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Unformatted text preview: o Trying to make oneself seem of higher status by denouncing popular culture Less to do with the actual content and more to do with how we use the fears that surround popular culture Implications of these assumptions o Gives parents and government the right to censor o Justifies parental control o Fear of others o Scapegoat Relationship between communities that experience high levels of poverty and violence, not media Circular fear that feeds upon itself, keeps us away from getting at the root of significant problems...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2010 for the course SOCI 305 taught by Professor Sternheimer during the Spring '10 term at USC.
- Spring '10