Herbert Schiller / Edition 192

Herbert Schiller / Edition 192

by Richard Maxwell
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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

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Herbert Schiller / Edition 192

Maxwell (media studies, Queens College, City U. of New York) provides a new generation of media and communications students with a synthesis of the work of critical communications studies pioneer, Herbert Schiller (1919-2000). Much of the text draws from autobiographical accounts and memoirs available in only a handful of works, as well as Maxwell's conversations and correspondence with Schiller over 25 years. Following a short introduction and biographical essay, subsequent chapters examine Schiller's work chronologically in relation to changes in his life and the intellectual tasks central to each period. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13: 9780742518483
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/28/2003
Series: Critical Media Studies: Institutions, Politics, and Culture Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.92(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Preface and Acknowledgements Part 2 Introduction: Reading Schiller Chapter 3 1. Becoming a Critic of American Empire Chapter 4 2. The Military-Industrial-Communication-Entertainment Complex Chapter 5 3. Mind Management and the Organization of Audiences Chapter 6 4. Cultural Imperialism and the Limits to National Communication-Cultural Policy Chapter 7 5. Deceptions and Contradictions of the Information Age Chapter 8 6. Culture Incorporated Part 9 Conclusion: What Kind of Society? Part 10 Schiller Bibliography

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