to evaluate, analyse and interpret recent events, debates, topics and texts in contemporary society. The book is organized around seven theories that dominate the teaching and researching of cultural studies. Each section consists of an introduction, then three essays by different contirbutors that bring together theory and practice. This allows the book to look more at the types of theory, rather than at the theorist in isolation. Each section uses the introduction of the theory, its history, where appropriate, its concerns and its limitations, as well as connection with other sections of the book, drawing all the relevant concepts alongside for comparison and discussion. By offering more than one example in each part, the text reveals that there are not only many theories and many practices in which theory can be applied, but also many styles of writing, many styles of thinking about and articulating cultural practices and everyday life. Table of Contents:- Part 1: Bodies of Emodiment 1. Alternative Therapies as Disciplinary Practices: The Uses and Limitations of a Foucauldian Approach 2. Body, Gender, Gurlesque, Intersex 3. Touching skin: Embodiment and the Senses in the Work of Ron Mueck Part 2: Poststucturalism 4. No Peace Without War, No War Without Peace: Deconstructing War 5. Eating the Other: Deconstructing the ‘Ethics’ of Cannibalism 6. Tattooing: The Bio-political Inscription of Bodies and Selves Part 3: Postmodernism 7. Living with Things: Consumption, Material Culture and Everyday Life 8. Flesh Machines: Self-making and the Postmodern Body 9. Rrapping Irigaray: Flesh, Passion, World Part 4: Sex & Sexuality 10. Kung Fu Fighting: Doing Action and Negotiating Masculinity 11. Can’t Get You Out of My Head: Consuming Celebrity, Producing Sexual Identity 12. Comics as Everyday Theory: The Counterpublic World of Taiwanese Women Fans of Japanese Homoerotic Manga Part 5: Empire and Globalisation 13. What’s So Funny about Indian Casions? Comparative Notes on Gambling, White Possession and Popular Culture in Australia and the USA 14. Beauty and the Bollywood Star: Stories of Skin Colour and Transnational Circulations of Whiteness 15. Visual Cultures of Orientalism and Empire: The Abu Ghraib Images Part 6: Ethnography 16. From Other to Self and Back: The Curious History of Ethnography 17. Talk Table: Doing-Ethnography in the Kitchen 18. Ethnografts Part 7: Text, Sensation and Writing 19. Metaphors of Voice Quality 20. ‘Botanizing on the Asphalt’: Benjamin and Practices of Flanerie 21. Momentum

Title: Cultural Theory in Everyday Practice [used book]

Author Name: Nicole Anderson and Katrina Schlunke

Categories: Cultural Studies,

Publisher: Australia, Oxford University Press: 2008

ISBN Number: 0195562453

ISBN Number 13: 9780195562453

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Good

Type: Book

Size: 24.5 x 17.0 x 2.1 cm

Kg: 0.66 Kg

Seller ID: 0195562453

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