May 2, 2008

Pop culture.

Filed under: anti-assimilation,feminism,race,women's history — polywog @ 11:13 p05

I have a problem with pop culture. I dissociate from it. I don’t remember any of it. I can’t. My view of pop culture is entirely one-dimensional. I admit. Christian suggested to me that mass media is a powerful form of cultural communication, a potential avenue for social change. bell hooks has a third view: Pop culture is an important space for cultural critique. Pop culture both generates and reinforces cultural meaning. It’s important for us to look to pop culture to understand the how, why, and what of power in our society. These videos are good:


1 Comment »

  1. Very interesting. Do you know where it came from that you dis-associate yourself from popular culture? Sometimes it feels as though you cannot get away from it, and that it’s almost natural because it surrounds us so much.

    Comment by Sword — October 7, 2009 @ 11:13 p10 | Reply

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: