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Communication As Culture Revised Edition

Author : James W. Carey
ISBN : 9780203928912
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In this classic text, James W. Carey maintains that communication is not merely the transmission of information; reminding the reader of the link between the words "communication" and "community," he broadens his definition to include the drawing-together of a people that is culture. In this context, Carey questions the American tradition of focusing only on mass communication's function as a means of social and political control, and makes a case for examining the content of a communication--the meaning of symbols, not only the motives that originate them or the purposes they serve. He seeks to recast the goal of communication studies, replacing the search for deterministic laws of behavior with a simpler, yet far more challenging mission: "to enlarge the human conversation by comprehending what others are saying." This new edition includes a new critical foreword by G. Stuart Adam that explains Carey's fundamental role in transforming the study of mass communication to include a cultural perspective and connects his classic essays with contemporary media issues and trends. This edition also adds a new, complete bibliography of all of Carey's writings.

Communication As Culture

Author : James W. Carey
ISBN : 041590725X
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Carey's seminal work joins central issues in the field and redefines them. It will force the reader to think in new and fruitful ways about such dichotomies as transmissions vs. ritual, administrative vs. critical, positivist vs. marxist, and cultural vs. power-orientated approaches to communications study. An historically inspired treatment of major figures and theories, required reading for the sophisticated scholar' - George Gerbner, University of Pennsylvania ...offers a mural of thought with a rich background, highlighted by such thoughts as communication being the 'maintenance of society in time'. - Cast/Communication Booknotes These essays encompass much more than a critique of an academic discipline. Carey's lively thought, lucid style, and profound scholarship propel the reader through a wide and varied intellectual landscape, particularly as these issues have affected Modern American thought. As entertaining as it is enlightening, Communication as Culture is certain to become a classic in its field.

Key Concepts In Communication And Cultural Studies

Author : Tim O'Sullivan
ISBN : 9780415061735
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Key Concepts in Communication and Cultural Studies is a book to help you `come to terms' with terms. Communication and Cultural Studies says new things in new ways, resulting in not only new words, concepts and theories, but also in the reworking of concepts and terms from a wide-range of established disciplines. Key Concepts provides a practical and accessible guide to this exciting field. This second edition forms a multi-disciplinary glossary of the concepts you are most likely to encounter in the study of communication and culture - from `audience' to `stardom', from `ethnography' to `orientalism'. The new edition includes: Over sixty new additions to the original text Many entries revised and rewritten Coverage of recent developments in communications and cultural studies.

Communication Cultural And Media Studies

Author : John Hartley
ISBN : 9781136706035
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This fourth edition of Communication, Cultural and Media Studies: The Key Concepts is an indispensible guide to the most important terms in the field. It offers clear explanations of the key concepts, exploring their origins, what they’re used for and why they provoke discussion. The author provides a multi-disciplinary explanation and assessment of the key concepts, from ‘authorship’ to ‘censorship’; ‘creative industries’ to ‘network theory’; ‘complexity’ to ‘visual culture’. The new edition of this classic text includes: Over 200 entries including 50 new entries All entries revised, rewritten and updated Coverage of recent developments in the field Insight into interactive media and the knowledge-based economy A fully updated bibliography with 400 items and suggestions for further reading throughout the text

Communication And Culture

Author : Gunther Kress
ISBN : 0868402664
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Media Communication Culture

Author : James Lull
ISBN : 0231120737
Genre : History
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"For this new edition coverage has been expanded from six to eleven chapters, and has been thoroughly updated to include all new developments in the field."--BOOK JACKET.

Communication Cultural And Media Studies The Key Concepts

Author : John Hartley
ISBN : 9781134492060
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This is the third edition of an up-to-date, multi-disciplinary glossary of the concepts you are most likely to encounter in the study of communication, culture and media, with new entries and coverage of recent developments.

Media And Cultural Studies

Author : Meenakshi Gigi Durham
ISBN : 9781405150309
Genre : Social Science
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Bringing together a range of core texts into one volume, thisacclaimed anthology offers the definitive resource in culture,media, and communication. A fully revised new edition of the bestselling anthology inthis dynamic and multidisciplinary field New contributions include essays from Althusser through toHenry Jenkins, and a completely new section on Globalization andSocial Movements Retains important emphasis on the giant thinkers and“makers” of the field: Gramsci on hegemony; Althusseron ideology; Horkheimer and Adorno on the culture industry; RaymondWilliams on Marxist cultural theory; Habermas on the public sphere;McLuhan on media; Chomsky on propaganda; hooks and Mulvey on thesubjects of visual pleasure and oppositional gazes Features a substantial critical introduction, short sectionintroductions and full bibliographic citations

Asian Media Productions

Author : Brian Moeran
ISBN : 0824824377
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Working in the fields of anthropology and media and culture studies, and on the basis of extensive, hands-on research, the contributors have collaborated on a substantial volume on the social practices and cultural attitudes of people producing, reading, watching, and listening to different kinds of media in Japan, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore, and India.

Introduction To Communication Studies

Author : John Fiske
ISBN : 9781136870187
Genre : Social Science
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This revised edition of a now classic text includes a new introduction by Henry Jenkins, explaining ‘Why Fiske Still Matters’ for today’s students, followed by a discussion between former Fiske students Ron Becker, Elana Levine, Darrell Newton and Pamela Wilson on the theme of ‘Structuralism and Semiotics, Fiske-Style’. Both underline the continuing relevance of this foundational text in communication studies. How can we study communication? What are the main theories and methods of approach? This classic text provides a lucid, accessible introduction to the main authorities in the field of communication studies, aimed at students coming to the subject for the first time. It outlines a range of methods of analysing examples of communication, and describes the theories underpinning them. Thus armed, the reader will be able to tease out the latent cultural meanings in such apparently simple communications as news photos or popular TV programmes, and to see them with new eyes.

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