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Culture And Cultural Studies - Abstracts

Culture And Cultural Studies

Sociology and cultural studies: rhetorics of disciplinary identity

The cultural studies' crossroads blues

There is no South Korea in South Korean Cultural Studies: Beyond the Colonial Condition of Knowledge Production

Historical returns: Transdisciplinarity, cultural studies and history

Stealing Cultural Studies: Dialogues With Norman K. Denzin 

Coming to Terms with Cultural Studies

Social world approach to cultural studies

Banality, book publishing and the everyday life of cultural studies

Beyond Analytic Critique: Cultural Studies and/as Alternative Media Network

Introduction to Comparative Cultural Studies and Latin America

Towards a Map of the Current Critical Debate about Latin American Cultural Studies

Nabokov and World Literature - Charles Stanley Ross thinks through the relationship between comparative literature and cultural studies

The Study of Culture: Cultural Studies and British Sociology Compared

Black Cultural Studies

Cultural Studies: General

Cultural Studies in Japan

Reflections on the Development of Cultural Studies in Japan

Media Cultural Studies' Uncomfortable Embrace of Ethnography

Telemedicine in South Dakota - A Cultural Studies Approach

Media Wars: Journalism, cultural and media studies in Australia

How can global journalists represent the 'Other'?: A critical assessment of the cultural studies concept for media practice

Cultural Studies, Critical Theory and Cultural Governance

Bourdieu, the Sociology of Culture and Cultural Studies: A Critique

Problems in the Study of Democratization in Latin America - Regime Analysis vs Cultural Studies

Theorizing in Qualitative Research: A Cultural Studies Perspective

Data Quality and Data Quality Control in Cross-Cultural Studies

A Review of Cross-Cultural Studies on Moral Judgment Development Using the Defining Issues Test

Cross-Cultural Studies of Person Perception

Measures of Pleasures: Cross-Cultural Studies and the European Integration

Cultural Studies in Germany Revisited

Violence in the Workplace of Professional Sport from Victimological and Cultural Studies Perspectives

Understanding the Relationships between Women and Sport: The Contribution of British Feminist Approaches in Leisure and Cultural Studies

Television and cultural studies: Unfinished business

Cultural Studies, Critical Theory and Critical Discourse Analysis: Histories, Remembering and Futures

Cultural Geography and Cultural Studies Forum

Cultural studies and discourse analysis: A dialogue on language and identity

Teaching Nomadism: Inter/Cultural Studies in the Context of Translation Studies

Cultural analysis within linguistics - Is linguistics part of cultural studies?

The Dialectics of Indigenous Culture and Change in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart

Scientific Literacy and Cultural Studies Project Abstract

Cultivating International Cross-Cultural Understanding for the Development of Teacher Knowledge

Infants Around the World: Cross-Cultural Studies of Psychomotor Development from Birth to Two Years

The Relevance of Familism in Cross-Cultural Studies of Family Caregiving

Sociology and cultural studies: rhetorics of disciplinary identity 
Gregor McLennan, History of the Human Sciences, Vol. 11, No. 3, 1-17 (1998)
Explores the interface between cultural studies and sociology, as expressed through four scenarios which construe the 'debate' in particular ways.

The cultural studies' crossroads blues 
Lawrence Grossberg, University of North Carolina 
European Journal of Cultural Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1, 65-82 (1998)
The need to delimit the field of cultural studies, proposing that the specificity of cultural studies as a way of politicizing theory and theorizing politics is given by its radical contextuality.

There is no South Korea in South Korean Cultural Studies: Beyond the Colonial Condition of Knowledge Production 
Myungkoo Kang, Seoul National University. 
Journal of Communication Inquiry, Vol. 28, No. 3, 253-268 (2004)
Examines the colonial condition of cultural studies in South Korea that has brought this new stream of thought to both the social sciences and the humanities.

Historical returns: Transdisciplinarity, cultural studies and history 
Richard Johnson, Nottingham Trent University 
European Journal of Cultural Studies, Vol. 4, No. 3, 261-288 (2001)
What cultural studies wants from history. 'Transdisciplinarity', a new context for cultural studies, created by the 'cultural turn' in humanities and social sciences more generally.

Stealing Cultural Studies: Dialogues With Norman K. Denzin 
C. Richard King, Washington State University - Journal of Sport & Social Issues, Vol. 30, No. 4, 383-394 (2006). It is an interview encouraging Denzin to reflect on his work. The methods pioneered by Denzin to bring his reflections into conversation with others in critical studies of sport and society.

Coming to Terms with Cultural Studies 
David L. Andrews, Department of Kinesiology at the University of Maryland and De Montfort University, United Kingdom 
This article represents an abbreviated call to intellectual specificity in response to the growing presence of cultural studies within the sociology of leisure sport.

Social world approach to cultural studies
Mass Media and Gender in the Adolescent Peer Group 
MELISSA A. MILKIE - Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, Vol. 23, No. 3, 354-380 (1994)
Abstract: Cultural sociologists and those studying socialization share an interest in understanding the ways in which media are important within social life.

Banality, book publishing and the everyday life of cultural studies 
Ted Striphas, Ohio University, USA - International Journal of Cultural Studies, Vol. 5, No. 4, 438-460 (2002)
Abstract: This article explores the institutionalization of cultural studies relative to changes taking place in North American universities and the global book publishing industry.

Beyond Analytic Critique: Cultural Studies and/as Alternative Media Network
Vincent Rocchio, Communication Studies, Northeastern University
Abstract: Fredric Jameson’s theory of positive hermeneutics with network distribution theory of New Media Studies. How Cultural Studies can function as an alternative media network whose discourses could circulate within mainstream culture.

Introduction to Comparative Cultural Studies and Latin America
By Sophia A. McClennen and Earl E. Fitz 
Abstract: Comparative Literature and Culture stems from a growing conviction on the part of the guest editors of the issue that, given its vitality and excellence, Latin American literature.

Towards a Map of the Current Critical Debate about Latin American Cultural Studies 
Julio ORTEGA 
Abstract: Julio Ortega surveys the shifting disciplinary, critical, and methodological paradigms used to study Latin American culture in both the United States and Latin America.

Nabokov and World Literature - Charles Stanley Ross thinks through the relationship between comparative literature and cultural studies - Charles Stanley Ross
Abstract: The relationship between comparative literature and cultural studies. Nabokov's works are not susceptible to the kind of interpretations favored by the Norton's editors.

The Study of Culture: Cultural Studies and British Sociology Compared 
Steve Baron, University of Stirling, Scotland - Acta Sociologica, Vol. 28, No. 2, 71-85 (1985)
Abstract: The emergence of Cultural Studies is traced and its current place is assessed. The changes in Cultural Studies since its inception.

Black Cultural Studies - David Marriott, University of Santa Cruz 
Abstract: This chapter focuses on books published in the field of black cultural studies in 2004.

Cultural Studies: General - TONY PURVIS 
Abstract: This chapter is divided into three sections: 1. Theoretical and Critical Accounts; 2. Surveys and Critical Introductions; 3. Introductions to Theorists.

Cultural Studies in Japan - An Interview with Shunya Yoshimi, Tomoko Tamari, Nottingham Trent University - Theory, Culture & Society, Vol. 23, No. 7-8, (2006)
Abstract: Current developments of cultural studies in Japan. Cultural studies has been questioning the relationship between meaning and power in everyday life. It is inevitable for cultural studies to ask questions about the politics, if are to develop knowledge of cultural production and cultural consumption.

Reflections on the Development of Cultural Studies in Japan - Tomoko Tamari, Nottingham Trent University - Theory, Culture & Society, Vol. 23, No. 7-8, (2006)
Abstract: Although Japan had its own distinctive ‘pre-history’ of cultural studies, which produced some excellent research on popular culture. An important new development in cultural studies in Japan is Cultural Typhoon.

Media Cultural Studies' Uncomfortable Embrace of Ethnography - Patrick D. Murphy 
Journal of Communication Inquiry, Vol. 23, No. 3, 205-221 (1999)
Abstract: This article explores ethnography's place in media cultural studies by examining obstacles that have frustrated ethnographic practice.

Telemedicine in South Dakota - A Cultural Studies Approach 
WARREN BAREISS, Austin College, Sherman, TX - New Media & Society, Vol. 3, No. 3, 327-355 (2001)
Abstract: Telemedicine has been widely hailed as a means of administering health care to rural areas where doctors are scarce. This study develops a cultural studies perspective in order to examine how social relationships are negotiated with regard to telemedicine in a particular context.

Media Wars: Journalism, cultural and media studies in Australia - Graeme Turner, Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies, University of Queensland, Australia - Journalism, Vol. 1, No. 3, 353-365 (2000)
Abstract: The relationship between journalism and cultural studies in the tertiary education system in Australia has never been a comfortable one.

How can global journalists represent the 'Other'?: A critical assessment of the cultural studies concept for media practice 
Elfriede Fursich, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA - Journalism, Vol. 3, No. 1, 57-84 (2002)
Abstract: Many cultural studies scholars analyze media texts to show evidence of problematic representations of the 'Other'. The cultural studies concept of 'Representing the Other' is helpful as a model for text and media critique.

Cultural Studies, Critical Theory and Cultural Governance 
Kenneth Thompson, Open University - International Sociology, Vol. 16, No. 4, 593-605 (2001)
Abstract: In the light of the 'cultural turn' in sociology, the search for new sources of critical theory, might begin by considering the contributions of the interdisciplinary field of cultural studies, the lessons to be learned from the Frankfurt School.

Problems in the Study of Democratization in Latin America - Regime Analysis vs Cultural Studies 
Paulo J. Krischke, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil, International Sociology, Vol. 15, No. 1, 107-125 (2000)
Abstract: The study of democratization in Latin America, regime analysis and cultural studies, showing that they make important contributions to the understanding of elite behavior during institutional changes.

Theorizing in Qualitative Research: A Cultural Studies Perspective 
Pertti Alasuutari, University of Tampere, Finland - Qualitative Inquiry, Vol. 2, No. 4, 371-384 (1996)
Abstract: The interplay between empirical evidence research and theory in constructionist or cultural studies qualitative research. In cultural studies, theories are seen as different frameworks, not as universal theories about social mechanisms.

Data Quality and Data Quality Control in Cross-Cultural Studies 
Thomas Schweizer - Cross-Cultural Research, Vol. 13, No. 2, 125-150 (1978)
Abstract: Data quality in cross-culture studies. It outlines the data quality problem in such studies, and reviews a path analytic partial solution and the logic of the usual cross-cultural control procedures.

A Review of Cross-Cultural Studies on Moral Judgment Development Using the Defining Issues Test - Yong-Lin Moon 
Cross-Cultural Research, Vol. 20, No. 1-4, 147-177 (1986)
Abstract: Twenty cross-cultural studies on moral judgment development using the Defining Issues Test (DIT) were reviewed with respect to cross-cultural validity, age/education trends, gender difference correlations.

Cross-Cultural Studies of Person Perception - Effects of Ingroup/Outgroup Membership and Ethnic Schemata - Pawel Boski, Wichita State University - Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Vol. 19, No. 3, 287-328 (1988)
Abstract: Two approaches to the study of intergroup/interpersonal relations, in/outgroup categorization (motivational) and schema-confirmation (cognitive), are introduced.

Infants Around the World: Cross-Cultural Studies of Psychomotor Development from Birth to Two Years - Emmy E. Werner, 209 Walker Hall, University of California, Davis, California 95616. 
Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Vol. 3, No. 2, 111-134 (1972)
Abstract: Comparisons were made of the findings of fifty cross-cultural studies of psychomotor development, from birth to two years, of contemporary groups of infants on five continents.

The Relevance of Familism in Cross-Cultural Studies of Family Caregiving 
Isela Luna, Young Mi Lim, Sandra L. Cromwell, Linda R. Phillips, Cynthia K. Russell
Western Journal of Nursing Research, Vol. 18, No. 3, 267-283 (1996)
Abstract: Familism has been studied in both Mexican American and Anglo families, but there is controversy about whether familism in both groups is the same. Cross-cultural issues in conceptualizing familism.

Cultural Studies in Germany Revisited - Horak R.
Source: Cultural Studies , Volume 16, Number 6, 1 November 2002, pp. 884-895(12)
Abstract: Takes up the arguments developed in the essay 'Cultural Studies in Germany (and Austria): why is there no such thing?.' It refers only to the German reception of cultural studies.

Teaching Nomadism: Inter/Cultural Studies in the Context of Translation Studies - Russell West
Source: Critical Studies, Cultural Studies: Interdisciplinarity and Translation. Edited by Stefan Herbrechter., pp. 161-176(16)
Abstract: Anglo-American Cultural Studies in an international context, that of translation studies degrees in contemporary Europe.

Violence in the Workplace of Professional Sport from Victimological and Cultural Studies Perspectives - Kevin Young, Department of Sociology, University of Calgary - International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Vol. 26, No. 1, 3-13 (1991)
Abstract: Although the past few decades have seen a considerable growth in the number of victimological studies, these studies have generally been based on traditional notions of crime and victim.

Understanding the Relationships between Women and Sport: The Contribution of British Feminist Approaches in Leisure and Cultural Studies - Margaret Talbot, Carnegie Department, Leeds Polytechnic, Leeds. 
Abstract: The paper argues that because of the partial development of sports sociology in Britain, academic work on women and sociology of leisure sport has been rooted in cultural studies.

Scientific Literacy and Cultural Studies Project Abstract 
To date, science educators have not studied what students and teachers believe about the world, beliefs rooted and nurtured in the cultural environments in which students and teachers live. American society is increasingly pluralistic, and there are several cultural subgroups traditionally underrepresented in science.

Bourdieu, the Sociology of Culture and Cultural Studies: A Critique - Mary S. Mander 
European Journal of Communication, Vol. 2, No. 4, 427-453 (1987)
Abstract: The contributions and the drawbacks of the work of French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu. Habitus and symbolic violence, terms central to Bourdieu's thought are explicated. The problematics of the social scientist as social subject, are treated.

Cultural Studies, Critical Theory and Critical Discourse Analysis: Histories, Remembering and Futures - Terry Threadgold (Cardiff) - Explores some of the histories which inevitably connect, but differentiate, critical discourse analysis and cultural studies. Both are strongly influenced by the versions of critical theory which have been characterised as ‘postmodernism’ and ‘poststructuralism.’

Cultural analysis within linguistics - Is linguistics part of cultural studies? 
Kulturanalyse in der Linguistik - Ist Linguistik eine Kulturwissenschaft?
Herausgeberin/Editor: Antje Hornscheidt - linguistik-online.de

The Dialectics of Indigenous Culture and Change in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart 
Willie Hobbs III - Journal of Cultural Studies, Vol. 3, No. 2 (2001)
Abstract: The nature and role of colonialism in the transformation is a matter that is far from settled. Establishes a dialectical and collaborative interpretation of such readings of the African past by both Achebe and Clifford.

Forum: Cultural Geography and Cultural Studies - Geographical Research 44 (4), 418–418.
Abstract: Discusses linkages between cultural geography and allied 'cultural' disciplines.

Measures of Pleasures: Cross-Cultural Studies and the European Integration 
SLAWOMIR J. MAGALA - Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR).
Abstract: Measuring culture originated in cultural anthropology. All social sciences contributed to comparative cultural studies. Critical approaches towards a measurement of cultural values one is bound to strip the biases and stereotypes bare.

CULTURAL STUDIES, VICTORIAN STUDIES, AND GRADUATE EDUCATION
John Kucich, University of Michigan
Abstract: Guillory remarks that the social marginalization of literary studies reflected in the job crisis coincides with its strident.

Cultural studies and discourse analysis: A dialogue on language and identity. London: Sage, 2001. Pp. viii, 192. Pb. - CHRIS BARKER & DARIUSZ GALASINSKI, Diana Eades, Department of Second Language Studies, University of Hawai'i
Abstract: What do these terms from the discipline of cultural studies mean? If these are questions you have found yourself pondering, then Cultural studies and discourse analysis is a book you should read.

Cultivating International Cross-Cultural Understanding for the Development of Teacher Knowledge
Betty Christine Eng - Hong Kong Institute of Education, JoAnn I. Phillion - Purdue University, Ming Fang He.
Abstract: The paper explores new ways to cultivate and enhance cross-cultural understanding in teacher education and describes the on-line exchange.

Television and cultural studies: Unfinished business 
Graeme Turner, University of Queensland, Australia 
International Journal of Cultural Studies, Vol. 4, No. 4, 371-384 (2001)
Abstract: Argues that the current state of debate on television within cultural studies is marked by considerable areas of theoretical and political uncertainty.