Cultural Studies signals a major academic revolution for the 21st century. It is a discipline that claims not to be a discipline; it is a radical critical approach for understanding racial, national, social and gender identities. This title provides an incisive tour through the minefield of this complex subject.
Ziauddin Sardar is a hugely renowned writer, broadcaster, journalist and critic. 'Britain's own Muslim polymath' (Independent) has become one of the UK's leading intellectuals and writes on a huge variety of subjects in numerous newspapers and magazines throughout the world. He is also Visiting Professor of Postcolonial Studies at the City University, London. Borin Van Loon has worked on numerous Introducing titles. He is a freelance illustrator, surrealist painter and collagist who produces the comic strip 'The Severed Head' for The Chap magazine.