Michigan State Comic Arts ForumPresentation Transcript
If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them: Comic Books Produced by the U.S. Government
Tools for Hegemony?
In Gramsci's view, class domination is exercised as much through popular 'consensus' achieved in civil society as through physical coercion (or threat of it) by the state apparatus, especially in advanced capitalist societies where education, the media, law, mass culture, etc. take on a new role (p.17).