9780803985155-0803985150-Images of Postmodern Society: Social Theory and Contemporary Cinema (Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society)

Images of Postmodern Society: Social Theory and Contemporary Cinema (Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society)

ISBN-13: 9780803985155
ISBN-10: 0803985150
Edition: 1
Author: Denzin, Norman K.
Publication date: 1991
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Format: Hardcover 192 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780803985155
ISBN-10: 0803985150
Edition: 1
Author: Denzin, Norman K.
Publication date: 1991
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Format: Hardcover 192 pages

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Acknowledged authors Denzin, Norman K. wrote Images of Postmodern Society: Social Theory and Contemporary Cinema (Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society) comprising 192 pages back in 1991. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0803985150 and 9780803985155. Since then Images of Postmodern Society: Social Theory and Contemporary Cinema (Published in association with Theory, Culture & Society) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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By using a series of studies of contemporary mainstream Hollywood movies - Blue Velvet, Wall Street, Crimes and Misdemeanors, When Harry Met Sally, sex lies and videotape, Do the Right Thing - Norman K Denzin explores the tension between ideas of the postmodern, and traditional ways of analyzing society. The discussion moves between two forms of text: social theory and cinematic representations of contemporary life.

Denzin analyzes the ideas of society embedded in poststructuralism, postmodernism, feminism, cultural studies and Marxism through the ideas of key theorists (Mills, Baudrillard, Barthes, Habermas, Jameson, Bourdieu, Derrida and others). He relates these ideas to the problematic of the postmodern self as e

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