Norm Demolition Derbies: Rites of Reversal in Popular Culture*

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  • Robert Jewett,

    1. Professors Jewett teach, respectively, in Religious Studies and Philosophy a t Morningside College. They have co-authored THE AMERICAN MONOMYTH: FROM STAR TREK TO BUNNY LAND which will be published by Doubleday in 1977. They are currently at work on PUBLIC ECSTASIES, a study of American pop ritial.
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  • John Lawrence

    1. Lawrence teach, respectively, in Religious Studies and Philosophy a t Morningside College. They have co-authored THE AMERICAN MONOMYTH: FROM STAR TREK TO BUNNY LAND which will be published by Doubleday in 1977. They are currently at work on PUBLIC ECSTASIES, a study of American popritial.
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  • *

    We would like to acknowledge our indebtedness to our colleagues Ralph Brink, Gary Gossen, and Michael Husband, whose knowledge of the relevant anthropological literature was indispensable. We also wish to acknowledge the assistance of students in our Pop Culture and Americanism course.

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