Stuart Hall is one of the major critics of the media and popular culture and enjoys an international stature across the world. He works in the field of cultural theory and sociology. He was a part of group which founded ‘British Cultural Studies’, a school of thought which exists even now. He has written on a variety of topics but his writings from the early 1980s, and forward has emphasized that analysis of a school of social class and educational access to speak about the way race, with its historical roots predominantly in colonial relations, provides an additional set of parameters for speaking about one’s class position within the society. In the 1990s, his work on youth subcultures was very influential in articulating a new sub discipline, “Cultural Studies,” which was the most significant challenge to literary studies as traditionally defined and still enjoys the same status.