Re-imagining the Method of Cultural Studies
- Nick Couldry - London School of Economics, UK
Communication and Media Studies (General) | Cultural Studies (General) | Social Research Methods
Chapters discuss the broad conceptual issues around `cultures', `texts', `the self', and the individual. There are detailed discussions of a range of cultural studies authors which demystify the elaborate language of contemporary cultural studies, with suggestions for further thinking at the end of chapters.
This is an excellent book - will recommend to students who want to engage cultural sociology and cutural studies at a deeper level than is possible with traditional textbooks. It is particularly helpful in orienting thinking around how to navigate an extremely complex and variegated cultural landscape, in a world where many students feel overwhelmed by the possibilities.