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Popular Culture Studies Across the Curriculum / Edition 1

Popular Culture Studies Across the Curriculum / Edition 1

by Ray B. Browne


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786420247
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 12/30/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

The late Ray B. Browne (1922–2009) edited the Journal of Popular Culture, served as an officer of the Popular Culture Association and wrote prolifically on the subject. He was the founding chair of the Department of Popular Culture at Bowling Green (Ohio) State University.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Editor’s Note 1

Introduction 3

1. English Literature Departments as Centers of the Humanities 9

2. American Studies and Popular Culture 17

3. Folklore to Populore 24

4. Snap, Crackle, Pop Culture and Communication Curricula 28

5. Is the Anthropological Study of Popular Culture Still at a Distance? 40

6. History: A River Both Wide and Deep 50

7. On the Linkages Between Sociology and Popular Culture 59

8. Popular Culture and Philosophy 69

9. Interdisciplinary Opportunities: Therapeutic Culture and the Study of Religion 77

10. Pop Goes the Geographer: Synergies Between Geography and Popular Culture 89

11. Popular Culture and Women’s Studies 104

12. Popular Culture in a Business Curriculum 116

13. Linkages Between Popular Culture and Economics 122

14. Popular Culture and Ethnic Studies: Curricular and Pedagogic Reflections 130

15. The Value of Teaching Popular Culture in the Community College: A Stew of Abstract, Concrete, Serious, and Not-So-Serious Notions 148

16. Putting Methodology Where the Mouth Is: Integrating Popular Culture into the Traditional High School Curriculum 155

17. Popular Culture in Sports, the Popular Culture of Sports: A Cross-Disciplinary Historical View 167

18. Teaching Popular Culture in Relation to the Social Sciences: A Critical-Emancipatory View from Europe 181

Conclusion 235

About the Contributors 237

Index 241

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