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Understanding media cultures: social theory and mass communication

Label
Understanding media cultures: social theory and mass communication
Title
Understanding media cultures: social theory and mass communication
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This fascinating and accessible book provides an overview of the ways in which social theories of contemporary society have tried to deal with the place of the media in the production and reproduction of culture. At the same time, Nick Stevenson illuminates the relation between general social theory and the range of communications theories of the medium and the messageconcepts of media production, communication and reception
Cataloging source
UkLiU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stevenson, Nick
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mass media
  • Communication and culture
  • Communication
  • Habermas, Jürgen
  • McLuhan, Marshall
  • Baudrillard, Jean
Label
Understanding media cultures: social theory and mass communication
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-229) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Marxism and Mass Communication Research. Debates within Political Economy and Ideology: Raymond Williams, Glasgow University Media Group and Stuart Hall -- 2. Habermas, Mass Culture and the Public Sphere -- 3. Critical Perspectives within Audience Research. Problems in Interpretation, Agency, Structure and Ideology -- 4. Marshall McLuhan and the Cultural Medium. Space, Time and Implosion in the Global Village -- 5. Baudrillard's Blizzards. Postmodernity, Mass Communications and Symbolic Exchange -- 6. Perspectives in Media Cultures and Social Theory
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
238 pages
Isbn
9780803989313
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Understanding media cultures: social theory and mass communication
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-229) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Marxism and Mass Communication Research. Debates within Political Economy and Ideology: Raymond Williams, Glasgow University Media Group and Stuart Hall -- 2. Habermas, Mass Culture and the Public Sphere -- 3. Critical Perspectives within Audience Research. Problems in Interpretation, Agency, Structure and Ideology -- 4. Marshall McLuhan and the Cultural Medium. Space, Time and Implosion in the Global Village -- 5. Baudrillard's Blizzards. Postmodernity, Mass Communications and Symbolic Exchange -- 6. Perspectives in Media Cultures and Social Theory
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
238 pages
Isbn
9780803989313
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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