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The Pop Connection

Engaging Popular Culture in Social Education
  • Cameron White
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Abstract

What is the role of popular culture in society? Does popular culture have a role in the education process of our young? Is there a connection between popular culture and social education? Popular culture is at the center of societal controversy and debate at present. Many from one end of the spectrum criticize its very nature and suggest that it only serves to destroy American morals and values. These folks call for increased censorship and the like. Many on the other end of the spectrum also criticize the nature of popular culture and suggest that it only perpetuates the status quo and enhances corporate and American hegemony. These folks call for more openness and less corporate domination of our culture.

Keywords

Social Justice Social Study Popular Culture Moral Panic Social Commentary 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cameron White
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  1. 1.University of HoustonHoustonUSA

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