Keywords for American Cultural Studies, Third Edition

Edited by Bruce Burgett and Glenn Hendler

Keywords for American Cultural Studies, Third Edition is a hybrid print-digital publication that includes 150 essays, each focused on a single term such as “America,” “culture,” “diversity,” or “religion.” More than forty of the essays have been significantly revised for this new edition, and there are nineteen completely new keywords, including crucial additions such as “biopolitics,” “data,” “debt,” and “intersectionality”. The print volume includes 66 essays, 19 of which are new for this third edition. Another 48 essays appear on this site.

The site also includes “Keywords: An Introduction,” the list of works cited by all the essays, information about the contributors, a note on classroom use, sample syllabi and assignments, and a blog. Any page in the site can be printed or saved as a pdf,…

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