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The Cultural Production of 'Learning to Labour'

Skeggs, Bev. 1992. The Cultural Production of 'Learning to Labour'. In: Anne Beezer and Martin Barker, eds. Reading Into Cultural Studies. London: Routledge, pp. 181-196. ISBN 978-0415063777 [Book Section]

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"Reading Into Cultural Studies" revisits a selection of key texts central to the formation of cultural studies as a discipline and as a project. These texts address questions of power, ideology and the possibilities and limits of resistance. Each of the eleven essays in the collection renews an early study in one area of cultural investigation, bringing such seminal texts as "Subculture" by Dick Hebdige, "Loving With a Vengeance" by Tania Modleski and "Bond and Beyond" by Tony Bennett back to the centre of attention, However the essays are not purely celebratory. Each study is critically examined in a number of ways - for its research strategy, its implicit theories of power and ideology, for the empirical evidence it draws on and its conceptual framework. Together, the essays provide an introduction to some of the central debates and issues in cultural studies.

Item Type: Book Section

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Sociology

Dates:

DateEvent
1992Published

Item ID:

13695

Date Deposited:

28 Sep 2015 13:27

Last Modified:

07 Jul 2017 12:47

URI: http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/13695
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