Dictionary of Cultural Theorists
If cultural theory is a minefield, this book is a route map through that field. Prepared by an international team of scholars, the entries in this dictionary provide accessible introductions to the key cultural theorists of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It brings together a wide spectrum of theorists from fields such as sociology, psychology, anthropology, political science, philosophy, history, linguistics, psychoanalysis and law." "Covers over 200 of the leading figures in the study of culture, together with their key concepts and main arguments, their major works and formative influences. Each entry provides links to other seminal figures, as well as a guide to further reading. An extensive introduction sets the entries in the appropriate intellectual and historical contexts. An ideal resource for the cross-disciplinary study of culture.