Contemporary Spanish Cultural StudieseBook - 2000
Spanish studies is changing dramatically under the influence of cultural theory, which challenges accepted ideas of high, mass and popular culture. This stimulating book offers a new interdisciplinary approach to contemporary Spanish culture and society, taking as its starting point the contradictory process of economic modernisation beginning in the 1960s. Written by a group of leading scholars, it provides readers with a crucial gateway to the key debates and issues involved in contemporary Spanish cultural forms, exploring topics ranging from race, nationalism and identity, to the media, gender and sex, religion, sport, and shopping. Students and scholars alike will find this an essential source book and guide to contemporary Spain and its diverse cultures.
Publisher: London : Arnold ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
Characteristics: x, 326 pages : illustrations 25 cm