Tooning in : Essays on Popular Culture and Education

Tooning in : Essays on Popular Culture and Education

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The scope and theme of Tooning In aim to insert into the debate surrounding so-called 'popular culture' and its role in shaping society specific perspectives regarding popular culture and adolescents' lives. The authors suggest that popular culture is vital to how adolescents make sense of the world and educators should tap into it as a tool for imparting critical thinking skills and generally empowering students. Tooning In critically examines and interprets concepts of popular culture, with the ultimate aim of inviting readers to re-examine the fundamental aspects of popular culture as a societal force.Therefore in an investigation of manhood through history, it is impossible to extricate from a media influenced version of aquot;real manhood.aquot; Therefore using a media text to examine the evolution of a me- dia-ized version of manhood seems anbsp;...

Title:Tooning in : Essays on Popular Culture and Education
Author:Cameron White, Trenia Walker
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2008


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