Understanding Media Cultures: Social Theory and Mass Communication

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. Now fully revised to take account of the recent theoretical developments associated with New Media and Information Society, as well as the audience and the public sphere, Understanding Media Cultures:     * Critically examines the key social theories of mass communication     * Highlights the work of individual theorists including Fiske, Williams, Hall, Habermas, Jameson, McLuhan and Baudrillard.     * Covers the important traditions of media analysis from feminism, cultural studies and audience research.     * Now includes a discussion of recent perspectives developed by Castells, Haraway, Virilio and Schiller.     * Provides a glossary of key terms in media and social theory  

Tags: , ,

Saturday, February 14th, 2009 Новости
Привет, посетитель! Здесь ты можешь посмотреть карту нашего сайта!

 

February 2009
M T W T F S S
« Jan    
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
232425262728