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Author Sternheimer, Karen.
Title Connecting social problems and popular culture [electronic resource] : why media is not the answer / Karen Sternheimer.
Publication Info. Boulder, CO : Westview Press, c2013.
Edition 2nd ed.
Location Call No. Status Notes
 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject 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 States.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780813347233 0813347238 0813347246 (DLC) 2012034416
ISBN 0813347246 (electronic bk.)
9780813347240 (electronic bk.)
9780813347233 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0813347238 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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