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The Resource Public culture : diversity, democracy, and community in the United States, edited by Marguerite S. Shaffer

Public culture : diversity, democracy, and community in the United States, edited by Marguerite S. Shaffer

Label
Public culture : diversity, democracy, and community in the United States
Title
Public culture
Title remainder
diversity, democracy, and community in the United States
Statement of responsibility
edited by Marguerite S. Shaffer
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From medicine shows to the Internet, from the Los Angeles Plaza to the Las Vegas Strip, from the commemoration of the Oklahoma City bombing to television programming after 9/11, scholars examine issues of democracy, diversity, identity, community, citizenship, and belonging through the lens of American popular culture
Cataloging source
E7B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Shaffer, Marguerite S
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Popular culture
  • Political culture
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Democracy
  • Community life
  • Public spaces
  • National characteristics, American
  • United States
  • United States
  • HISTORY
  • Civilization
  • Community life
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Democracy
  • National characteristics, American
  • Political culture
  • Popular culture
  • Public spaces
  • Social conditions
  • United States
Label
Public culture : diversity, democracy, and community in the United States, edited by Marguerite S. Shaffer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This book grew out of a conference held at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio in March 2003, entitled "The Transformation of Public Culture : Assessing the Politics of Diversity, Democracy, and Community in the United States, 1890 to the Present"--Preface
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface : why public culture? / Marguerite S. Shaffer -- What is public culture? : agency and contested meaning in American culture : an introduction / Mary Kupiec Cayton -- pt I. Public action -- 1. Looking for the public in time and space : the case of the Los Angeles Plaza from the eighteenth century to the present / Mary P. Ryan -- 2. Remembrance, contestation, excavation : the work of memory in Oklahoma City, the Washita Battlefield, and the Tulsa Race Riot / Edward T. Linenthal -- 3. Public sentiments and the American remembrance of World War II / John Bodnar -- pt. II. Public image -- 4. Sponsorship and snake oil : medicine shows and contemporary public culture / Susan Strasser -- 5. Entertainment wars : television culture after 9/11 / Lynn Spigel -- 6. Screening pornography / Wendy Hui Kyong Chun -- pt. III. Public space -- 7. The Billboard war : gender, commerce, and public space / Catherine Gudis -- 8. The social space of shopping : mobilizing dreams for public culture / Sharon Zukin -- 9. Gates, barriers, and the rise of affinity : parsing public-private space in postindustrial America / Hal Rothman -- pt. IV. Public identity -- 10. To serve the living : the public and civic identity of African American funeral directors / Suzanne Smith -- 11. Denizenship as transnational practice / Rachel Ida Buff -- 12. The queen's mirrors : public identity and the process of transformation in Cincinnati, Ohio / Mary E. Frederickson -- Epilogue : pitfalls and promises : wither the "public" in America? / Sheila L. Croucher -- Notes -- List of contributors -- Index -- Acknowledgments
Control code
ocn808349339
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 376 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812206845
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.9783/9780812206845
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt35ggn3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)808349339
Label
Public culture : diversity, democracy, and community in the United States, edited by Marguerite S. Shaffer
Publication
Note
"This book grew out of a conference held at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio in March 2003, entitled "The Transformation of Public Culture : Assessing the Politics of Diversity, Democracy, and Community in the United States, 1890 to the Present"--Preface
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface : why public culture? / Marguerite S. Shaffer -- What is public culture? : agency and contested meaning in American culture : an introduction / Mary Kupiec Cayton -- pt I. Public action -- 1. Looking for the public in time and space : the case of the Los Angeles Plaza from the eighteenth century to the present / Mary P. Ryan -- 2. Remembrance, contestation, excavation : the work of memory in Oklahoma City, the Washita Battlefield, and the Tulsa Race Riot / Edward T. Linenthal -- 3. Public sentiments and the American remembrance of World War II / John Bodnar -- pt. II. Public image -- 4. Sponsorship and snake oil : medicine shows and contemporary public culture / Susan Strasser -- 5. Entertainment wars : television culture after 9/11 / Lynn Spigel -- 6. Screening pornography / Wendy Hui Kyong Chun -- pt. III. Public space -- 7. The Billboard war : gender, commerce, and public space / Catherine Gudis -- 8. The social space of shopping : mobilizing dreams for public culture / Sharon Zukin -- 9. Gates, barriers, and the rise of affinity : parsing public-private space in postindustrial America / Hal Rothman -- pt. IV. Public identity -- 10. To serve the living : the public and civic identity of African American funeral directors / Suzanne Smith -- 11. Denizenship as transnational practice / Rachel Ida Buff -- 12. The queen's mirrors : public identity and the process of transformation in Cincinnati, Ohio / Mary E. Frederickson -- Epilogue : pitfalls and promises : wither the "public" in America? / Sheila L. Croucher -- Notes -- List of contributors -- Index -- Acknowledgments
Control code
ocn808349339
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 376 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812206845
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.9783/9780812206845
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt35ggn3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)808349339

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