Mediatization: Concept, Changes, Consequences (1st New edition)

Mediatization: Concept, Changes, Consequences (1st New edition)

By: Knut Lundby (editor)Paperback

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The media are ubiquitous and constantly changing, causing social and cultural shifts. This book examines how processes of mediatization affect almost all areas of contemporary social and cultural life, and takes the theoretical debate on mediatization in communication studies and media sociology to a critical edge.

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The Editor: Knut Lundby is Professor of Media Studies in the Department of Media and Communication at the University of Oslo, Norway. He holds a Dr.philos. degree in sociology from the University of Oslo. He was the founding director of the interdisciplinary research centre InterMedia at the University of Oslo, focusing on design, communication, and learning in digital environments. He is the director of the Mediatized Stories project and edited Digital Storytelling, Mediatized Stories: Self-representations in New Media (Peter Lang, 2008).


Contents: Sonia Livingstone: Foreword: Coming to Terms With 'Mediatization' - Knut Lundby: Introduction: 'Mediatization' as Key - Friedrich Krotz: Mediatization: A Concept With Which to Grasp Media and Societal Change - Andrea Schrott: Dimensions: Catch-All Label or Technical Term - Norm Friesen/Theo Hug: The Mediatic Turn: Exploring Concepts for Media Pedagogy - Lynn Schofield Clark: Theories: Mediatization and Media Ecology - Knut Lundby: Media Logic: Looking for Social Interaction - Stewart M. Hoover: Complexities: The Case of Religious Cultures - Andreas Hepp: Differentiation: Mediatization and Cultural Change - Stig Hjarvard: Soft Individualism: Media and the Changing Social Character - Synne Skjulstad: Dressing Up: The Mediatization of Fashion Online - Jesper Stromback/Frank Esser: Shaping Politics: Mediatization and Media Interventionism - Maren Hartmann: Everyday: Domestication of Mediatization or Mediatized Domestication? - Andre Jansson: Mobile Belongings: Texturation and Stratification in Mediatization Processes - Tanja Thomas: Social Inequalities: (Re)production through Mediatized Individualism - Eric W. Rothenbuhler: Continuities: Communicative Form and Institutionalization - Knut Lundby: Conclusion: Consensus and Conflict.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/05/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781433105623
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 317
  • ID: 9781433105623
  • weight: 480
  • ISBN10: 1433105624
  • edition: 1st New edition

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