The book provides a comprehensive and accessible selection of definitions of key cultural studies terms and concepts.References are organized alphabetically and fully cross-referenced for ease of use. Suggestions for further reading and website addresses offer students additional resources to aid learning and understanding. The format is intended to encourage reflective, analytical and comparative responses to issues of culture. This title places cultural studies in disciplinary and international contexts.This is a student friendly resource for the rapidly developing field of cultural studies. Organized alphabetically, it provides a comprehensive selection of accessible definitions of key cultural studies terms, guides readers to critical reference for further reading and places cultural studies in disciplinary and interdisciplinary contexts.