Introducing Cultural and Media Studies: A Semiotic Approach

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This second edition of the popular introductory textbook Tools for Cultural Studies, has been thoroughly revised and updated for a new generation of students taking introductory courses in cultural studies and cultural analysis at a tertiary level. It provides a solid grounding in the key terms and theories necessary for the study of popular culture and media texts. Without underestimating the complexity of the social, this text encourages a critical and inventive attitude to cultural theory and, through its practical step-by-step approach, is very confidence-building.

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Tony Thwaites is Lecturer, and Lloyd Davis is Lecturer, both in the School of English, Media Studies and Art History, University of Queensland, Australia. Warwick Mules is Lecturer in Communication and Media Studies at the University of Central Queensland, Australia.

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'Focusing on visually mediated culture and linguistic discourses, and revealing all as sites of power / knowledge, interpellation and so on, this book will surely seize the imagination of new undergraduates. It will prove helpful to teachers, too, not least because it includes comprehensive exercises and further activities within each chapter. It could therefore constitute a complete course resource.' - Times Higher Education Supplement

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