Analysis Of Cultural Studies From Media, Culture And Society

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Stuart Hall, “Cultural Studies: Two Paradigms” from Media, Culture and Society, Raymond Williams and E.P Thompson summarize about the way they saw culture, they refer it to the way of life and saw mass media as the main role in capitalist society. Williams’s perspective, his ideas was referred to culture as to social practice, he saw “culture as a whole way of life” and as to structuralism that makes the concept of the “structure of feeling“(Stuart Hall, “Cultural Studies: Two Paradigms” 1980). William was influenced in the seventy by Gramsci’s but, Williams became familiarly with Gramsci dominate and at the end of the 1970’s hegemony became the central concept of cultural studies. Thompson main idea was cultural focus, but mostly on social…show more content…
He explains that he wants us to know how the present and future of cultural studies has impacted how people struggled throughout the years because of social transformation. Therefore, the people had to deal with the future challenges they were going to face and eventually overcome those obstacles. “He explained that cultural studies had impacted so many people because they had to deal with so many issues such as, culture, economics, politics, media and modernity” (Cultural Studies in the Future Tense by Lawrence Grossberg, 2010). I will be discussing cultural studies theory, and how people struggle through social transformation every day. Everyone has struggled through difficult situations, but eventually we learn from our mistakes and try to overcome it. The theory explains how Lawrence Grossberg discusses the theory of the cultural studies and how if affect the present and future, the struggles people have to go through for example, economics, culture, media and…show more content…
Cultural diversity is in our workplace and schools; we may encounter stereotypes while communicating with others, even though we have different opinions toward their cultures values and beliefs. We can learn from another culture, but we have to respect their differences. I think in today society, people are stereotyped others based on their race and social class because we automatically judge another person without knowing them and assume they are a certain way. Everyone is different we identify ourselves with our own social beliefs, religious beliefs and racial traits and should not be judged because we are all different
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