cultural hegemony


Hegemony, initially a term referring to the dominance of one state within a confederation, is now generally understood to mean domination by consent. This broader meaning was coined and popularized in the 1930s by Italian Marxist Antonio Gramsci, who investigated… Read More ›

Cultural Studies

Arising from the social turmoil of the 1960-s, Cultural Studies is an academic discipline which combines political economy, communication, sociology,¬†social theory, literary theory, media theory, film studies, cultural anthropology, philosophy, art history/¬†criticism etc. to study cultural phenomena in various societies…. Read More ›