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ERIC Number: EJ411502
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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The Affirmative Character of U.S. Cultural Studies.
Budd, Mike; And Others
Critical Studies in Mass Communication, v7 n2 p169-84 Jun 1990
Argues that cultural studies imported to the United States often lose much of their critical edge. Contends that their misleading affirmation of the power and independence of media audiences is derived from several factors, including (1) overestimating the freedom of audiences in reception; and (2) confusing active reception with political activity. (MG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United States