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Consumer culture, popular culture, etc

January 11, 2012

“the development of consumer culture in many parts of the globe coincides with the emphasis within postmodernism on popular culture, fragmented and multi-coded texts, the collapse of cultural hierarchies (e.g. ‘high culture’ as opposed to ‘popular culture’), and the end of equating ‘history’ with ‘progress’.” (viii)

Ref:  John Stephens (2009) Editorial International Research in Children’s Literature (Special Issue: Internationalism, Transculturalism and Globalisation: Manifestations in Children’s Literature), Dec 2009, Vol. 2, No. 2 : pp. v-viii


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