Chapter 3. C

  1. Michael Payne1 and
  2. Jessica Rae Barbera2

Published Online: 30 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323450.ch3

A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, Second Edition

A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, Second Edition

How to Cite

Payne, M. and Barbera, J. R. (eds) (2010) C, in A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323450.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Courtauld Institute of Art, UK

  2. 2

    University of Pittsburgh, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 2 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405168908

Online ISBN: 9781444323450



  • John Milton Cage - musician from Los Angeles, influential composer and leading figure in experimental art movements;
  • Cahiers du Cinéma, most influential and controversial journals of film criticism;
  • Canadian studies - body of work which treats Canadian society and culture as its subject;
  • Cornelius Castoriadis (1922–1997), French political/social theorist and psychoanalyst;
  • children's literature - books written for children with the intent to provide moral or social instruction;
  • Nancy Chodorow (1944–) - US feminist sociologist and psychoanalytic critic;
  • comedy, form of dramatic or narrative plot that emphasizes social integration;
  • Critical Inquiry - founded by Sheldon Sacks, quarterly publication from University of Chicago Press;
  • cultural materialism - critical approach which developed in Britain during late 1970s and 1980s;
  • content analysis - developed as a research tool by early sociologists for comparative purposes


This chapter contains entries titled:

  • Cage, John Milton to cultures and minds