Abstract

A Companion to Media Studies is a comprehensive collection that brings together new writings by an international team to provide an overview of the theories and methodologies that have produced this most interdisciplinary of fields. Tackles a variety of central concepts and controversies, organized into six areas of study: foundations, production, media content, media audiences, effects, and futures. Provides an accessible point of entry into this expansive and interdisciplinary field. Includes the writings of renowned media scholars, including McQuail, Schiller, Gallagher, Wartella, and Bryant. Now available in paperback for the course market.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages590
ISBN (Print)9780631226017
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 13 2007

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    All Consuming Identities: Race, Mass Media, and the Pedagogy of Resentment in the Age of Difference

    McCarthy, C. R., Dec 13 2007, A Companion to Media Studies. Valdivia, A. N. (ed.). Blackwell Publishing Ltd., p. 513-528 16 p.

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    Introduction

    Valdivia, A. N., Dec 13 2007, A Companion to Media Studies. Valdivia, A. N. (ed.). Blackwell Publishing Ltd., p. 1-16 16 p.

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    Salsa as Popular Culture: Ethnic Audiences Constructing an Identity

    Valdivia, A. N., Dec 13 2007, A Companion to Media Studies. Valdivia, A. N. (ed.). Blackwell Publishing Ltd., p. 399-418 20 p.

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