Connecting social problems and popular culture : why media is not the answer / Karen Sternheimer.Material type: BookPublisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, c2013Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xii, 308 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780813347233 .Subject(s): Mass media -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States | Popular culture -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States | Mass media and culture -- United States | Social problems -- United StatesDDC classification: 302.2301 S839
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Summer 2013 Selected Accessions List -- Social Conditions
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Media phobia : why blaming pop culture for social problems is a problem -- Is popular culture really ruining childhood? -- Does social networking kill? Cyberbullying, homophobia, and suicide -- What's dumbing down America : media zombies or educational disparities? -- From screen to crime scene : media violence and real violence -- Pop culture promiscuity : sexualized images and reality -- Changing families : as seen on TV? -- Media health hazards? Beauty image, obesity, and eating disorders -- Does pop culture promote smoking, toking, and drinking? -- Consumption and materialism : a new generation of greed? -- Beyond popular culture : why inequality is the problem.