Media Studies Key Issues and Debates
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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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Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 7/21/2007
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Eoin Devereux is a senior lecturer and head of the Department of Sociology at the University of Limerick.
|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|
|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|
|Community Media & The Public Sphere|
|Media and Diaspora|