Social Problems in Popular Culture

Social Problems in Popular Culture

by R. J. Maratea, Brian Monahan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781447321583
Publisher: Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol
Publication date: 11/15/2016
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


R. J. Maratea is visiting assistant professor of criminal justice at Seton Hall University. Brian Monahan is associate professor of sociology and criminal justice at Marywood University. He is the author of The Shock of the News: Media Coverage and the Making of 9/11.

Table of Contents


Introduction;
Understanding Social Problems and Popular Culture;
Blaming Popular Culture for the Existence of Social Problems;
Spreading Problem Claims Through Popular Culture;
Popular Culture and Pushback;
Marketing Social Problems Through Popular Culture;
Conclusion.

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