Understanding Media Cultures: Social Theory and Mass Communication / Edition 2

Understanding Media Cultures: Social Theory and Mass Communication / Edition 2

by Nicholas Stevenson, Jane Stokes
     
 

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ISBN-10: 076197363X

ISBN-13: 9780761973638

Pub. Date: 05/09/2002

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The Second Edition of this book provides a comprehensive overview of the ways in which social theory has attempted to theorize the importance of the media in contemporary society. Understanding Media Cultures is now fully revised and takes account of the recent theoretical developments associated with New Media and Information Society, as well as the audience and

Overview

The Second Edition of this book provides a comprehensive overview of the ways in which social theory has attempted to theorize the importance of the media in contemporary society. Understanding Media Cultures is now fully revised and takes account of the recent theoretical developments associated with New Media and Information Society, as well as the audience and the public sphere.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761973638
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/09/2002
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Marxism and Mass Communication Research
Habermas, Mass Culture and the Public Sphere
Critical Perspectives within Audience Research
Marshall Mc Luhan and the Cultural Medium
Baudrillard's Blizzards
New Media and the Information Society
Conclusion

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