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Media Studies Key Issues and Debates

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ISBN-10: 1412929830

ISBN-13: 9781412929837

Edition: 2007

Authors: Eoin Devereux

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Bringing together a range of renowned and newly emerging scholars in the field, including a Preface by Denis McQuail,this book examines eighteen key issues within contemporary media studies. Written in an accessible student-friendly style, Media Studies: Key Issues and Debates is an authoritative landmark text for undergraduate students and teachers alike. Each chapter begins with a concise definition of the concept(s) under investigation, followed by a discussion of the current state of play within research on the specific area. Chapters contain case-studies and illustrative materials from Europe, North America, Australia, and beyond. Each chapter concludes with annotated notes, which guide readers in terms of future study. Written for undergraduate courses in media and communications and cultural studies; vocationally specific courses such as journalism and PR, as well as for students taking media as part of a wider social science or arts program.
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Book details

List price: $70.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 7/21/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Eoin Devereux is a senior lecturer and head of the Department of Sociology at the University of Limerick.

Introduction
Bridging The Mythical Divide
Political Economy and Cultural Studies Approaches to the Analysis of Media
The Media Industry
Structure, Strategy and Debates
Mass Media & New Media Techologies
Unravelling the Web of Discourse Analysis
News Content Studies, Media Group methods and Discourse Analysis
A Comparison of Approaches
Framing & Frame Analysis
Mass Media Re-Presentations of the Social World
Ethnicity and Race
Media Representations of Social Structure
Gender
Media, Power and Political Culture
Proximity and Scope as News Values
Text and Textual Analysis
Analysing Fictional Television Genres
From Family Television To Bedroom Culture
Young People's Media at Home
Fan Culture
Performing Difference
Community Media & The Public Sphere
Media and Diaspora