University of Phoenix
SOC/105 Introduction to Popular American Culture
July 9, 2009
Inventory of Popular American Culture Artifacts
Fast Food Restaurants
Grocery Stores/Organic and Natural Food Stores/Gourmet Food Stores
Shopping Malls/Shopping Centers
Beauty Shops/Barber Shops
Televised News/Radio Broadcast News/Internet News
Protective Wear (eg. Sunglasses, Hats, Jackets, Mosquito Sprays, Sun block)
Portable Music Devices
Flip Flops/Crocks/Tennis Shoes/Boots
Air Conditioners/Ceiling Fans/Ionizers
This Popular American Culture Paper will compile an inventory of artifacts of the Popular American Culture that is observed every day. Patterns in the list will be identified in the Popular American Culture Paper. There are some items in the list that are more relevant to everyday living in America. This paper will demonstrate which items are more likely used than others. Values associated with Popular American Culture will be identified in this paper. The values of Popular American Culture which directly impact my personal decision making will also be identified in this paper. This paper will determine if I consider myself aware of the influences of popular culture in my decision making.
Patterns of Popular American Culture displayed in the list above range from, technical devices, shopping/dining/entertainment, household items/décor, and fashion and beauty trends. Technical devices range from pocket personal-computers, mobile devices, internet ready devices, portable music devices, and portable television-ready devices. The lists of portable technical... [continues]
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