Culture / Chris Jenks.
By: Jenks, ChrisMaterial type: TextSeries: Key ideasPublisher: Oxon ; New York : Routledge / Taylor & Francis, 2005Edition: 2nd edDescription: xii, 234 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 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
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -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.