types of culture

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  • linked with the elite, upper class in society
  • identified with highly gifted artists such as mozart and shakespeare


  • opposite of high culture
  • refers to lesiure activities of the 'masses' such as holiday camps and pop music
  • STRINATI - argues media is largely responsible for creating popular culture in contemp UK and consumption plays key role
  • through TV and other mass communication, the world has become consumer orientated and popular culture places high value on materialism
  • it could be argued that pop culture takes ideas from high culture and popularises it making it available to the masses e.g. golf


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