Critical Media Studies: An Introduction / Edition 1

Critical Media Studies: An Introduction / Edition 1

by Brian L. Ott, Robert L. Mack
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405161868

ISBN-13: 9781405161862

Pub. Date: 08/28/2009

Publisher: Wiley

This book approaches the study of media from a distinctly communication orientation. Grounded in extensive case study material in order to illustrate key debates and substantiate theoretical arguments, it treats media industries, content, audiences and policies as separate but closely related subjects of study in a structure that lends itself easily to teaching and

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This book approaches the study of media from a distinctly communication orientation. Grounded in extensive case study material in order to illustrate key debates and substantiate theoretical arguments, it treats media industries, content, audiences and policies as separate but closely related subjects of study in a structure that lends itself easily to teaching and study purposes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405161862
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/28/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vi

1 Introducing Critical Media Studies 1

Part I Media Industries: Marxist, Organizational, and Pragmatic Perspectives 21

2 Marxist Analysis 23

3 Organizational Analysis 56

4 Pragmatic Analysis 81

Part II Media Messages: Rhetorical, Cultural, Psychoanalytic, Feminist, and Queer Perspectives 107

5 Rhetorical Analysis 109

6 Cultural Analysis 134

7 Psychoanalytic Analysis 162

8 Feminist Analysis 193

9 Queer Analysis 214

Part III Media Audiences: Reception, Sociological, Erotic, and Ecological Perspectives 243

10 Reception Analysis 245

11 Sociological Analysis 266

12 Erotic Analysis 285

13 Ecological Analysis 312

14 Conclusion: the Partial Pachyderm 335

Appendix: Sample Student Essays 351

Glossary 375

Index 382

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