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Author Sternheimer, Karen

Title Connecting social problems and popular culture : why media is not the answer / Karen Sternheimer

Publ Info Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 Bryant Main Stacks  HN90.M3 S75 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HN90.M3 S75 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HN90 M3 S75 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HN90.M3 S75 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 322 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-306) and index
Contents Media phobia : why blaming popular culture for causing social problems is a problem -- Media phobia #1. Popular culture is dumbing down America -- Media phobia #2. Popular culture is ruining childhood -- Media phobia #3. Media violence causes real violence -- Media phobia #4. Popular culture promotes teen sex -- Media phobia #5. Popular culture promotes teen pregnancy and single parenthood -- Media phobia #6. Popular culture makes kids more materialistic than ever -- Media phobia #7. Popular culture may be hazardous to your health -- Media phobia #8. Popular culture promotes substance abuse -- Media phobia #9. Rap music promotes misogyny, homophobia, and racism -- Understanding social problems beyond popular culture : why inequality matters
LC subject Mass media -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States
Popular culture -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States
Mass media and culture -- United States
Social problems -- United States
ISBN 9780813344171 (alk. paper)
0813344174 (alk. paper)