Globalization and American popular culture

by Crothers, Lane
Book / 2013
TitleGlobalization and American popular culture
Item typeBook
Author(s)Crothers, Lane
Edition3rd ed
ImprintLanham Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2013
SeriesGlobalization (Lanham, Md.)
ISBN
  • 9781442214958
  • 1442214953
  • 9781442214965
  • 1442214961
  • 9781442214972
  • 144221497X
Other number40021272427
LanguageEnglish
URLLink to original record
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • List of tables -- Acknowledgments -- 1: American Popular Culture And Globalization: -- Popular culture and global politics -- Understanding culture, popular culture, and American culture: -- Anthropological culture -- Popular culture -- American popular culture -- Grasping globalization: -- Economic globalization and American popular culture -- Political globalization and American popular culture -- Cultural globalization and American popular culture: -- Cultural corruption -- Cultural imperialism -- Cultural homogenization -- Cultural hybridity -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 2: American Popular Culture In Movies, Music, And Television: -- American civic culture and American popular culture -- American stories -- American culture in movies, music, and television: -- American movies -- Titanic: Class and the American dream -- Avatar: Triumph of the individual -- Blade Runner: Emptiness of consumer capitalism -- American television: -- Universe of Star Trek and the universe according to Star Trek -- West Wing and the democratic experiment -- 24 and American illiberalism -- American music: -- Culture of country -- It's rock and roll -- Don't stop hip-hop -- Conclusion -- Notes --
  • 3: Global Scope Of American Movies, Music, And Television : -- Movie, music, and television machine in the global era -- Development of the modern American movie, music, and television industries -- American exception -- Brief history of the movie industry -- Brief history of the music industry -- Brief history of the television industry -- Digital dilemma -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 4: American Global Cultural Brand: -- Franchising America: -- Brief history of the franchise -- American brands, global presence: -- Brief global cultural history of Coca-Cola -- Brief global cultural history of McDonald's -- Brief global cultural history of blue jeans -- Emerging global cultural history of the NFL -- Social networking America - - Everything, everywhere, all the time -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 5: Global Trade And The Fear Of American Popular Culture: -- Trading American popular culture: -- American argument -- Counter-American argument -- Popular culture in international agreements: -- GATT/WTO 1947-2012 -- Popular culture and the United Nations -- NAFTA -- American popular culture and fragmegration in four countries: -- France -- Iran -- Venezuela -- Hong Kong -- Social networks, political revolutions? The case of the Arab Spring -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 6: American Popular Culture And The Future Of Globalization: -- Cultural change, hybridity, and American popular culture -- Types of cultural change -- Cultural change as cultural hybridity -- Global cultural hybridity and American popular culture -- Future of American popular culture and globalization -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Recommended readings -- Index -- About the author.
Physical descriptionxv, 274 p. ; 24 cm.
Year Published: 
2013

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