Author profile: Jason Dittmer

Jason Dittmer is a Reader in Human Geography at University College London and author of Popular Culture, Geopolitics, and Identity (Rowman and Littlefield, 2010) and Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero: Metaphors, narratives, and geopolitics (Temple University Press, 2013). His current research is on diplomacy and assemblage.

On Captain America and ‘Doing’ Popular Culture in the Social Sciences

Jason Dittmer • May 5 2015 • Articles

Popular culture is a ‘doing’. This liveliness is what is lost when popular culture is reduced to a ‘thing’. It is the entire assemblage that produces political effects.


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