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Databases, journals, books on Popular Culture
Pop Culture Universe
Overview essays on American popular culture by decade from 1900s through 2000s. For each decade includes sections on Architecture and Housing; Books and Literature; Business, Advertising, and Consumer Culture; Clothing, Fashion, and Appearance; Film; Food and Drink; Music; Performing Arts and Theater; Recreation and Leisure; Sports; Technology and Media; Television and Radio; Transportation and Travel; and Visual Arts.
From 2002 to present. Browse the Table of Contents or Google "site:americanpopularculture.com" plus your search terms.
Journal of Popular Culture
The official publication of the Popular Culture Association, this journal contains articles and book reviews on aspects of pop culture from Buffy to NASCAR. Articles are also available through Academic Search Premier and Periodicals Archive Online.
Psychology of Popular Media Culture (Journal)
Available from 2011-current. A scholarly journal dedicated to publishing empirical research and papers on how popular culture and general media influence individual, group, and system behavior.
The Greenwood Guide to American Popular Culture by
Publication Date: 2002
This is a reference guide covering a single form, genre, or theme of popular culture from architecture to film, from computers to jazz. It is copiously illustrated throughout with many photo-essays on such topics as roller coasters, teenage fashion, movie theaters, and Western films.
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