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Unformatted text preview: Fall 2010 2 Maintaining power and manufacturing consent for current power relationships Process by which one social class maintains status-quo by persuading underpowered classes to accept way of life American Dream & Success ◦ Gatorade “Be Like Mike” ◦ Extreme Home Makeover ◦ Dangerous Minds / Freedom Writers ◦ American Idol ◦ Radio Disney’s “Next Big Thing” Dominant readings Negotiated readings Oppositional readings...
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- Fall '10
- Sociology, Extreme Home Makeover, current power relationships, social class maintains, marginal voices