Defining Media Studies: Reflections on the Future of the Field

Defining Media Studies: Reflections on the Future of the Field



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ISBN-13: 9780195087871
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 06/16/1994
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 7.06(w) x 10.06(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Audiences and Institutions
The Rise and Fall of Audience Research: An Old Story With a New Ending, Sonia M. Livingstone
Active Audience Theory: Pendulums and Pitfalls, David Morley
Problems and Potentials of Historical Reception Studies, Klaus Bruhn Jensen
Reopening the Black Box: Toward a Limited Effects Theory, Herbert J. Gans
Realism and Romance: The Study of Media Effects, Gaye Tuchman
Revealing the Black Box: Information Processing and Media Effects, Seth Geiger and John Newhagen
Framing: Toward Clarification of a Fractured Paradigm, Robert M. Entman
Communication Research in the Design of Communication Interfaces and Systems, Frank Biocca
The Future of Political Communication Research: A Japanese Perspective, Ito Youichi
Has Communication Explained Journalism?, Barbie Zelizer
Rethinking the Critical Tradition
Can Cultural Studies Find True Happiness in Communication?, Lawrence Grossberg
Critical Communication Research at the Crossroads, Robert W. McChesney
Rethinking Political Economy: Change and Continuity, Eileen R. Meehan, Vincent Mosco, and Janet Wasko
Back to the Future: Prospects for Study of Communication as a Social Force, Dan Schiller
The Search for a Usable History
The Past and the Future of Communication Study: Convergence or Divergence? An exchange, Everett M. Rogers and Steven H. Chafee
Genealogical Notes on "The Field", John Durham Peters
History, Philosophy, and Public Opinion Research, Susan Herbst
The Academic Wars
Communication in Crisis: Theory, Curricula, and Power, Pamela J. Shoemaker
The Curriculum Is the Future, Lana F. Rakow
Fragmentation, the Field, and the Future, David Swanson
The Purebred and the Platypus: Disciplinarity and Site in Mass Communication Research, Anandam P. Kavoori and Michael Gurevitch
Communication Research: New Challenges of the Latin American School, Jose Marques de Melo

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