Publisher description for Cultural studies as critical theory / Ben Agger.

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Examines the field of cultural studies and argues for its relevance in addressing the enormous impact of popular culture and mass media today. Among the perspectives analyzed are the Marxist sociology of culture, the Frankfurt School's cultural theory, poststructural/postmodern analysis and more.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Culture -- Study and teaching.
Popular culture -- Study and teaching.
Critical theory.