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60 Free Essays on America Popular Culture After The War

  1. Rave Culture and It's Effects on Popular Culture

    Rave Culture and Its Effects on Popular Culture What is a rave? Raving is a highly subjective experience. One person's best rave is another person's worst. Any attempt to analyze rave culture must recognize the highly personal factor of the experience. Author Daniel Martin defines a rave as "a long

  2. Sex in Popular Culture

    As most Americans are aware, sex sells just about anything from Pepsi to Victoria's Secret underwear. Perhaps the greatest argument of our time is the recent indictment of sex and violence on television. Political groups lined up to do battle over the salacious content on the television. Whether it'

  3. Popular Culture

    While studying the many aspects of popular culture; the highs and the lows, the fads and the popular trinkets of the times, I found myself looking for some distinct trend. A trend that would almost explain the urbanization and mixture of American culture into one entity as it seems today. The time

  4. The Simpsons, an American Popular Culture Phenomenon?

    ‘The Simpson's' an American Popular Culture phenomenon? American popular culture has a tremendous effect on the everyday people. The fields of television film and pop music are dominated by media representations produced in the USA. The invasion of the American popular culture has been so power

  5. American Popular Culture and Its Impact in a Globalized World

    Americans, after all, did not invent fast food, amusement parks, or the movies. Before the Big Mac, there were British fish and chips. Before Disneyland, there was Copenhagen's Tivoli Gardens (which Walt Disney used as a prototype for his first theme park, in Anaheim, a model later re-exported to To

  6. Rave Culture

    Rave Culture and Its Effects on Popular Culture PLAY TO THE CROWD NOT YOUR SELF BUT ENJOY WHAT YOUR PLAYING What is a rave Raving is a experience. One person's best rave is another person's worst. Any attempt to analyze rave culture must recognize the personal factor of the experience. A

  7. The Role of Culture in the Economic Development of Countries

    Introduction: The role of culture in the economic development of countries is often overlooked by economists, yet it can significantly affect a country's economic development. Culture generates assets, such as skills, products, expression, and insight that contribute to the social and economic wel

  8. Society's Subordination : Popular Culture's Ideologies

    Like it 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 way popular culture is constructed and to what extent popular culture influences the way we v

  9. Baseball and American Popular

    Baseball and American Popular Culture Baseball is an integral part of American pop culture. Many Americans grow up with baseball, playing it before they can even count all the bases. It is glorified, taught, and fed to us. When we play baseball, we find a respect for the game. The respect we gain

  10. The Shifts in Public Attitude to the Vietnam War

    Discuss the shifts In the American public’s attitude towards the Vietnam War over the period 1964-1973. To what extent did public opinion affect the government’s war strategy? Since 1954 it is understood that, “every American President has offered support to the people of South Vietnam” (

  11. Wartime Propaganda: World War I

    <b>The Drift Towards War</b><br>"Lead this people into war, and they'll forget there was ever such a thing as tolerance. To fight, you must be brutal and ruthless, and the spirit of ruthless brutality will enter into the very fiber of national life, infecting the Congress, the courts, the policeman

  12. Who Am I

    Pop culture has become one of the largest tools to shape the ideals of much the youth across the nation. Using media outlets such as movies, music, television, video games, internet, and magazines, young children and teenagers have been influenced by popular culture. As with any family, beliefs are

  13. The Epic Battle

    The Epic Battle of Ross vs. Joey Flip on a television right now. Flip through the channels and note the sort of shows, the characters, the way those characters are portrayed, and which characters you relate to, enjoy, and dislike. Could it be that you find yourself laughing at Joey, but mocking Ro

  14. After the Vietnam War

    The new unified Vietnam became the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (SRV). the With Americans gone, however, Vietnam's military problems were not over. In neighboring Kampuchea (previously named Cambodia), Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge began a reign of terror in hopes of creating a pre-industrial utopia,

  15. Tannen Interview

    H: What got you interested in the subject of communications between genders? DT: After graduating from college in 1966, I lived in Greece for two years where I became involved in issues of cross-cultural communication. I was teaching English as a foreign language; a lot of the people who do that

  16. Greco-Roman Culture: Lysistrata

    Aristophanes was a "craft" comedy poet in the fourth century B.C. during the time of the Peloponnesian War. Aristophanes' usual style was to be too satirical, and suggesting the outlandish. He shows little mercy when mocking Socrates and his "new-fangled ideas" which were most likely designed to des

  17. Media and Culture

    The issue of the relationship between the mass media and the popular culture has always been a controversial issue in social sciences. While the political economists insist on the role of the media industry in the creation of this phenomenon of the twentieth century, its advocates such as John Fisk

  18. Culture as Object and Instrument

    Since as early as the eighteenth century the government has played a large role in both providing and restricting cultural access to the public (Study Guide 2007, p. ). In effect the government policies on culture and funding of arts is essentially a policy on cultural censorship. This essay will

  19. Subversion of the Family Unit

    It was widely agreed upon by my tutorial class that the nuclear family has changed in the last 50 years. The concept of a family has morphed from a ‘man and woman married for life’ to de facto couples, homosexual partnerships and marriages [with adopting children as an option], as well as polyga

  20. Interview with George N.

    Paper 3 – Interview with George Nephew Mirlan: Hello Sir, and thank you for your time. As you already know, I would like to hear your story of Reagan and Nixon eras, Vietnam War and some important aspects of US foreign policy. George: You are welcome. For instance, I worked in the Civil Rights o

  21. Propaganda and Its Effect on America

    Thesis: Propaganda was a tool that leaders used to get people involved in wars of the past. Propaganda, a term that only reminds people of corruption and manipulation. Others, it reminds of advertising and raising American spirit. Well, they are both right. ["Propaganda" Pg. 1, sec.1] Propaga

  22. News Reporting War

    MEDIA, CULTURE AND SOCIETY 4. ‘Often Wars (especially distant ones) and the object of winning them will have to be sold to the public. This often involves the manipulation of truth to maintain popular support' (Taylor, P ‘War and the media'). Critically examine the role of television in the rep

  23. Blarg

    I have been touched by his noodly appendage. Honestly, I don't have a paper. Why must I have a paper to join? It's ridiculous!The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy novel written by the English philologist J. R. R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's earlier, less complex childr

  24. The Thirty Years War Affects on Europe

    Ideas of the renaissance can be traced back to lead to the Thirty Years War. Humanism, individualism, rationalism and most of all secularism first appeared in popular culture during that time period and are the core ideas. These ideas gave Luther the ideas for his reforms of the church and cause t

  25. Aristotle Courage War and the Bible

    Introduction From Desert Storm to Tailhook, prevailing attitudes about military women are being reformulated and tested in myriad ways. How smoothly or quickly a shift in attitudes occurs is chiefly a matter of leadership. Commanders must give women equal access to a level playing field on w

  26. To What Extent Is the Cult of the Personality Prevalent in U.S. Presidential Elections?

    The cult of the personality in U.S. politics is the placing of candidates’ personal characteristics above such issues as their policies or political ideology. The idea has existed since the time of the Ancient Greeks, but has developed in the 20th century through the advent of “phot

  27. America at War: the World Is Not Enough

    When a person is given the microphone at a podium, the attention of the audience is customarily afforded to that person so that they may convey their message(s) clearly. In the past fifty years, advancements in technology and the ability to transmit information have transformed the world into a glob

  28. What Is America, and What Makes an Amerikan

    "What is America, and what makes an American" Claus Schmidt What is America? Since it's discovery, America was compare to Europe an "experiment" of modern times. America is a immense country, that consisted of nature and a

  29. Hip Hop Culture

    Assignment for Media with Cultural Studies Level Two Youth Cultures, Subcultures and Industry Hip-Hop Culture This essay aims to examine the importance of the Hip-Hop culture in 21st century society. It will begin with consideration of the history of Hip-Hop, discussing its stylistic adaptat

  30. Why Slavery Was Important for America

    Slavery Everyone knows a little about slavery, but do they know that Indians were slavers as well as Africans? Slavery had a huge impact on the world for many reasons. What if the people in America at this time had found another way or something other than slavery? Also what would have happened if