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Mcluhan And Baudrillard

Author : Gary Genosko
ISBN : 9781134655861
Genre : Social Science
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Gary Genosko's timely study traces McLuhan's influence on the work of Jean Baudrillard, arguing that McLuhan's ideas have been far more influential than hitherto imagined in the development of postmodern theory. Genosko explores how McLuhan's ideas persist and are distorted through Baudrillard's work. He argues that it is through Baudrillard's influence that McLuhanism has had its greatest impact on contemporary cultural thought and practice.

Baudrillard And Signs

Author : Gary Genosko
ISBN : 9781134831159
Genre : Social Science
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This book relates Baudrillard's work to contemporary social r4248y. The author traces the connections between Baudrillard's work and Marx and Marxism; Lefebvre and structuralist method; the works of Saussure, Bataille, Barthes, Foucault, Mauss, Peirce, McLuhan and the Prague School. The result is an authoritative and stimulating account of Baudrillard and modern social theory.

Marshall Mcluhan Fashion And Fortune

Author : Gary Genosko
ISBN : 0415321700
Genre : Social Science
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Verdr Ngung Widerst Ndiger Lesarten Medien Und Macht Bei Jean Baudrillard Und Stuart Hall

Author : Andreas Mohr
ISBN : 9783640350292
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Magisterarbeit aus dem Jahr 2008 im Fachbereich Medien / Kommunikation - Medien und Politik, Pol. Kommunikation, Note: 1,3, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universitat Frankfurt am Main, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Die Arbeit behandelt einen Vergleich der Medientheorien von Jean Baudrillard und Stuart Hall. Im Fokus steht die Frage nach der Macht der Medien: Versteht man Massenmedien als wichtigen Integrationsfaktor pluralistischer Gesellschaften, sind sie immer auch Machtfaktoren. Jean Baudrillard sah durch Massenmedien eine allumfassende gesellschaftliche Kontrolle durch Simulationen und Codes eingerichtet. In Abgrenzung von Karl Marx kritisiert Baudrillard zunachst die Konsumgesellschaft als gesellschaftliches Gravitationszentrum, bevor er sich ganz der Simulationstheorie widmet. Da die Macht der Medien in ihrem Wesen begrundet sei, so Baudrillard in Requiem fur die Medien', gehe auch die spatmarxistische Medientheorie Hans Magnus Enzensbergers ('Baukasten zu einer Theorie der Medien') an der Sache vorbei. Stuart Hall - dessen Medientheorie wegweisend fur die Cultural Studies war -, treffen Medieninhalte auf ein Publikum, das immer schon uber Erfahrungen, Wissen und Pragungen verfugt und daraus seine Praferenzen im Mediengebrauch ableitet - und entsprechende Kompetenzen ausbildet. Die Macht der Medien ist hier eingeschrankt von der Souveranitat des Mediennutzers, der seine Praferenzen jedoch auch wieder in einer vermachteten Offentlichkeit ausbildet (Kodieren/Dekodieren-Modell). Die Verbindung von Medien und Macht geschieht anhand des von Michel Foucault aufgestellten Modells des Medien-Dispositivs, das von Johanna Dorer fur die Analyse offentlicher Kommunikation fruchtbar gemacht worden ist. Der Blick wird hier auch auf das Internet gerichtet, durch dessen Verbreitung sich die offentliche Kommunikation grundlegend gewandelt hat. Das Internet bietet eine neue Perspektive auf Offentlichkeit und Gegenoffentlichkeit: Das world wide web ermoglicht, b"

Mcluhan A Guide For The Perplexed

Author : W. Terrence Gordon
ISBN : 9781441143808
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Marshall McLuhan was dubbed a media guru when he came to prominence in the 1960s. The Woodstock generation found him cool; their parents found him perplexing. By 1963, McLuhan was Director of the Centre for Culture and Technology at the University of Toronto and would be a public intellectual on the international stage for more than a decade, then linked forever to his two best known coinages: the global village and the medium is the message. Taken as a whole, McLuhan's writings reveal a profound coherence and illuminate his unifying vision for the study of language, literature, and culture, grounded in the broad understanding of any medium or technology as an extension of the human body. McLuhan: A Guide for the Perplexed is a close reading of all of his work with a focus on tracing the systematic development of his thought. The overriding objective is to clarify all of McLuhan's thinking, to consolidate it in a fashion which prevents misreading, and to open the way to advancing his own program: ensuring that the world does not sleepwalk into the twenty-first century with nineteenth-century perceptions.

Media Theory In Japan

Author : Marc Steinberg
ISBN : 9780822373292
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Providing an overview of Japanese media theory from the 1910s to the present, this volume introduces English-language readers to Japan's rich body of theoretical and conceptual work on media for the first time. The essays address a wide range of topics, including the work of foundational Japanese thinkers; Japanese theories of mediation and the philosophy of media; the connections between early Japanese television and consumer culture; and architecture's intersection with communications theory. Tracing the theoretical frameworks and paradigms that stem from Japan's media ecology, the contributors decenter Eurocentric media theory and demonstrate the value of the Japanese context to reassessing the parameters and definition of media theory itself. Taken together, these interdisciplinary essays expand media theory to encompass philosophy, feminist critique, literary theory, marketing discourse, and art; provide a counterbalance to the persisting universalist impulse of media studies; and emphasize the need to consider media theory situationally. Contributors. Yuriko Furuhata, Aaron Gerow, Mark Hansen, Marilyn Ivy, Takeshi Kadobayashi, Keisuke Kitano, Akihiro Kitada, Thomas Looser, Anne McKnight, Ryoko Misono, Akira Mizuta Lippit, Miryam Sas, Fabian Schäfer, Marc Steinberg, Tomiko Yoda, Alexander Zahlten


Author : Gary Genosko
ISBN : PSU:000044320041
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Contest is a riotous excursion through the contemporary sportscape. Gary Genosko uncovers the cultural and political qualities of the world of sports from its gaudiest moments-the professional spectacle of Super Sunday and Sports Illustrated's swimsuit edition-to its obscure nooks and crannies, like figure-skating psychoanalyst Ernest Jones. The exploration ranges from hockey ("Disciplining Road Hockey," "Athletes as Pets") to sports' relationship with design ("Furniture and Sport"); from bodybuilding ("A Portrait of Jesus as a Young Schwarzenegger") to bike messengers; from gymnastics ("Olympian Cuteness") to memorabilia. Genosko's exhilarating approach employs an idiosyncratic mix of cultural studies, contemporary theory, and a lifetime of collecting sports cards as he celebrates the heroic amateurs and the radical losers who are the real stars of Contest.

Undisciplined Theory

Author : Gary Genosko
ISBN : 0803975902
Genre : Social Science
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What is the value of interdisciplinary theory? Are there any boundaries left which social theory must recognize? This book shows that the vital questions in theory are being posed and followed at the interdisciplinary level. Our awareness of this is curtailed by the institutional organization of social theory which still tends to assume a canon and clear boundaries. Gary Genosko proposes that postmodernism has provided the main challenge to institutional myopia. Yet postmodernism is too often treated as an aberration or a blind alley. The challenge for social theorists today is to develop and practice `undisciplined theories' which constantly question the limits of the canon and expose the porous character of boundaries. Th

New Media

Author : Martin Lister
ISBN : 9781134083824
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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New Media: A Critical Introduction is a comprehensive introduction to the culture, history, technologies and theories of new media. Written especially for students, the book considers the ways in which 'new media' really are new, assesses the claims that a media and technological revolution has taken place and formulates new ways for media studies to respond to new technologies. The authors introduce a wide variety of topics including: how to define the characteristics of new media; social and political uses of new media and new communications; new media technologies, politics and globalization; everyday life and new media; theories of interactivity, simulation, the new media economy; cybernetics, cyberculture, the history of automata and artificial life. Substantially updated from the first edition to cover recent theoretical developments, approaches and significant technological developments, this is the best and by far the most comprehensive textbook available on this exciting and expanding subject. At you will find: additional international case studies with online references specially created You Tube videos on machines and digital photography a new ‘Virtual Camera’ case study, with links to short film examples useful links to related websites, resources and research sites further online reading links to specific arguments or discussion topics in the book links to key scholars in the field of new media.

Jean Baudrillard

Author : Jean Baudrillard
ISBN : 0761955798
Genre : Art
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This book offers a major reappraisal of Jean Baudrillard's thoughts on the image, radical illusion and media culture. Here for the first time, through a number of highly accessible interviews and recent essays, Baudrillard introduces what he calls the `stunning clarity' of the photographic, and fascinatingly outlines his present thoughts on urban reality, aesthetics, virtual reality and new media technologies, in the light of his practice as a photographer. The book is illustrated with eight colour plates of Baudrillard's photographs and includes a number of provocative and illuminating responses to his recent writings from noted Baudrillard scholars. It also includes a definitive bibliography of c

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