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Culture / Chris Jenks.

By: Jenks, Chris.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Key ideas.Publisher: Oxon ; New York : Routledge / Taylor & Francis, 2005Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xii, 234 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0415338689 (softcover); 9780415338684 .Subject(s): Culture -- Philosophy | Social structure | | Communication and mass media October2018Genre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 306 Online resources: Table of contents | Publisher description
Contents:
The origins of the concept of culture in philosophy and the literary tradition -- The relation between culture and social structure -- Culture, idealism and social action -- Culture, Marxism and materialism -- Cultural stratification -- Cultural reproduction -- Subculture -- Visual culture -- Urban culture -- Culture and postmodernism -- Cultural studies : what is it?
Summary: Culture provides a comprehensive introduction to one of the buzz words of today. It argues that we must locate it within traditions of thought and not treat it as a modern invention or discovery.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [214]-224) and index.

The origins of the concept of culture in philosophy and the literary tradition -- The relation between culture and social structure -- Culture, idealism and social action -- Culture, Marxism and materialism -- Cultural stratification -- Cultural reproduction -- Subculture -- Visual culture -- Urban culture -- Culture and postmodernism -- Cultural studies : what is it?

Culture provides a comprehensive introduction to one of the buzz words of today. It argues that we must locate it within traditions of thought and not treat it as a modern invention or discovery.

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