The Everyday Life Reader
Edited by Ben Highmore
Routledge – 2001 – 392 pages
The Everyday Life Reader brings together thinkers ranging from Freud to Baudrillard with primary sources. It thus provides a complete and comprehensive resource on theories of everyday life.
Ben Highmore's introduction surveys the development of thought about everyday life, setting theories in their social and historical context, and each themed section opens with an essay introducing the debates. Sections include:
*Situating the Everyday
*Everyday Life and 'National Culture'
*Ethnography Near and Far
Ben Highmore is Lecturer in Cultural and Media Studies at the University of the West of England. He is author of the companion volume Everyday Life and Cultural Theory: An Introduction (Routledge 2001)