Media Effects and Beyond: Culture, Socialization and Lifestyles

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An analysis of the use and effects of television, video and music where the consumer is not seen as a passive object but as an active subject.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415091411
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/29/1994
  • Series: Communication and Society Series
  • Pages: 336
  • Age range: 18 years
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
List of contributors
1 Culture, media and society: agency and structure, continuity and change 3
2 Sweden and its media scene, 1945-90: a bird's-eye view 29
3 The Media Panel Program (MPP) and related research 39
4 Media use under structural change 49
5 Looking for patterns in lifestyle behaviours 76
6 Models of change and stability in adolescents' media use 97
7 For better and for worse: effects studies and beyond 133
8 Self-evaluation in an ecological perspective: neighbourhood, family and peers, schooling and media use 150
9 Media use and social mobility 183
10 Values, lifestyle and family communication 207
11 Seven lifestyles 242
12 Late modernity, consumer culture and lifestyles: toward a cognitive-affective theory 265
13 Starting up 297
Indices 307
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