Essays Tagged: "mass culture"

Creation of TV and its spread to a global level.

linked with human socialisation.Television first came to Australia in 1956 and it brought with it a mass culture that would influence and change the lives of Australians. For television to become a po ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The First Movie Stars:Florence Lawrence,Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and Charlie Chaplin

re actors whose personas transcends their work, that is, persons whose personas becomes part of our mass culture. Several of the very first movie starts set the pattern for all those who followed.In t ...

(3 pages) 66 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

An analysis of Mtv according to popular culture theoriciens Q.D. Leavis and Theodor Adorno.In other words, critisizing Mtv both in concervative and liberal view.

mely object to popular culture. She argues that, in popular culture there is a loss of control over masses. The role of elites diminishes, becomes trivial."...Only a small and educated cultural elite ... he next generation, but their position and authority is threatened by the spread of commercialized 'mass culture': which satisfy to the lowest common denominator and undermines cultural standards..." ...

(6 pages) 105 0 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

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insecurity. Now that demographic changes of all kinds - greater mobility, nontraditional families, mass culture - are disrupting Americans' sense of community, there is a renewed search for unifying ...

(4 pages) 97 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Toy Store Practicum

modity"Toy Store PracticumSusan Willis, in her essay "Gender as Commodity," states, "Our culture is mass culture, where one of the strongest early influences on gender is the mass toy market.... In to ...

(4 pages) 51 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The great depression: includes quotes, background info, main research info, an analysis, and a source list

poverty and unemployment.Part One: Background InformationIt is in the 1920's. It is a time of great mass culture, employment rates going up, and a time of prosperity. Especially since it was after the ... 1993, p.39)The gap between the rich and the working-class was still growing and was largely due to mass manufacturing. Workers made a lot more products in a lesser period of time. However, the worker ...

(7 pages) 151 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression

Tracy Moffat's work short essay on the work of contemporary aurtralian artist Tracey Moffat, possibly australias largest international artist in our times.

s at the Queensland College of Art allowed her to strengthen this early fascination with mainstream mass culture as well as giving her extensive exposure to an enormous range of works from the history ...

(3 pages) 33 1 3.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Design in the 1950s

rchitecture, design and theories were contested as people felt that the post war era should embrace mass culture and the advance technologies. Prior to the Second World War American designers looked t ... a symbol of high society. The feminine taste became extremely important in the marketplace with the mass production of new colours and patterns and contemporary style. It was the first time women coul ...

(8 pages) 129 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Society's Subordination: Popular Culture's Ideologies

or not, popular culture is an undeniable influence on how society perceives itself. When examining mass culture, one must keep in mind the equilibrium between how much we, as a society, affect the wa ... ideologies, we must consider the reality of popular culture itself. Christian-Smith points out that mass culture creates an idea of female attributes that uphold the traditional stereotypes that have ...

(11 pages) 124 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Film and Television Representations of Gay Men and Lesbians

Queerness might be the most pervasive sexual dynamic at work in mass culture and reception. As homosexuality was introduced into our culture, many negative stereoty ...

(7 pages) 69 0 3.8 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Fatty acid enrichment of rotifers (Brachionus plicatilis) and Brine shrimp (Artemia sp.) using microcapsules containing marine oils

ods such as rotifers (Brachionus plicatilis) and brine shrimp (Artemia sp.) are still essential for mass culture of larvae in the aquaculture industry, in particular to larvae of marine fish and crust ...

(10 pages) 11 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Dover Beach/fahrenheit Comparison

lar to "Dover Beach". Everybody acts the same and those who were different or not part of the mass culture were treated unfairly. Everyday he was becoming more and more dissatisfied with his lif ...

(2 pages) 4019 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Standardized Civilization

The Standardized Civilization In our modern day of industrialization and mass advertising, we have gained great access to more and more services and products. The question i ... his individuality and achieve his full potential like never before? Or have we become one uniformed mass culture, programmed to adhere to the standards of civilization? A look at first the origin and ... c management through the eyes of Stuart Ewen and Frederick Taylor; and then the cause and effect of mass advertising through the viewpoints of Tom Vanderbilt and The Economist, will address this issue ...

(7 pages) 18 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


According to some of its critics, popular culture is superficial, formula-based, mass produced for cheapness and standardised. Using examples, explore the strengths and weaknesses o ... been proven in the past to produce a healthy profit is the economically safest option. This kind of mass culture is primarily a matter of enterprise, not art, leading to widespread criticism of large ... od. Something about the product, the concept, and the way it is all marketed consistently generates massive profits. With each new generation of iPod, the formula is tweaked, but it remains essentiall ...

(8 pages) 158 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Popular American Culture Trends

The American way of life revolves around popular culture or mass culture. The environment surrounding people will shape the lives and personalities of those ind ... as cultures continue to evolve is trends. One example is the trends in American popular culture or mass culture. America has become a society of people who demand instant gratification and convenienc ... inment and leisure purposes and are trends in American society. "Most of today's popular culture is mass-produced and is disseminated through the mass media. Popular music, cheap paperback novels, soa ...

(5 pages) 362 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays

High-Pop and Cultural Values

which was necessary to ensuring that high-pop was widely consumed and demanded by the broader ‘mass market.’‘High-Pop’ as Theoretical and Social ConstructThe concept of ‘high- ... appeal (Collins 2002). According to this conception, high-pop necessarily implies dichotomy between mass-produced and consumed content that is generic in form and structure, with content that is perce ...

(9 pages) 24 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Art Essays

An Analysis of the Term 'Normal,' According to Michael Warner and Mary Douglas

and valence. And normalization is something else altogether: a phenomenon characteristic of modern, mass-mediated society…. [N]ormalization results from the way modern society is organized arou ... the common man, the man on the street, the 'heartland of America,' etcetera. Under theconditions of mass culture, they are constantly bombarded by images of statistical populations and their norms, co ...

(5 pages) 2762 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Explain the Frankfurt School's effects model and asses its usefulness as a means of determining the social impact of mass media.

onnection between science and social philosophy and producing some of the earliest conclusions that mass culture is important in the structure of society.From 1933 to 1935, the Institute relocated to ... theorists produced several 'theories', such as the 'Critical Theory', which involved a critique of mass culture as suppression and integration into the 'norms of everyday life', and the 'Freudian The ...

(6 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media