This syllabus is for a 200 level Sociology of Mass Media and Popular Culture course that uses a combination of open-access and library-licensed material. The course explores two of the most transformational and interconnected social institutions in contemporary society, mass media and popular culture. Material is included to analyze the social impact of music, film, television, social media, gaming, sport and related topics. The material also includes an annotated list of additional resources and readings to help professors adapt this course to their own needs.
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Standlee, Alecea Ritter, "Syllabus: Sociology of Mass Media and Popular Culture" (2022). Open Syllabus Collection. 1.
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Additional resources, annotated