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Cultural Studies Sampler

Cultural studies always looks like it is "new." That's its style — it hides its own forebears (cf. Daniel Bell's essay on the avant garde). This sampler aims to correct/balance that by looking at both some old and more recent classics.

Benjamin, Walter. 1936. "Art, War, and Fascism" (259-261)
Horkheimer, Max and Theodor Adorno. 1944. "The Culture Industry as Deception" (325-329)
Riesman, David 1950. "Character and Society: The Other-Directed Personality" (329-334)
Barthes,Roland. 1964. "Semiological Prospects" (318-320)
Derrida, Jacques. 1966. "The Decentering Event in Social Thought" (413-417)
Foucault, Michel. 1975. "Biopolitics and the Carceral Society" (417-421)
Lyotard, Jean-Fran├žois. 1979. "The Postmodern Condition" (465-468)
Rorty, Richard. 1989. "Private Irony and Liberal Hope" (469-472)
Hall, Stuart. 1996. "The Global, the Local, and the Return of Ethnicity" (609-615)
Harvey, David. 1996. "The City in a Globalizing World" (616-620)

Mills Library

See part III on French theorists in Gane, Mike. 2003. French Social Theory. Sage Publications Ltd (Ebrary HM22.F8 — G36 2003eb)

See interviews with U. Beck, S. Sassen, J. Butler, S. Lash in Gane, Nicholas. 2004. Future of Social Theory. Continuum International Publishing (Ebrary HM585 — .G35 2004eb)

See section 5.1 on Sartre and Benjamin in Callinicos, Alex. 2004. Making History : Agency, Structure, and Change in Social Theory. Brill Academic Publishers. (Ebrary BD450 — .C23 2004eb)

Hartley, John. 2003. A short history of cultural studies. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE. (Ebrary)

During, Simon. 1999. The cultural studies reader. London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
Sardar, Ziauddin. 1998. Introducing cultural studies. New York : Totem Books. [electronic resource]

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