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The Resource Homer Simpson goes to Washington : American politics through popular culture, edited by Joseph J. Foy ; with a foreword by Stanley K. Schultz

Homer Simpson goes to Washington : American politics through popular culture, edited by Joseph J. Foy ; with a foreword by Stanley K. Schultz

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Homer Simpson goes to Washington : American politics through popular culture
Title
Homer Simpson goes to Washington
Title remainder
American politics through popular culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Joseph J. Foy ; with a foreword by Stanley K. Schultz
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eng
Summary
Americans are turning to popular culture to make sense of the American political system, a trend that explains the success of television shows such as The Simpsons, The West Wing, The Daily Show, and Chapelle's Show and films such as Election, Bulworth, and Wag the Dog. In Homer Simpson Goes to Washington: American Politics through Popular Culture, Joseph J. Foy has assembled a multidisciplinary team of scholars with backgrounds in political science, philosophy, law, cultural studies, and music. The essays tackle common assumptions about government and explain fundamental concepts such as civi
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
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Homer Simpson goes to Washington : American politics through popular culture, edited by Joseph J. Foy ; with a foreword by Stanley K. Schultz
Label
Homer Simpson goes to Washington : American politics through popular culture, edited by Joseph J. Foy ; with a foreword by Stanley K. Schultz
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2jcm66
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aye on Springfield: reasons to vote "yes" on popular culture / Greg Ahrenhoerster -- R for revolution: Hobbes and Locke on social contracts and scarlet Carsons / Dean A. Kowalski -- Political culture and public opinion: the American dream on Springfield's evergreen terrace / J. Michael Bitzer -- Congress, corruption, and political culture: Mr. Bulworth goes to Washington / John Grummel -- The president as hero: don't blame me, I voted for Bartlet / Jennifer J. Hora -- Seeking justice in America's two-tiered legal system: "I plead the fit" / Kristi Nelson Foy, Joseph J. Foy -- Madisonian pluralism and interest group politics: inhaling democracy, choking on elitism / Joseph J. Foy -- Entertainment media and political knowledge: do people get any truth out of truthiness? / Christopher A. Cooper, Mandi Bates Bailey -- Broadcast news and the movies: wagging somebody's dog / Dick Flannery -- Torture, terrorism, and 24: what would Jack Bauer do? / Timothy Dunn -- Civil liberties v. Law and order: exploring responses to terrorism in the siege / Nathan Zook -- Influencing American foreign policy through popular music: all the world's a stage / Brett S. Sharp -- Twentieth-century American folk music and the popularization of protest: three chords and the truth / Craig W. Hurst -- Reevaluating democracy in America: profound disappointment, profound hope / Margaret Hankenson
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9780813173115
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Electronic reproduction.
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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