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Cultural Theory: The Key Concepts
A comprehensive survey of over 350 of the key terms encountered in cultural theory. Each entry provides clear and succinct explanations for students throughout a wide range of disciplines. Topics include: deconstruction; epistemology; feminism; hermeneutics; holism; methodology; postmodernism; semiotics; and sociobiology. Major entries are accompanied by suggestions for fu ...more
Paperback, 4 pages
Published July 5th 2002 by Routledge
(first published December 6th 2001)
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An index of this lexicon of key concepts in cultural theory should have been split into three parts: Habermas, Lyotard and all the rest. It is almost uncanny how Habermas and Lyotard creep up into almost every single term. Besides the somewhat unexplained overrepresentation of these two thinkers, the choice of terms could be described as delightfully idiosyncratic, but so it is in every lexicon. I appreciated greatly the introduction of terms taken from the world of art, usually missing from suc ...more