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    Culture can be viewed as the customs‚ arts and social interactions of a particular nation‚ people‚ or other social group (Yourdictionary.com‚ 2013) Popular culture is defined as “Cultural activities or commercial products reflecting‚ suited to‚ or aimed at the tastes of the general masses of people.” (Dictionary.com‚ 2013) Three major trends in popular American culture would be: Social networking‚ reality television‚ and technology. Social networking has changed how we do communicate‚ think and live

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    Popular American Culture Austin Gardner SOC/105 October 20‚ 2013 Matthew Szlapak Popular American Culture Popular culture surrounds us every day; when we go to the grocery store it’s there in the checkout line‚ on the car radio when you drive down the road‚ and on every webpage that we visit. Not only is popular culture everywhere around us‚ it influences nearly every decision that we make; from the television shows we watch‚ the cloths we wear‚ the food we eat‚ or even the cars we choose to drive

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    Heracles (Hercules)‚ appearing in popular culture and the effect his myths had on early civilizations. Considered by most to be the greatest of the Greek folk heroes‚ Hercules was the embodiment of masculinity and physical power. The word “herculean” literally translates into “having enormous strength‚ courage‚ or size” (dictionary.com.) Since their inception‚ the myths and legends of Hercules have been immensely popular and have had vast influences on people and cultures throughout the world. Over the

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    world‚ through which you can express your personality‚ your social status‚ and your ideas. To choose clothes is to define and describe ourselves. [Lurie ‚ The Language of Clothes‚ 1981] In all societies clothing is part of the culture. In current western society‚ pop culture reigns in fashion. All the way from couturiers like the Dior or de la Renta house in expensive boutiques‚ to designers like Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger‚ names we see in department stores like Nordstrom and Meier and Frank

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    Outline and explain two different types of culture Culture is the characteristics of a particular group of people‚ recognized and defined by everything from language‚ religion‚ food‚ clothes and music. Every culture has its own norms and values they follow‚ and abide by. In this essay I will be exploring popular culture and‚ sub-culture. Popular culture is associated with shallow activities enjoyed and accesses by the masses‚ it serves a large role in society as it unites the masses‚ and creates

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    Popular culture In our civilization today‚ people seem to obsess over certain values that our society proceeds to the people that they need to consume by using advertisements through television‚ radio‚ magazines etc. These promotions of the latest trends such as fashion and technology‚ installs to the people’s head that we need to obtain these values to “fit in”. Also‚ the worlds “super stars” are heavily looked up to in our society. They create and image for himself or herself that the people

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    American Popular Culture Leonel Gutierrez SOC/ 105 September 11‚ 2012 Gregory Shrout American Popular Culture Our communities are built on a foundation whose culture we build. Through our culture‚ we define who we are as individuals and how our societies influence our communities. American popular culture has a great influence on our personal decisions and is a very important aspect of our lifestyle. Through television‚ magazines‚ newspapers‚ music‚ sports

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    1 W h a t is Popular Culture? - - - aus: STOREY‚ John: Cultural Theory and Popular Culture. London e al. (PearsonlPrenUce Hall) 2001 t I Before we consider in detail the different ways in which popular culture has been defined and analyzed‚ I want to outline some of the general features of the debate which the study of popular culture has generated. It is not my intention to pre-empt the specific findings and arguments which will be presented in the following chapters. Here I simply

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    Barbie A Popular Culture focus study A popular culture is a shared set of practices and benefits that have attained global acceptance‚ and which can be normally characterised by: being associated with commercial products; developing from a local to a national to a global level; allowing consumers to have widespread access to it and; is constantly changing and evolving. As a focus study‚ it is seen that Barbie inherently displays such characteristics‚ and is therefore a legitimate popular culture

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    successful due to their complexity and pricy expense of generating interest for publishers. Later‚ the company started to realize that they needed to find out what customers really want and value the market. They swiftly assimilated into the pop culture that most people in our society would accept‚ their new game soundtracks appealed to a border musical audience and even musicians. Their success started with the game Karaoki Revolution‚ its marketability and mainstream music made it much more successful

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