Double standards in cultural judgements

McKee, Alan (2002) Double standards in cultural judgements. Australian Screen Education, 2002(30), pp. 46-49.

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Abstract

The author, a teacher of television and film from a cultural studies perspective, endeavours to persuade his students to give up snobbery when they judge culture. The author has found that most students enter university with a series of middle class value judgements very strongly in place. Essentially, the judgements are that commercial culture is 'bad' and non-commercial culture is 'good'.

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ID Code: 41371
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: dominant discourses, commercial culture, non-commercial culture
ISSN: 1443-1629
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > OTHER EDUCATION (139900)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Disciplines > Film & Television
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2002 Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) Inc.
Deposited On: 20 Apr 2011 22:20
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2011 09:11

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