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Philosophy that bases ethical behavior on the opinions and behaviors of relevant other people
Approach to studying culture that lies at the intersection between the social sciences and the humanities, most notably sociology, literature, visual studies, and philosophy. As a multi-disciplinary study, cultural studies draws from diverse fields and academic traditions.
The production of the meaning of the concepts in our minds through language. It is the link between concepts & language which enables us to refer to either the 'real' world of objects, people or events, or indeed to imaginary worlds of fictional objects, people and events
Founding father of British cultural studies challenges and resists dominant media representations also known as the "godfather of multiculturalism."
the interpretive level of a word based on its associated images rather than its literal meaning
description on the basic level; literal
regime of truth
the study of cultural meanings embedded in media forms, often used to explore and interpret 'hidden meanings' embedded within texts
Foucault on power
- power is bi directional
- power is not only top-down
- power circulates
- power relations permeate society
science dealing with the origin, races, customs, and beliefs of humankind
The massive impact by the human species, from the industrial era onward, on our planet's impact that, as Crutzen's term suggests, is geomorphic, equal in force and in long-term implications to a major geological event.
Slow violence (Nixon)
The violence that occurs gradually and out of sight, a violence of delayed destruction that is dispersed across time and space, an attributional violence that is typically not viewed as violence at all.