By Gary Burns
A better half to pop culture is a landmark survey of latest study in pop culture reports that gives a finished and interesting creation to the field.
- Includes over dozen essays overlaying the spectrum of pop culture stories from meals to folklore and from television to technology
- Features contributions from confirmed and up-and-coming students from quite a number disciplines
- Offers a close historical past of the examine of renowned culture
- Balances new views at the politics of tradition with in-depth research of issues on the vanguard of pop culture studies
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