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Cultural Hegemony in the United States
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Cultural Hegemony in the United States


Volume: 7
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Cultural Studies

June 2000 | 352 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This text is the first to present cultural hegemony in its original form - as a process of consent, resistance, and coercion. Hegemony is illustrated with examples from American history and contemporary culture, including practices that represent race, gender and class in everyday life.
 
Introduction
 
Power through Consent
 
Cultural Hegemony and Racism
 
Hegemony and Gender
Breakthroughs and Entrenchment

 
 
Class Contradictions and Antagonisms
 
Prospect for Challenge and Change

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Lee Artz

B. Lee Artz (Ph.D., University of Iowa) is professor of media studies. He teaches courses in mass communication, media theory, international communication, and persuasion and social movements. Before coming to Purdue, Dr. Artz taught at Loyola University Chicago, the University of Iowa, and Stanford University. He has written numerous articles on media influence, cultural diversity and democratic communication for leading journals. His edited books include: Marxism and Communication: The Point is to Change It; The Media Globe: Trends in International Communication; Bring ‘Em On! Media and Politics in the Iraq War; The Globalization of... More About Author

Bren A. Murphy

Bren Ortega Murphy is a Professor at Loyola University Chicago where she holds a joint appointment in the School of Communication and the College of Arts & Sciences [Women's Studies/Gender Studies]. Her areas of teaching and research include gender representation in popular culture, communication ethics, communication and service learning, and feminist theory. Her latest work is a feature length documentary, A Question of Habit. She has served in numerous leadership roles at Loyola, including Chair of Faculty Council, Chair of Communication Studies and Director of Women's Studies. She was one of the first recipients of Loyola's highest... More About Author

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