Synopses & Reviews
"Communication, Cultural and Media Studies" is an introductory guide for those who need to "come to terms" with the fields of communications and cultural studies. More 300 entries introduce the reader to key points in the areas, as well the historical underpinnings of each concept, and provides references for further reading. This edition contains more than 70 new entries, with existing entries revised to maintain currency with new developments in recent years. These elements, as well as the expertise of the authors in the fields of culture and communication, combine to provide a broad and useful study of culture and communication.
This is a volume to help you come to terms with terms, being an up-to-date, multi-disciplinary glossary of the concepts you are most likely to encounter in the study of communication, culture and media - from "anti-globalization" to "reality tv", and from "celebrity" to "tech-wreck".
Includes bibliographical references (p. 238-257) and index.
Communication, Cultural and Media Studies: The Key Concepts is a book to help you come to terms with terms, compiled by a leading figure in the field. This third edition of this classic text forms an up-to-date, multi-disciplinary glossary of the concepts you are most likely to encounter in the study of communication, culture and media, from 'anti-globalization' to 'reality tv', from 'celebrity ' to 'tech-wreck'.
This new edition includes:
*over 70 new entries
*most entries revised, rewritten and updated
*coverage of recent developments in communications, cultural and media studies.