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Popular Culture: Global Intercultural Perspectives

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Through popular culture, we can define, explore and experiment with our identities. This vibrant text provides an understanding of popular culture in a globalized world through the intersection of sociology and cultural...

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Through popular culture, we can define, explore and experiment with our identities. This vibrant text provides an understanding of popular culture in a globalized world through the intersection of sociology and cultural studies, combining cultural theory with a wide range of examples from everyday life, including fashion, social networking and music, drawn from the United States, the UK and the Asia-Pacific.

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A fresh approach to the study of popular culture, which is a popular topic on sociology and media courses
Explores a range of different fields of study, including fashion, digital technology, social networking, music, dance and much more
Includes examples from a wide range of international contexts, including the UK, US and the AsiaPacific

Introduction: Popular Culture, A Hybrid Field of Study
1. Popular Culture, Hybridity and Cultural Consumption
2. Cultural Consumption and Cultural Identity
3. Popular Culture, Hybridity and Identity
4. Fashion and Style – the Material Dimension
5. Dance, Body and Popular Culture
6. Popular Culture, Hybridity and Hip-Hop Peter Webb
7. Visual Popular Culture
8. Digital Technology and Social Networking
Conclusion.

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Ann Brooks is a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the Asia Research Institute at the National University of Singapore. She is the author of several books on contemporary and cultural theory, including Social Theory in Contemporary Asia: Intimacy, Reflexivity and Identity (Routledge, 2010), Gender, Emotions and Labour Markets (Routledge, 2011) and Emotions in Transmigration: Transformation, Movement and Identity (Palgrave 2012) with co-author Ruth Simpson. She is also a member of the Australian Research Council funded Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, 2011-2017.

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Ann Brooks is a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the Asia Research Institute at the National University of Singapore. She is the author of several books on contemporary and cultural theory, including Social Theory in Contemporary Asia: Intimacy, Reflexivity and Identity (Routledge, 2010), Gender, Emotions and Labour Markets (Routledge, 2011) and Emotions in Transmigration: Transformation, Movement and Identity (Palgrave 2012) with co-author Ruth Simpson. She is also a member of the Australian Research Council funded Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, 2011-2017.

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