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Studies in GDR culture and society 3

selected papers from the Eighth International Symposium on the German Democratic Republic

by International Symposium on the German Democratic Republic (8th 1982 World Fellowship Center)

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham .
Written in English

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  • Germany (East)
    • Subjects:
    • Germany (East) -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesStudies in G.D.R. culture and society 3.
      Statementeditorial board, Margy Gerber, chief editor ... [et al.].
      ContributionsGerber, Margy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDD261 .I56 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 264 p. ;
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3164833M
      ISBN 100819132780, 0819132799
      LC Control Number83006763

      social theory and that cultural studies in turn is a crucial part of a critical theory of society. Origins of British Cultural Studies From within a thoroughly British context, immediate precursors of British cultural studies forces, with cultural studies highlighting how culture serves broader social and political Size: KB. Cultural studies is a field of theoretically, politically, and empirically engaged cultural analysis that concentrates upon the political dynamics of contemporary culture, its historical foundations, defining traits, conflicts, and contingencies. Cultural studies researchers generally investigate how cultural practices relate to wider systems of power associated with or operating through.

      Media Studies: Media history, media and society. While examining exactly who owns the media and who produces the media, this text manages to encompass the systematic, critical, and analytical media in all its forms and concludes that the media is one of the most important generators and disseminators of meaning in contemporary society.5/5(2).   Featuring new essays by such prominent cultural theorists as Tony Bennett, Homi Bhabha, Donna Haraway, bell hooks, Constance Penley, Janice Radway, Andrew Ross, and Cornel West, Cultural Studies offers numerous specific cultural analyses while simultaneously defining and debating the common body of assumptions, questions, and concerns that have helped create the field.

      The last part of this book is concerned with modernization and the interplay between popular culture and politics. Most importantly, von Saldern retraces the meaning (and threat) of popular culture in the Weimar Republic, the Third Reich and the GDR. Under all three regimes, popular culture operated both as a threat as well as a manipulating force. Books shelved as cultural-studies: Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell, Mythologies by Roland Barthes, Orientalism by Edward W. Said, Betw.


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'This absorbing and carefully researched book has clearly been a labour of love for its author. It will be of interest to students and researchers in an array of disciplines, including History, Sociology, Politics, Museum Studies, Geography, German Studies and Cultural by:   Book description: Taking an interdisciplinary approach, this volume offers an overview of the role of writers, intellectuals, citizens, and the churches both before, but particularly after, in the GDR and the new Germany.

Friedrich Schorlemmer provides the focal point, giving the book its coherence. Issues Author: David Rock. Studies from 1 9 7 3. F o r t h e p e r i o d a f terthese lists have been supplemented by the two up-to-date com p ilations: International AfricanAuthor: Knut G Nustad.

Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture is a quarterly peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research articles and book reviews covering all areas of the history of Christianity and its cultural contexts in all places and times, including its non-Western expressions.

Specialists and historians of Christianity in general find Church History: Studies in Christianity and. Culture consists of the beliefs, behaviors, objects, and other characteristics common to the members of a particular group or society.

Through culture, people and groups define themselves, conform to society's shared values, and contribute to society. Thus, culture includes many societal aspects: language, customs, values, norms, mores, rules, tools, technologies, products, organizations, and.

"Too often cultural studies discourse seems cut off from wider developments in social theory. As a sociologist with a strong cultural studies sensibility, David Oswell is ideally placed to put this right.

Through a series of well-judged and historically nuanced readings of cultural, social theory and critical philosophy, this book provides just the bridge between cultural studies and wider. Book Description. Why did the German Democratic Republic last for so long--longer, in fact, than the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich combined.

This book looks at various political, social, and economic conflicts at the grass roots of the GDR in an attempt Cited by: Socialist Modern will make a genuinely new and fresh contribution to the scholarly debate on the GDR, but it is not only for scholars; it is also an important book for students."Dr.

Jan Palmowski, Senior Lecturer in European Studies at King's College London and Review Editor for German History-- Jan Palmowski Published On: /5(1). The GDR is the most successful (in terms of living standards) socialist state but one of the least loved.

Yet the GDR has formidable achievements to list, especially in education and health. On the other hand her feeling of insecurity has led to a creeping militarisation of society. The GDR. Culture, thus separated from the whole society, was associated with the idea of perfection through the study of the arts Williams contrasts the ideas of ' culture as art' and 'culture as a whole way of life,' and commends the latter the book should definitely be read by all those interested in English.

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The GDR was heralded as the second German Enlightenment, a society in which the rational ideals of progress, Bildung, and revolution that had first come to fruition with. The legacy of the German Democratic Republic occupies a major role in German popular culture, with audiences flocking to films claiming to depict the East German state "as it was." Politicians from both left and right make use of its legacy to support their parties' approach to unification, while former citizens of the GDR are still working.

Carey, J. () ‘Mass communication and society’, book review, Media, Culture and Society, 1 (3). McQuail, D. () ‘The influence and effects of the mass media’, in Curran, J., Gurevitch, M. and Woollacott, J. (eds) Mass Communication and Society, London, Edward Arnold.

Mass Communication and Society () Milton Keynes, The Open. When first published, the book was widely regarded as having overturned conventional social and historical thinking about culture.

[citation needed] It argues that the notion of culture developed in response to the Industrial Revolution and the social and political changes it brought in its is done through a series of studies of famous British writers and essayists, beginning with Author: Raymond Williams.Berghahn Books [email protected] Founded inBerghahn Books is an independent publisher of distinguished scholarly books and journals in the humanities and social sciences.

Our program, which includes close to 40 journals and over new titles a year, spans History, Social & Cultural Anthropology, Archaeology, Mobility Studies.Geographically, the German Democratic Republic bordered the Baltic Sea to the north; Poland to the east; Czechoslovakia to the southeast and West Germany to the southwest and west.

Internally, the GDR also bordered the Soviet sector of Allied-occupied Berlin, known as East Berlin, which was also administered as the state's de facto l and largest city: East Berlin (de facto).