Baudrillard and the culture industry
127,14 $

Baudrillard and the culture industry

AMIRHOSEIN KHANDIZAJI


Baudrillard and the culture industry

AMIRHOSEIN KHANDIZAJI

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Résumé

This book argues for the importance of the theory of the culture industry in today's world. It begins by considering the neglect of the culture industry in the second and third generation of the Frankfurt School, presenting historical background information and criticisms on the theories of Habermas and Honneth.

In our age, the culture industry is something quite different from what Adorno and Horkheimer described or could even imagine in the twentieth century. Today, the masses can not only access the media but can also respond to the messages they receive. A key question that arises, then, is why the masses, even after gaining access to their own media, still adhere to the values of the capitalist system? Why haven't they achieved a class consciousness?

This work seeks to answer those questions. Drawing on Jean Baudrillard's work, it reveals the semiotic aspects of the culture industry and describes the industry in the age of simulation and hyperreality. The book argues that the culture industry has now entered the micro level of our everyday life through shopping centers, the image of profusion and more. Further, it explores new aspects of the culture industry, such as a passion for participating in the media, the consumed vertigo of catastrophe, and masking the absence of a profound reality. As such, the book will particularly appeal to graduates and researchers in sociology and sociological theory, and all those with an interest in the Frankfurt School and the works of Jean Baudrillard.


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Titre
Baudrillard and the culture industry
Prix
127,14 $
Sujet
Format Poche
Non
Langue
Français/French
Date de publication
2017-11-23
ISBN
9783319698748
Code Interne
2373113
Numéro de produit
2373113
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pdf
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