Key Concepts in Media and Communications (Sage Key Concepts Series)

Key Concepts in Media and Communications (Sage Key Concepts Series)

By: Paul Jones (author), David Holmes (author)Hardback

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This book covers the key concepts central to understanding recent developments in media and communications studies. Its index also provides further points of entry. Wide-ranging in scope and accessible in style it sets out a useful, clear map of the important theories, methods and debates. The entries critically explore the limits of a key concept as much as the traditions that define it. They include clear definitions, are introduced within the wider context of the field and each one: / is fully cross-referenced / is appropriately illustrated by the use of examples, tables and diagrams / provides a guide to further reading This book is an essential resource for students in media and communications and for those studying sociology, cultural sociology, cultural studies and sociology of media. Paul Jones is Associate Professor in Media and Cultural Sociology at the University of New South Wales. David Holmes is Senior Lecturer in Communications and Media at Monash University.

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Paul Jones is Professor in the School of Social Sciences at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. David Holmes is a Lecturer in Communications and Media, Monash University

Contents

Articulation Audience Broadcasting Capitalism Communication(s) Convergence Criticism/Critique Cultural Form Culture Culture Industry Cyberculture Deconstruction Digital Discourse Embodiment Encoding/Decoding Freedom of Communication Genre Globalization Hegemony Ideology Identity Image Influence Information Society Interactivity Mass Media Effects Media/Medium Mobile Privatization Modern Moral Panic Network (Society) News Values Popular/Populist Postmodernism Public Sphere Regulation Ritual Sign Simulacra Tabloidization Technoculture Technological Determinism Time/Space Compression

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/11/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781412928212
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9781412928212
  • weight: 590
  • ISBN10: 1412928214

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