Critical Social Theories (Heftet)

An Introduction

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2013
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780199300808
Omtale: Critical Social Theories
Praised for its clarity and accessibility, Critical Social Theories presents a comprehensive analysis of today's leading social and cultural theories. Author Ben Agger addresses a wealth of diverse perspectives, from feminism and cultural studies to postmodernism and critical theory. Now fully updated and revised in its third edition, the book offers a wide-ranging discussion of race, gender, and global economic dynamics; Internet culture and social media; and much more. New to this Edition * Addresses changes to social theories brought about by the Internet, discussed within the context of globalization* Analyzes what has increasingly become a "media culture," in which pulp publications such as newspapers and books are being replaced by television, movies, and the Internet* Examines Internet-based social movements like the Arab Spring and Occupy Wall Street * Updates references to scholarly literature, including material published in the past several years

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