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Cultural Studies

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Books that consider various aspects of culture such as the construction of identity, the cultural or geographic Other, race and ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation and how they inform both past and present cultural products and their interaction with consumers.  Collections of essays and monographs that use such approaches as the study of social representations and discourse analysis to (re)interpret cultural encounters between societies.















Gothic and Racism

Common Sense in the Second Amendment

Dracula Invades England






Racism and Discrimination in the Sporting World

Queering Visual Cultures

The Tale of the Living Vampyre





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Editeb by C. Artenie and A. Szanter   240 pages, 6 x 9 Paperback Release Date:16 Mar 2017 ISBN:9780995029187   The ubiquitous presence of the monstrous on screen evokes myriad interpretations. In certain cases, we love to love the monster. In others, we bond over mutual desire to see it conquered, vanquished. The inherent mutability of the monster provides us with endless opportunities to reimagine, reenvision, and reencounter these creatures. In its entirety, this volume endeavors to examine how 21st-century media presents and contends with the body and mind of the monster. What do they reveal about us culturally, individually, as a community? What can we learn from them?




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