Media Consumption in Malaysia: A Hermeneutics of Human Behaviour

Media Consumption in Malaysia: A Hermeneutics of Human Behaviour

by Tony Wilson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415658805
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/02/2015
Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Tony Wilson has taught audience and consumer research at postgraduate and undergraduate levels in Malaysian private and public universities, and is currently affiliated to the Research Office, Sunway University, Jeffrey Cheah Educational Foundation, Malaysia. He holds a PhD from Glasgow University, UK and this book is his sixth monograph on hermeneutics, practices and Malaysian media users.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why Our (Re)Turn to Hermeneutics? Understanding as Ubiquitous Practice Part I Global Theory: the Practices Perspective on People 1. Audiences Entering Mall and Media: Visitors Projecting Everyday Practices 2. Participatory Practices in Promotional Places: Consumers from Heidegger to Henry Jenkins 3. Video Blogging and Branding on YouTube: Interpreting Ready-to-Hand Understanding Part II A Practices Perspective on Malaysian Consumers 4. Consumers Constructing Marketing Meaning: Generic Practices in Participatory Online Media 5. Consuming Sites: Malaysians Visiting Social Media: Ready-to-Hand Repertoires Presented as Practices 6. Visitors Engaging in Mall Practices: Minimally Monitored Managing Meaning Conclusion: Phenomenology’s Practices Theory: New Hermeneutics/ Old Heidegger?

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