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Audiences: A Sociological Theory of Performance and Imagination
Changing Audiences Changing Paradigms of Research Forms of the Audience Spectacle and Narcissism Imagination and Resources Fans and Enthusiasts The Spectacle/Performance Paradigm Methods, Issues and
Globalization and belonging
Global Change and Local Belonging The Limits of Local Attachment Parenting, Education and Elective Belonging Suburbia and the Aura of Place The Ambivalence of Urban Identity 'Manchester, So Much to
Ordinary, Ambivalent and Defensive: Class Identities in the Northwest of England
This paper uses data gathered from an ESRC funded research project on social networks, social capital and lifestyle to provide an account of contemporary class identities derived from 178 in-depth
Discourse Power and Justice
1. Institutions, Actors and Trends in Imprisonment 2. Discourses and Discursive Struggles 3. Classification: The Core of the Prison System 4. Transfers and Careers: Reinforcing Classification 5.
Popular music and society
* List of Figures * List of Tables * List of Boxes * Acknowledgements * Introduction *1. Constraints and Creativity: Arguments and Framework * PART 1 PRODUCTION *2. The Pop Music Industry *3. The
Cultural Change and Ordinary Life
This ground-breaking book offers a new approach to the understanding of everyday life, the media and cultural change. It explores the social pattern of ordinary life in the context of recent theories
Consuming the Car: Anticipation, Use and Meaning in Contemporary Youth Culture
Drawing on evidence from a recently conducted study of the everyday lives of young people in Manchester, UK, this article considers the place of cars in contemporary youth culture. The article
Audiences, museums and the English middle class
The increasingly accepted way to analyse any media product is to consider production, text and audience processes. In a deceptively simple way, a television programme, for example, can be examined in