Mitchell Ch. 3- The Political Economy of Culture. “ Culture is not a realm, but an industry ” –p.79. Culture Industries. How are images and other cultural materials produced , circulated , and consumed ? How do meanings and values get attached and separated from these materials?
“Culture is not a realm,
but an industry” –p.79
“Culture is a system of power fully integrated into the political economy” (Or is it? Fully?)
“The work of culture is to advance social reproduction (or social integration) through the making and marking of differences.” (p.88)