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SOC 210 Popular Culture • 5 Cr.

Description:

What makes popular culture "popular" and who decides for us? Wrestle with the notion of whether popular culture defines society, or if society defines popular culture; by studying television, music, film, and more. Themes include audience reception, network societies, and popular culture on a global scale.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Critically “read” popular culture items from a sociological perspective.
  • Describe how the intersections of race, class, and gender are represented and maintained in popular culture texts.
  • Discuss popular culture through a historically global lens.
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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
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