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Pop Culture Panics: How Moral Crusaders Construct Meanings of Deviance and Delinquency

Karen Sternheimer

Pop Culture Panics: How Moral Crusaders Construct Meanings of Deviance and Delinquency by Karen Sternheimer

Moral panics reveal much about a society's social structure and the sociology embedded in everyday life. This short text examines extreme reactions to American popular culture over the past century, including crusades against comic books, music, and pinball machines, to help convey the "sociological imagination" to undergraduates. Sternheimer creates a critical lens through which to view current and future attempts of modern-day moral crusaders, who try to convince us that simple solutions-like regulating popular culture-are the answer to complex social problems. Pop Culture Panics is ideal...

2014 / 11 / 28
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Celebrity Culture and the American Dream: Stardom and Social Mobility

Karen Sternheimer

Celebrity Culture and the American Dream: Stardom and Social Mobility by Karen Sternheimer

Celebrity Culture and the American Dream, Second Edition considers how major economic and historical factors shaped the nature of celebrity culture as we know it today, retaining the first edition's examples from the first celebrity fan magazines of 1911 to the present and expanding to include updated examples and additional discussion on the role of the internet and social media in today's celebrity culture. Equally important, the book explains how and why the story of Hollywood celebrities matters, sociologically speaking, to an understanding of American society, to the changing nature of...

2014 / 11 / 28
$39.95

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Kids These Days: Facts and Fictions About Today's Youth

Karen Sternheimer

Kids These Days: Facts and Fictions About Today's Youth by Karen SternheimerThis book focuses on early childhood to late teen issues like kidnapping and child safety, childhood obesity, school safety and zero tolerance policies, teen drivers, hazing, bullying and risk-taking behavior. Fear of and fear for youth is a rite of passage, a common lament that comes with change. Young people both represent and must deal with the consequences of these fluctuations, and are actually often better behaved than their predecessors.
2014 / 3 / 29
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Celebrity Culture and the American Dream

Karen Sternheimer

Celebrity Culture and the American Dream by Karen SternheimerUsing examples from the first celebrity fan magazines of 1911 to the present, Celebrity Culture and the American Dream considers how major economic and historical factors shaped the nature of celebrity culture as we know it today. Equally important, the b
2011 / 4 / 9
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