Popular Culture and the Mass Media in the Service of Politics: The Wounds of Gender Representation — August 7, 1998
This article identifies and analyzes the phenomenon of gender representation as it impacts on the political application of popular culture and the mass media. Political authorities' social control and political leaders' and candidates' attractiveness are of special concern. For explanatory support, the article employs a "star" of popular music--viz., rock n' roll music from the United States--from the interlude 1956-1957.
Trends. A Stain on the Red, White, and Blue: Sex and United States (U.S.) Foreign Policy — August 7, 1998
The author discusses the impact of the Monica Lewinsky sex scandal on Bill Clinton's foreign policy
Trends. Developmental Psychology and the Uses of History: Does the Past Affect the Present and the Future? — August 7, 1998
The author discusses how the psychological past significantly affects the psychological present and future.