TITLE

Chapter 7: Anti-Intellectualism, the Mass Media, and Society

PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Anti-Intellectualism in American Media: Magazines & Higher Educa;2004, p193
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 7 of the book "Anti-Intellectualism in American Media: Magazines & Higher Education," by Dane S. Claussen is presented. It states that the study of anti-intellectualism in the American society has omitted the role of the mass media in preserving an anti-intellectual culture. It highlights evidences which support Richard Hofstadter's arguments and Daniel Rigney's theory of American anti-intellectualism. It explores the indications of populist anti-elitism.
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38906075

 

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