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Table of Contents
|List of Tables||p. xi|
|American Popular Culture and Globalization||p. 1|
|Popular Culture and Global Politics||p. 2|
|Understanding Culture, Popular Culture, and American Culture||p. 10|
|Anthropological Culture||p. 11|
|Popular Culture||p. 12|
|"American" Popular Culture||p. 14|
|Grasping Globalization||p. 17|
|Economic Globalization and American Popular Culture||p. 19|
|Political Globalization and American Popular Culture||p. 23|
|Cultural Globalization and American Popular Culture||p. 26|
|Cultural Corruption||p. 26|
|Cultural Imperialism||p. 28|
|Cultural Homogenization||p. 29|
|Cultural Hybridity||p. 30|
|"American" Popular Culture in Movies, Music, and Television||p. 37|
|American Civic Culture and American Popular Culture||p. 39|
|"American" Stories||p. 44|
|American Culture in Movies, Music, and Television||p. 59|
|American Movies||p. 59|
|Titanic: Class and the American Dream||p. 60|
|Avatar: The Triumph of the Individual||p. 63|
|Blade Runner: The Emptiness of Consumer Capitalism||p. 65|
|American Television||p. 68|
|The Universe of Star Trek and the Universe according to Star Trek||p. 68|
|The West Wing and the Democratic Experiment||p. 70|
|24 and American Illiberalism||p. 72|
|American Music||p. 74|
|The Culture of Country||p. 75|
|It's Rock and Roll||p. 76|
|Don't Stop Hip-Hop||p. 79|
|The Global Scope of American Movies, Music, and Television||p. 85|
|The Movie, Music, and Television Machine in the Global Era||p. 87|
|The Development of the Modern American Movie, Music, and Television Industries||p. 91|
|The American Exception||p. 92|
|A Brief History of the Movie Industry||p. 96|
|A Brief History of the Music Industry||p. 106|
|A Brief History of the Television Industry||p. 114|
|The Digital Dilemma||p. 122|
|The American Global Cultural Brand||p. 133|
|Franchising America||p. 134|
|A Brief History of the Franchise||p. 137|
|American Brands, Global Presence||p. 141|
|A Brief Global Cultural History of Coca-Cola||p. 141|
|A Brief Global Cultural History of McDonald's||p. 148|
|A Brief Global Cultural History of Blue Jeans||p. 155|
|The Emerging Global Cultural History of the NFL||p. 161|
|Social Networking America||p. 167|
|Everything, Everywhere, All the Time||p. 172|
|Global Trade and the Fear of American Popular Culture||p. 179|
|Trading American Popular Culture||p. 180|
|The American Argument||p. 181|
|The Counter-American Argument||p. 183|
|Popular Culture in International Agreements||p. 186|
|GATT/WTO 1947-2012||p. 187|
|Popular Culture and the United Nations||p. 190|
|American Popular Culture and Fragmegration in Four Countries||p. 198|
|Hong Kong||p. 209|
|Social Networks, Political Revolutions? The Case of the Arab Spring||p. 213|
|American Popular Culture and the Future of Globalization||p. 219|
|Cultural Change, Hybridity, and American Popular Culture||p. 221|
|Types of Cultural Change||p. 222|
|Cultural Change as Cultural Hybridity||p. 229|
|Global Cultural Hybridity and American Popular Culture||p. 232|
|The Future of American Popular Culture and Globalization||p. 235|
|Recommended Readings||p. 247|
|About the Author||p. 275|
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