Popular Culture What is the popular culture? What creates popular culture?
Definition Different definition in different period What do you think? What does expert think?
The popular culture in the society The products of the capitalism An important element of the consumption market
The popular culture in the society With the media, the popular cultures invade our daily lives very widely People just sometimes blindly pursue the foreign cultures because of the great information from the media.
Why people cannot help pursuing popular culture Human nature about vanity and desire The environment and society background The policy of government The celebrities at that time Fashion combines with our living too tight.
The difference of people's attitude toward their culture. Taiwan1.People seem to accept all the popular culture from foreign countries. 2.People usually take their own culture for granted and seldom cherish what they have. 3.Chinese culture still influence our society a lot. Middle East 1.Islamic culture in their mind can't be taken place of. 2.Some of them are even hostile to foreign culture. USA1.People enjoy pursuing the fashion as same as Taiwan. 2.They still try their best to protect their racial culture and feel proud of what they have.
The analyze In TaiwanMiddle East (Islamic culture) In USA History and location 1.An island country. 2.Many races had governed Taiwan. 1.Muslim country 2.Chaos caused by war for a long time. 1.Continental country 2.Many emigrants society background 1.Democracy 2.liberal 1.Conservative 2.Exclusive 1.Democracy 2.liberal 3.Racial discrimination nationalityamiableIntrepidDiversiform
To sum up 1.Different space-time, background, history and condition will lead to varied culture styles. 2. we have to cherish the special part in our culture.
Reflection 1. After the our introduction to the culture in Taiwan, do you have any ideas which is truly our own popular culture? If we don’t have any, how can we improve the condition? 2. With the strong influence of the mass media, how can we protect our own culture?
Reflection 3. Have you ever been abroad? What does foreigner do toward their culture in their daily lives? What can we learn from them?