Globalization and American Popular Culture

ISBN-10: 1442214961
ISBN-13: 9781442214965
Edition: 3rd 2012
Authors: Lane Crothers
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Book details

List price: $29.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/30/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 292
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.210

List of Tables
Acknowledgments
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
"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: The Triumph of the Individual
Blade Runner: The Emptiness of Consumer Capitalism
American Television
The Universe of Star Trek and the Universe according to Star Trek
The West Wing and the Democratic Experiment
24 and American Illiberalism
American Music
The Culture of Country
It's Rock and Roll
Don't Stop Hip-Hop
Conclusion
Notes
The Global Scope of American Movies, Music, and Television
The Movie, Music, and Television Machine in the Global Era
The Development of the Modern American Movie, Music, and Television Industries
The American Exception
A Brief History of the Movie Industry
A Brief History of the Music Industry
A Brief History of the Television Industry
The Digital Dilemma
Conclusion
Notes
The American Global Cultural Brand
Franchising America
A Brief History of the Franchise
American Brands, Global Presence
A Brief Global Cultural History of Coca-Cola
A Brief Global Cultural History of McDonald's
A Brief Global Cultural History of Blue Jeans
The Emerging Global Cultural History of the NFL
Social Networking America
Everything, Everywhere, All the Time
Conclusion
Notes
Global Trade and the Fear of American Popular Culture
Trading American Popular Culture
The American Argument
The 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
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
The Future of American Popular Culture and Globalization
Conclusion
Notes
Recommended Readings
Index
About the Author

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