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Sociology of Popular Culture
SOC 221 FA
This course is dedicated to the study of a realm of social life that many of us take for granted: popular culture. This course tries to uncover the hidden dynamics of everyday life and studies a particular realm of
imagination. It discusses what effect popular culture has on American democratic ideals.
FOR A FREE HUMANITY: FOR ANARCHY, Noam Chomsky/Chumbawamba
THE THEMING OF AMERICA - DREAMS, VISIONS AND COMMERCIAL SPACES (1997), Mark Gottdiener
RETHINKING POPULAR CULTURE, Chandra Mukerji
MAKE ROOM FOR TV,
BLACK LOOKS, Bell
THE HEARTS OF MEN, Barbara Ehrenreich
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Weekly assignments, attendance, handouts.
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Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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