Key Concepts in Media and Communications - Sage Key Concepts Series (Paperback)
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Key Concepts in Media and Communications - Sage Key Concepts Series (Paperback)

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Paperback 272 Pages / Published: 10/11/2011
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"A sprightly, critical and intelligent guided tour around the mansion of media and communications/cultural research... enormously useful for students and researchers."
- James Curran, Goldsmiths, University of London

"A highly comprehensive guide to core concepts in media theory and criticism."
- Andrew Goodwin, University of San Francisco

"A great resource for new under-grads and something I urge my students to buy and use as a hand first 'port of call' throughout their studies."
- Paul Smith, De Montfort University

This book covers the key concepts central to understanding recent developments in media and communications studies. Wide-ranging in scope and accessible in style it sets out a useful, clear map of the important theories, methods and debates.

The entries critically explore the limits of a key concept as much as the traditions that define it. They include clear definitions, are introduced within the wider context of the field and each one:

is fully cross-referencedis appropriately illustrated with examples, tables and diagramsprovides a guide to further reading.

This book is an essential resource for students of media and communications across sociology, cultural studies, creative industries and of course, media and communications courses.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9781412928229
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 459 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 x 15 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
A sprightly, critical and intelligent guided tour around the mansion of media and communications/cultural research. It will be enormously useful for students and researchers around the world
James Curran
Professor of Communications, Goldsmiths, University of London

A highly comprehensive guide to core concepts in media theory and criticism that is ensured of becoming a much-cited source
Andrew Goodwin

Professor of Media Studies, The University of San Francisco (aka Professor of Pop)

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