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Journal:   CULTURAL STUDIES & COMMUNICATION   SPRING-SUMMER 2006 , Volume 2 , Number 5; Page(s) 13 To 50.
 
Paper: 

POPULAR CULTURE & POPULAR CITY, TEHRAN: LOCAL- GLOBAL CITY

 
 
Author(s):  AMELI S.R.*
 
* DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION SCIENCES, TEHRAN UNIVERSITY, IRAN
 
Abstract: 
City can be subject of love and hate. Particular elements of the city can be subject for popularity and dispopularity as well. In this paper my main attempt is to apply the concept of popular culture to the city and examine the popular elements of the city of Tehran through examination of peoples' love and hate in relation to the city of Tehran. This paper will first discuss the concept of popular culture and its relationship with elitism and symbolic power then from this perspective idea of respondents to the question about popularity and dispopularity of Tehran together with question about symbol power will be the core of the discussion in this paper. The result of qualitative research based on 120 comments of the respondents to popular/dispopular aspects as well as symbol of Tehran is' major source for cultural approach to the city of Tehran. This research carried out on the neutral space of weblog which gives opportunity to receive the profound and reliable answers.
 
Keyword(s): CITY OF GOD, DISPOPULAR CITY, ELITISM, LOCALIZATION, POPULAR CITY, POPULAR CULTURE
 
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