Friday on our minds: popular culture in Australia since 1945

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In order to understand the massive social and cultural changes that took place in Australia since the end of World War II, Michelle Arrow examines popular culture through three main lenses: consumerism and the development of a mass consumer society; the impact of technological change; and the ways that popular culture contributes to, and articulates, individual and collective identities. She provides an integrated account of changes in a range of popular culture forms, meanings, production and consumption.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherUniversity of New South Wales Press
ISBN (Print)9780868406626
Publication statusPublished - 2009


  • Australian history popular culture
  • Popular culture--Australia--History
  • Popular culture--Social aspects--Australia
  • Mass media and public opinion--Australia
  • Cultural studies (Australia)
  • Media and communication studies (Australia)


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