Everyday Life and Cultural Theory
By Ben Highmore
Routledge – 2001 – 208 pages
Everyday Life and Cultural Theory provides a unique critical and historical introduction to theories of everyday life. Ben Highmore traces the development of conceptions of everyday life, from the cultural sociology of Georg Simmel, through the Mass-Observation project of the 1930s to contemporary theorists such as Michel de Certeau.
Ben Highmore is a Senior Lecturer in Cultural and Media Studies at the University of the West of England. He is editor of The Everyday Life Reader (forthcoming, Routledge 2002).