Mass Media and Society 2nd Edition

Mass Media and Society 2nd Edition

by JAMES (Author), Michael Gurevitch (Author), JAmes (Author), James (Author), Michael Gurevitch (Author), Michael (Author), Professor J. Curran (Author)

Synopsis

This work provides a survey of mass communication and popular culture. In this edition articles have been updated and a number of new articles have been commissioned including Simon Firth on the entertainment industry, Christine Geraghty on popular culture and resisitance, Janet Wasko on the sociology of Disney, and Daniel Hallin on the American media system and the marketplace. The book seeks to reflect the changing emphases in the study of mass communication and society.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 384
Edition: 2
Publisher: Hodder Education
Published: 26 Apr 1996

ISBN 10: 0340614188
ISBN 13: 9780340614181

Media Reviews
An original contribution to media studies. Beautifully organized, well written and incisive. --James Carey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The best collection of current thinking in the field. --Elihu Katz, Israel Institute of Applied Social Research
A valuable and stimulating collection for students of the mass media--a very worthy successor to the editors' earlier influential Mass Communication and Society. --David Morley, Goldsmiths College, University of London

An original contribution to media studies. Beautifully organized, well written and incisive. --James Carey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The best collection of current thinking in the field. --Elihu Katz, Israel Institute of Applied Social Research
A valuable and stimulating collection for students of the mass media--a very worthy successor to the editors' earlier influential Mass Communication and Society. --David Morley, Goldsmiths College, University of London


An original contribution to media studies. Beautifully organized, well written and incisive. --James Carey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


The best collection of current thinking in the field. --Elihu Katz, Israel Institute of Applied Social Research


A valuable and stimulating collection for students of the mass media--a very worthy successor to the editors' earlier influential Mass Communication and Society. --David Morley, Goldsmiths College, University of London