Chapter 8. H

  1. Michael Payne1 and
  2. Jessica Rae Barbera2

Published Online: 30 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323450.ch8

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) H, in A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323450.ch8

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



  • Jürgen Habermas (1929–) - German philosopher, sociologist, and critical thinker;
  • Stuart Hall (1932–), British sociologist/cultural theorist - leading black intellectual in postwar Britain;
  • Ihab Hassan, most important of critics who promoted emergence of Postmodernism in literature;
  • Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831), German philosopher - history as a category for philosophical thought;
  • hegemony - derived from the Greek word hegemon, refers to political domination or leadership;
  • hermeneutics - art or technique of interpretation;
  • historicism - theory which privileges all things human as discrete products of particular cultures;
  • Richard Hoggart (1918–), English writer on cultural and social change, literature, media, and education;
  • humanism, system which accords paramountcy to human interests and possibilities;
  • Edmund Husserl (1859–1938), German philosopher, founder of phenomenology


This chapter contains entries titled:

  • Habermas, Jürgen to hybridity