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- DescriptionThis groundbreaking work explores media scholar Sut Jhally's thesis that advertising functions as a religion in late capitalism and relates this to critical theological studies. Sheffield argues that advertising is t itself a religion, but that it contains religious dimensions - analogous to Durkheim's description of objects as totems.
- Author BiographyTRICIA SHEFFIELD has a Ph.D. in Theological and Religious Studies from Drew University, USA. She has taught religion and feminist theory at the Institute for Research on Women and Gender at Columbia University, at Hofstra University, and at Queens College (CUNY). She is a Lilly Visiting Scholar in Religious Studies for the academic year, 2006-2007, at Austin College, Texas, USA.
- Author(s)Tricia Sheffield
- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication20/12/2006
- SubjectReligion: Comparative, General & Reference
- Series TitleReligion/Culture/Critique
- Place of PublicationBasingstoke
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Content Notebiography
- Weight270 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine11 mm
- Edition Statement1st ed. 2006
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