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Illuminating the Blindspots Essays Honoring Dallas W. Smythe

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ISBN-10: 0893919551

ISBN-13: 9780893919559

Edition: 1993

Authors: Janet Wasko, Vincent Mosco, Manjunath Pendakur, Manjunath Pendakur, Robert Babe

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Dallas W. Smythe has made important contributions to the study of the political economy of communications, as well as to the critical study of communication and information. His work has probed the neglected corners of the academic study of communication research, challenging and inspiring students and researchers for nearly 50 years. Celebrating Dallas Smythe, this volume includes 19 articles that draw on his work and furthur challenge existing communications structures and policies. The contributions examine case studies of the political economy of communication and information from various perspectives as well as exploring international communications issues and media/audience analysis.
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List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 1/1/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 436
Size: 5.91" wide x 9.06" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Paul McDonald is Professor in Film and Television Studies at the University of Portsmouth, UK. He is the author of Video and DVD Industries and The Star System: Hollywood's Production of Popular Identities and co-editor for the International Screen Industries series from the British Film Institute.Janet Wasko is the Knight Chair in Communication Research at the University of Oregon. She is the author of How Hollywood Works, Understanding Disney: The Manufacture of Fantasy, and Hollywood in the Information Age: Beyond the Silver Screen. She also edited A Companion to Television and Dazzled by Disney? The Global Disney Audience Project.

Vincent Mosco is the Canada Research Chair in Communication and Society and Professor of Sociology at Queen's University

Perspectives in Political Economy
Communication: Blindspot of Western Economics
Economic Planning Revisited: The Institutionalist Contribution
On the Political Economy of Communication in the Information Society
Political Economy and Ethnography: Transformations in an Indian Village
Studies in Political Economy
The Political Economy of Early Telephony in Germany
Transforming Telecommunications
Down Dependency Road? The Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement and Canada's Copyright Amendments of 1988
From Telecommunications Infrastructure to the Network Economy: Realigning the Control Structure
Telecommunications and the European Single Market: A View from the United States
The Restructuring of the European Advertising Industry
Regulatory Responsibility and the Emergence of the Marketplace Standard
Communication and World Relations
New Information Order and Communication Scholarship: Reflections on a Delicate Relationship
Dallas Smythe and the New World Information and Communication Order
Western Research in the Third World
Perestroika and Ideological Deformation
Anticipating the Next Radical Moment: An Unexpected Locale
Military Spending: The Last Externality?
Media and Audience Analysis
"Miracles" of Communication Technology: Powerful Audiences, Diverse Choices and Other Fairy Tales
Commodity Audience, Actual Audience: The Blindspot Debate
Dallas Smythe: Epilogue as Prologue
Dallas W. Smythe Bibliography, 1948-1992
Author Index
Subject Index