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ZUIN, ANTÔNIO ÁLVARO SOARES. On the actuality of the concept of culture industry. Cad. CEDES [online]. 2001, vol.21, n.54, pp.9-18. ISSN 0101-3262. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-32622001000200002.
This text holds that the concept of culture industry is actual and important to criticising the social conditions which universalizes a process of half culture. And it concludes that some Theodor W. Adorno's concepts could give elements to resist against this process which forms debilitated individualities.
Keywords : Culture Industry; Culture; Half-Culture; Theodor W. Adorno; Critical Theory.