Doing Cultural Studies

Doing Cultural Studies

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In recent years `culture' has become a central concern in a wide range of fields and disciplines. This book introduces the main substantive and theoretical strands of this `turn to culture' through the medium of a particular case study: that of the Sony Walkman. Using the example of the Walkman, the book indicates how and why cultural practices and institutions have come to play such a crucial part in our lives, and introduces some of the central ideas, concepts and methods of analysis involved in conducting cultural studies.The Story of the Sony Walkman Paul du Gay ... magazines, on hoardings and public buildings, posters, instructions, directional signs, flickering computer screens, traffic cameras and so on. ... Around eleven oa#39;clock on Monday morning, I phone Dell Computers to query an invoice, but the accounts department is engaged, anbsp;...

Title:Doing Cultural Studies
Author: Paul du Gay
Publisher:SAGE - 1997-02-10

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