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Reading Media Theory Thinkers, Approaches, Contexts

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ISBN-10: 140582199X

ISBN-13: 9781405821995

Edition: 2009

Authors: David Barlow, Brett Mills, David M. Barlow

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List price: $53.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 3/5/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 744
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

Introduction
Reading Theory
What is Theory?
What is Reading?
Key Thinkers and Schools of Thought
Liberal press theory
Reading: Mill, J. S. (1997 [1859]) `Of the Liberty of Thought and Discussion'
Chicago school
Reading: Park, R. E. (1967) `The Natural History of the Newspaper'
Walter Lippmann
Reading: Lippmann, W. (1965) `News, Truth and a Conclusion'
F. R. Leavis
Reading: Leavis, F. R. (1930) Mass Civilisation and Minority Culture
Marxism
Reading: Miliband, R. (1973) The State in Capitalist Society: The Analysis of the Western System of Power
Frankfurt school
Reading: Horkheimer, M. and Adorno, T. W. (2002 [1944]) Dialectic of Enlightenment: Philosophical Fragments
Harold Lasswell
Reading: Lasswell, H. D. (1948) `The Structure and Function of Communication in Society'
Columbia school
Reading: Lazarsfeld, P. F. and Merton, R. K. (1948) `Mass Communication, Popular Taste and Organized Social Action'
C. Wright Mills
Reading: Mills, C. W. (1956) `The Mass Society'
Toronto school
Reading: Innis, H. A. (1951) The Bias of Communication
Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies
Reading: Hall, S. (1980c) `Encoding Decoding'
Approaches to Media Theory
Political economy
Reading: Herman
Public sphere
Reading: Habermas, J. (1974 [1964]) `The Public Sphere: An Encyclopedia Article'
The effects tradition
Reading: Gauntlett, D. (2005) `Ten Things Wrong with the Media `Effects Model'
Structuralism
Reading: Todorov, T. (1990 [1978]) Genres in Discourse
Cultural theory
Reading: Williams, R. (1961) The Long Revolution
Feminist media theory
Reading: van Zoonen, L. (1994) Feminist Media Studies
Postmodernism
Reading: Baudrillard, J. (1994 [1981]) `The Implosion of Meaning in the Media'
The information society
Reading: Webster, F. (2002) Theories of the Information Society
Media Theory in Context
Production
Reading: Hesmondhalgh, D. (2007) The Cultural Industries
Texts
Reading: Barthes, R. (1977 [1967]) `The Death of the Author'
Audiences
Reading: Ang, I. (1991) `
Audience-as-Market and Audience-as-Public'
Bibliography