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Unformatted text preview: 1983 - 50 1990 - 29 Today 5: 1. Time Warner 2. Disney 3. Viacom 4. News Corp. 5. Bertelsmann Highlights 1. Base shapes superstructure shapes consciousness 2. Different classes in bourgeois societies: a. Ruling b. Middle c. Working 3. Bourgeoisie promotes its dominance through false consciousness a. Success is not predetermined b. Success is a result of willpower c. If you fail, you have no one to blame but yourself 4. Bourgeois societies generate alienation, which is soothed by consumption (upgrade)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2011 for the course COMM 204 taught by Professor Boyd during the Winter '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Winter '08