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The myth of mass culture

Alan Swingewood

The myth of mass culture

by Alan Swingewood

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Published by Humanities Press in Atlantic Highlands, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mass society,
  • Popular culture -- History -- 20th century,
  • Socialism and literature,
  • Socialism and culture,
  • Communism and culture

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan Swingewood.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN15 .S955 1977
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 146 p. ;
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4538488M
    ISBN 100391006991, 0391007246
    LC Control Number77004699

      It was also the golden age of sport, and the dawn of mass media. By America was experiencing a popular culture that, for the first time in history, rose from the bottom up. Combining mass media with youth culture, this remarkable decade gave birth to American mass culture — a phenomenon that continues to shape our : John Thorn. The mass media blindly support the ideology of corporate capitalism. They laud and promote the myth of American democracy — even as we are stripped .

    The Myth of Race would make an excellent supplemental text for graduate or undergraduate courses in cross-cultural psychology — one sure to stimulate discussion. Reviewer Notes. Wandajune Bishop-Towle, PhD, is a licensed psychologist, and co-owner of Seasons of Peace Yoga in Andover, Mass., where she provides body-oriented psychotherapy. She.   Morris P. Fiorina opens his latest book, Culture War? The Myth of a Polarized America, with this fiery statement delivered by Patrick Buchanan at .

    How the Media Created the Muslim Monster Myth From Arab bandits to TV terrorists, the history of Islamophobia in US popular culture is long and ugly. By Jack Shaheen. "When a book begins with a line explanatory footnote to the opening epigram, one expects a dense read to follow. Class, Culture and the Agrarian Myth does not disappoint Particularly through his exploration of film and travel writing, Brass offers an intriguing perspective on the agrarian myth and rise of "populist postmodernism.".


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A myth exists that Jews can embrace the cultural components of Judaism without appreciating the legal aspects of the Jewish tradition. This myth suggests that law and culture are independent of one another. In reality, however, much of Jewish culture has a basis in Jewish law.

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Browne. Following the work of the Frankfurt School, popular culture is. Myth. Definitions of myth to some extent vary by the scholar. Finnish folklorist Lauri Honko offers a widely cited definition.

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