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FYS 100 - Mickey Mouse Monopoly (Prof. Zornado)

A selective resource guide to assist your research into Disney films, children's culture, and the Disneyfication of popular culture
Subjects: First Year Seminar Tags: animated films, children's culture, consumer culture, disney company, disney corporation, mickey mouse, popular culture, walt disney

Scholarly/Professional vs. Popular Journals

Scholarly and Professional

Purpose is to inform and to report on original research or experimentation.

Popular

Aimed for the general public.

 

Articles are written by a scholar or researcher in the field.

Author may or may not be named; articles are written by editorial staff or professional writers.

Always cite their sources. There is usually a summary or abstract at the beginning of the article and the credentials of the author.

Rarely cite sources.

Peer reviewed: articles are reviewed by scholars or researchers before being published.

Not peer reviewed.

Language used is that of the discipline; requires prior knowledge.

Language is geared for a general audience and is understandable for most readers.

Examples:

 

       JofAmCulture