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Cultural studies

Cultural Studies combines literary theory, film/video studies, sociology, and cultural anthropology to study cultural phenomena in industrial societies. Frequently, the major issue under examination is how a particular phenomenon pertains to matters of ideology, race, social class, and/or gender.

Ziauddin Sardhar lists five main characterics of Cultural Studies in his book "Introducing Cultural Studies." These are:

Compare culture.

See also: postmodernism, queer theory, popular culture, gender studies, orientalism, critical theory, feminism, semiotics