Breaking in to the Movies (Innbundet)

Film and the Culture of Politics


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2001
Antall sider: 312
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780631226031
Kategori: Sosialantropologi
Omtale Breaking in to the Movies
Breaking in to the Movies brings together Henry A. Giroux's best-known essays from the last twenty years, centering on important subjects on the cultural studies and pop culture agenda, including violence, race, class, gender, identity, politics, and children's culture. The volume charts his career as one of the most astute observers of the Hollywood tradition, from early reflections on Norma Rae and Looking for Mister Goodbar to ground-breaking analyses of more recent movies such as Pulp Fiction, Dead Poets Society, Dangerous Minds, and Fight Club. By addressing the profound pedagogical role of film in contemporary society, Giroux demonstrates how it dramatically shapes the way young people come to terms with today's most charged social issues.

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