A Companion to Media Studies is a comprehensive collection that brings together new writings by an international team to provide an overview of the theories and methodologies that have produced this most interdisciplinary of fields.
Tackles a variety…
This wide-ranging and innovative book develops an original theory of the media and their impact on the modern world, from the emergence of printing to the most recent developments in the media industries.
This book examines the implications of new communication technologies in the light of the most recent work in social and cultural theory and argues that new developments in electronic media, such as the Internet and Virtual Reality, justify the designation…
…Media Systems and Comparative Research
2. The Idea of ‘Systems’ in Media Studies: Criticisms, Risks, Advantages
3. The Fine Art of Comparing Media Systems: Opportunities,…
An ambitious rendering of the digital future from a pioneer of media and cultural studies, a wise and witty take on a changing field, and our orientation to itInvestigates the uses of multimedia by creative and productive citizen-consumers to provide new theories…
Bringing together a range of core texts into one volume, this acclaimed anthology offers the definitive resource in culture, media, and communication.
A fully revised new edition of the bestselling anthology in this dynamic and
New contributions include…
…Henry Jenkins: Cultural Studies, New Media, and the Ends of the Modern University
3. After Frederic Jameson: A Practical Critique of Pure Theory and Postmodernity
4. The Political without…
Table of contents
1. Introduction: Personal Media
2. Encircling the Person
3. A Networked Lifeworld
4. Communication in Personal Media
5. Personal Media Theory
6. Social Capital and Social Media
…Mass Media provides comprehensive coverage of the evolution and issues surrounding portrayals of social groups within the mass media of the United States.Focuses on past and current mass media…
The Handbook of Global Media and Communication Policy offers insights into the boundaries of this field of study, assesses why it is important, who is affected, and with what political, economic, social and cultural consequences. Provides the most up to date and comprehensive collection…