Cultural Theory and Popular Culture

ISBN-13: 9781405874212

ISBN-10: 140587421X

Author: John Storey

Edition: 4

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Acknowledged author John Storey wrote Cultural Theory and Popular Culture comprising 694 pages back in 2008. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 140587421X and 9781405874212. Since then Cultural Theory and Popular Culture textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $0.19 or rent at the marketplace.


The new 4th edition of John Storey’s successful reader in Cultural Theory and Popular Culture is a companion volume to Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction, now in its 5th edition. The Reader offers students the opportunity to experience at first hand the theorists and critics discussed in Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction. It can be used both in conjunction with and independently of the textbook.

Taken as a whole, the reader provides a theoretical, analytical and historical introduction to the study of popular culture and provides key primary coverage of fundamental issues in cultural studies.

New to this edition:

- 4 new readings:

  • Stuart Hall, What Is This ‘Black’ in Black Popular Culture
  • Amir Saeed, Musical Jihad
  • Neil Perryman, Dr Who and the Convergence of Media
  • Jim Collins, Genericity in the Nineties

- fully revised general and section introductions from the editor, contextualising and linking the readings with key issues from the textbook

- full updated bibliography

The new edition is essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students of cultural studies, media studies, communication studies, the sociology of culture, popular culture and other related subjects.