By Pete Bennett,Julian McDougall
Contemporary pop culture is engaged in a wealthy and multi-levelled set of representational family with austerity. This quantity seeks to discover those relatives, to invite: how does pop culture provide expression to austerity; how are its results conveyed; how do texts reproduce and disclose its mythic traits? It offers a analyzing of cultural texts in circulate within the current ‘age of austerity’. via its crucial focus—popular culture—it considers the effect and impact of austerity throughout media and textual different types. the gathering offers a theoretical deconstruction of well known culture’s copy of, and reaction to, legendary expressions of ‘austerity’ in Western tradition, spanning the uk, North the USA, Europe and the center East and textual occasions from political media discourse, tune, videogames, social media, movie, tv, journalism, people paintings, nutrients, protest pursuits, sluggish media and the perform of austerity in daily life
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Popular Culture and the Austerity Myth: Hard Times Today (Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies) by Pete Bennett,Julian McDougall